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and if you DID miss it, it would be in your best interest to catch a repeat!

NEW YORK — This month’s BET Awards will be a royal affair: Prince is getting a lifetime achievement honor.

From TheBVX.com: BET, George Foreman Grills and Dark & Lovely No Lye Relaxer have a commonality: They’re not as black as you think. For the confused, theBVX ( which like Black Voices is NOT black-owned) has compiled a shocking list of 10 things you thought were black owned but actually aren’t.

From TheLoop21.com: Last year, BET Networks and Johnson & Johnson made a commitment to support emerging African-American filmmakers through the BET original series and short film competition Lens on Talent.

From TheGrio.com: According to the blogs, BET has been busy in the last two months banning videos about by Teiarra Mari and Ciara and, this time, Ciara’s fans are fuming mad.

From UPI.com: NEW YORK, May 18 (UPI) — Singer and actress Queen Latifah has signed on as host of the 10th BET Awards show in Los Angeles next month, BET Networks said Tuesday.

From TheDailyBeast.com: Black Entertainment Television, which Sheila Crump Johnson and her husband Bob started three decades ago with $15,000 in seed money and a $500,000 investment from media mogul John Malone, made her one of wealthiest women in America.

In keeping up with the news every day, you’re bound to come across some pretty crazy headlines. But every once and a while here at NewsOne, we stumble upon a story that sounds so absurd, so completely contrary to our understanding of reality in the universe, that we pause and say, “Wait, you’ve got to […]

Someone alert the Irony Police, please. I’m sure BET President and CEO Debra Lee has the best of intentions in hosting this event – or at least wants to appear as though she does – but the entire concept warrants a major side-eye. Here’s a crazy idea: Maybe if BET stopped enthusiastically airing and promoting […]