BET Awards

BET Awards Dominated by Tributes to Black Lives Matter

The BET Awards kicked off Sunday night with an extended, star-studded rendition of Public Enemy’s “Fight the Power,” one of a slew of tributes to the Black Lives Matter movement that dominated the annual awards show that honors black achievement in entertainment and sports.


No, Jesse Williams, I Will Not ‘Sit Down’

The truth: it takes no courage to tell an audience of black entertainers that white America is the problem. If Williams had dared tell them not to use the N-word; not to glorify violence; or to honor cops protecting black communites — that would have been courage.

Jesse Williams (Matt Sayles / Invision / Associated Press)

Stacey Dash Fires Back: ‘BET Lies to Black People’

Fox News contributor Stacey Dash created quite the controversy this week when she suggested that black entertainers who support self-segregation–à la BET and Black History Month–are hypocrites for trashing the lack of black Oscar nominees. Now Dash is hitting back against her critics.

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