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WATCH: BET Founder Gives Obama A Pass

Posted 04.08.2013 | Black Voices

In recent weeks BET founder, Robert L. Johnson, has voiced his opinion over the unemployment gap between African-Americans and Caucasian Americans. ...

The New Scandal at the Black Cable Networks: No LGBT Characters

Earnest Winborne | Posted 05.15.2013 | Gay Voices
Earnest Winborne

Times are changing. And thanks to President Obama's support for LGBT rights, black Americans attitudes towards LGBT people are slowly changing too, but we still have a long way to go to end the bigotry and religious homophobia that still exists.

Those MTV And BET 'Hacks' Were A PR Stunt

The Huffington Post | Dino Grandoni | Posted 04.21.2013 | Technology

After the Twitter accounts for both Burger King and Jeep were hacked over a two-day period, you're likely to take @MTV and @BET at their word when the...

Super Bowl: Vegas Style

Jeremy Kintigh | Posted 04.01.2013 | Sports
Jeremy Kintigh

What's bigger than watching the big game in your living room? Watching it with several hundred other like-minded fans going crazy play after play! As usual Las Vegas takes everything to the craziest level possible and when Super Bowl Sunday comes it is no exception.

Stars Step Out For The BET Inaugural Gala

Posted 01.22.2013 | Black Voices

This past inaugural weekend was all about the pomp and circumstance and the glitz and glam. The world watched as President Obama kicked off his second...

BET Strikes Gold!

Posted 01.22.2013 | Black Voices

BET is bringing in their new year of programming with a bang! According to the Hollywood Reporter, the network netted the largest amount of cable view...

PHOTOS: BET Honors 2013 Style Stars

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 03.15.2013 | Black Voices

The 2013 BET Honors took place in Washington, D.C. last night. The event which celebrates distinguished African Americans performing at exceptional le...

BET Founder Offers Plan To Cut Racial Disparity In Hiring | Posted 12.18.2012 | Black Voices

Backed by leading civil rights leaders, prominent African-American businessman Robert L. Johnson Monday renewed his call for President Obama to addres...

WATCH: Gabrielle Union Opens Up On Combating Negative Stereotypes

Posted 11.10.2012 | Black Voices

During this week’s episode of HuffPost’s Black Voices’ weekly entertainment news series, BV 365, host Teri Johnson was on the “pink” carpet ...

Alicia Keys, Dionne Warwick Among Honorees For BET Special

AP | Posted 10.10.2012 | Black Voices

NEW YORK -- Alicia Keys and Dionne Warwick are known for singing pop and R&B, but they'll be honored as black women who "rock" on BET. The "Black Gir...

How Hip-Hop Can Heal: A Message on the Rick Ross, Young Jeezy BET Altercation

Freeway Rick Ross | Posted 12.01.2012 | Black Voices
Freeway Rick Ross

This weekend the news that came out of the BET award show about the altercation between the rapper using my name "Rick Ross" and "Young Jeezy" can only be described as disappointing. These are not fighters, they are entertainers, as much as they build their image on criminality - it is still an image.

BET Hip-Hop Awards 2012 Recap: Police Break Up Scuffle, Chris Lighty Remembered

AP | JONATHAN LANDRUM Jr. | Posted 11.30.2012 | Black Voices

ATLANTA -- Atlanta police officers broke up an altercation Saturday evening between two groups at the seventh annual BET Hip-Hop Awards, but no arrest...

WATCH: Where Did BET Go?

Posted 09.19.2012 | Comedy

A contract dispute between DirecTV and Viacom may have recently resulted in 26 channels like Comedy Central and Nickelodeon being pulled from the air,...

PHOTOS: Chaka Is A Golden Goddess

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 07.02.2012 | Black Voices

We would like to give a round of applause to the fabulousness that is Chaka Khan. The legendary songstress went full glam Sunday night at the 2012...

The Happily Married Creators of The Game, Girlfriends, and Sparkle Talk Film, Family and Whitney Houston

Chie Davis | Posted 08.31.2012 | Black Voices
Chie Davis

We're best friends, beyond being married we enjoy being together. He inspires me as an artist, plus he's sexy on top of it! I think that the challenge is balancing life together.

Beyonce & Jay-Z Going Head-To-Head

AP | Posted 08.29.2012 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — Beyonce will battle her husband for video of the year at the BET Awards, and now both performers are confirmed to attend. Beyonce...

Black Media Outlets Join Ad Agencies To Reach Minority Consumers

Posted 07.20.2012 | Black Voices

Over two dozen black media firms and marketing agencies have joined forces to make advertising history. The consortium aims to place emphasis on the o...

'The Game' Finale: Farewell To Melanie And Derwin

Posted 06.07.2012 | TV

Though "The Game" (Tue., 10 p.m. ET on BET) has been renewed for a sixth season by the network that saved it after The CW dumped it in 2009. A big par...

Pooch Hall Follows Tia Mowry As The Next To Depart 'The Game'

AP | MESFIN FEKADU | Posted 05.17.2012 | Black Voices

NEW YORK -- BET's hit series "The Game" has lost another star: Pooch Hall isn't returning for the show's sixth season. BET said in a statement Thursd...

Tia Mowry Leaves 'The Game'

AP | MESFIN FEKADU | Posted 07.16.2012 | Black Voices

NEW YORK — The game is over for Tia Mowry: The star of the hit BET series "The Game" won't appear in the show's sixth season. Mowry's represent...

Joel McHale Says Chevy Chase Will Follow 'A Trail Of Money' Back To 'Community'

Posted 05.04.2012 | TV

Despite making fun of her and her show relentlessly on "The Soup," Joel McHale was all smiles when he appeared on "The Wendy Williams Show" (weekdays,...

Look Who's Returning For The 'House' Finale

Posted 04.22.2012 | TV

As Fox's "House" series finale nears, its roster of returning cast member continues to grow. TVLine reports that Amber Tamblyn will step into Mart...

Yea Or Nay: Rocsi's Sexy Cutout Dress

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 04.18.2012 | Black Voices

Rocsi Diaz stepped out in a sexy little number for the Food Bank For New York City 2012 Can-Do Awards Dinner last night. The "106 Park" VJ looked...

BET Renews 'The Game,' Gets Four New Shows

Posted 04.12.2012 | TV

BET has added four new shows to its lineup, ranging from the quirky Wayans family to uncovering the mysteries behind homicides, Deadline was the first...

PHOTOS: Mo'Nique Slims Down, Shares Workout Motivation Via Twitter

Posted 03.14.2012 | Black Voices

While on hiatus from her late night talk show, Mo'Nique is apparently keeping busy at the gym. BET's "The Monique Show" was halted indefinitely last J...