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BET Reportedly Suspends a Producer Over Blue Ivy Hair Joke

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BET is pulling out all the stops to free itself from the entanglement of the Beygency.  After Karrueche Tran’s 106 & Park guest hosting gig went awry when she dissed Blue Ivy’s hair on Monday’s show,  the network’s president of music programming and specials Stephen Hill took to Twitter to apologize on the behalf...

Children Are Off Limits! A Lesson Learned But Sorry BET and Karrueche Tran The Damage Is Irreversible

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Hip-hop’s royalty — The Carters — has been criticized and ridiculed for the hair care or lack thereof Blue Ivy’s mane. From the bold and brash petition created by Jasmine Toliver to the many comments gone viral, it seems as if people have nothing more...

Does BET Ignore Jason Derulo?

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Singer Jason Derulo says he’s over BET. In an interview during So You Think You Can Dance, Pacific Rim Video host Chris Trondsen asked Derulo if he felt “underappreciated” by BET since the network’s recent awards show recognized Chris Brown and August Alsina but…not him....

Lena Waithe’s “Twenties” Headed to BET

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Lena Waithe, writer and producer of “Dear White People,” has just inked a deal to write a pilot script for BET based on her popular YouTube series “Twenties.” Debuted last August, “Twenties” focuses on the experiences of a few twentysomething black women trying to find...

Watch the First Trailer for Clement Virgo’s Powerful Film ‘The Book of Negroes’

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If 2013 was “the year of Black film,” 2014 and 2015 are shaping up to be more of the same. With a mixture of comedies, thrillers like No Good Deed and Addicted, and historical pictures like Ava DuVernay’s highly anticipated Selma on the horizon, the...