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BET Joins Forces With [tbh] in the Fight To Combat Hate for National Religious Freedom Day and Martin Luther King Day

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NEW YORK, January 20, 2021 /3BL Media/ – BET (a subsidiary of ViacomCBS Inc., NASDAQ: VIACA, VIAC), the nation's leading provider of quality content for African American audiences, and [tbh] Together Beat Hate, an organization focused on creating replicable models for fighting antisemitism and other forms of prejudice, racism and hate, are joining forces to shine a light on heroes of the past and leaders of today who are using their platforms to combat hate. The partnership will launch in celebration of National Religious Freedom Day and Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

MTV, VH1 And Comedy Central Join Forces To Help Formerly Incarcerated People Vote In Florida

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There’s an organization in Florida that is committed to helping formerly incarcerated people restore their right to vote in time for the 2020 general election. Now, MTV, VH1 and Comedy Central joined the efforts of the Florida Rights Restoration Coalition by donating $250,000 to help their efforts to increase voter access b

BET News Presents: “A March for Action” Friday, August 28 at 11am ET on BET

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On Friday, August 28, BET will air a News special titled “A MARCH FOR ACTION.” Hosted by Marc Lamont Hill, the LIVE two-hour production will look to address the issue of police brutality, and provide coverage of the National Action Network Commitment March: Get Your Knee Off Our Necks.

BET’s COVID-19 Relief Effort Raises Funds With Homespun Videos and Heartfelt Sentiments

By Jeff Vasishta
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Other than the actual fundraising, one of the enjoyable things about “at home” music events in this time of coronavirus is watching artists perform unvarnished.

AEG and BET Team Up for Seventh Annual BET Experience Youth Program Presented by AEG

Program has served more than 300 high school students in the greater Los Angeles area to provide exclusive, in-depth look at entertainment industry
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AEG, the world’s leading sports and live entertainment company, and BET Networks teamed up to host the seventh annual BET Experience Youth Program presented by AEG last month in conjunction with BET Experience at L.A. LIVE and the BET Awards.

The program provides high school students with an in-depth look at the entertainment industry through exclusive access to executives, artists and professionals throughout the industry in addition to hands-on music education.

Tyler Perry, Lee Daniels, Queen Latifah and More Lead Panel at BET’s META Conference

Leading thought leaders gathered to explore how media’s digital revolution can create opportunity for the Black community.
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By Kelby Clark

At META Convened by BET, leading Black entrepreneurs, thought leaders, and cultural icons gathered in Los Angeles to discuss how they can work together to use technology to advance the Black community.

AEG and BET Host Sixth Annual BET Experience Youth Program

Program provides in-depth look at entertainment industry; behind-the-scenes access to BET Experience at L.A. LIVE and BET Awards
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Since the inception of BET Experience at L.A. LIVE in 2012, AEG, the world’s leading sports and live entertainment company and BET Networks have provided more than 300 students throughout the greater Los Angeles area with an in-depth look at the entertainment industry and behind-the-scenes access to the BET Experience at L.A. LIVE and the BET Awards through the BET Experience Youth Program.

A Spotlight on BET’s Aulston Taylor

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As part of an ongoing effort to highlight employees within Viacom whose work in the community deserves the spotlight in itself, we recently connected with Aulston Taylor, Sr. Account Executive at BET Networks.

Viacom to Support Courageous Youth Activists Who Have Had #Enough of Gun Violence

by Stuart Winchester
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In the weeks since a gunman claimed 17 lives at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, courageous young people have marched and raised their voices to demand action on gun violence in the United States. They have had #enough.

Viacom and its brands have a long history of supporting young people’s movements around the world, and today the company is extending that tradition by leveraging its substantial multi-platform footprint to support these extraordinary individuals and amplify the reach and impact of their activism.

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