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Debra Lee Steps Down As CEO At BET

Debra Lee, who has been with Black Entertainment Television (BET) since 1986, will step down from her role as CEO and chairman May 28. In December, Scott Mills succeeded her regarding the day-to-day operations of the network and he also assumed the role of President. “In her two decades at the helm of BET Networks, Debi has built BET into a truly …

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Hollywood Film Mogul Harvey Weinstein Arrested On Rape Charges

Film Producer Harvey Weinstein was being investigated for months by authorities due to claims made by more than 80 women of rape and sexual assault. Today he turned himself into NYPD and the Manhattan D.A on charges that he raped one woman and forced another to perform oral sex. “Eighty-five women have accused Weinstein of inappropriate to criminal behavior ranging …

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Stacey Abrams Makes History As The First Black Woman To Win Democratic Primary For Governor

“I grew up in a working-poor family that struggled to make ends meet, despite getting the education they were told they needed to have to move forward.” Stacey Abrams made history last night as the first Black woman to gain the Democratic party’s nomination for Governor. If elected in November, she will be the first Black woman Governor of Georgia. …

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The Obamas Sign Production Deal With Netflix

Former President and First Lady Barack and Michelle Obama announced today that they have signed a multi-year deal with Netflix. They have also formed a production company, “Higher Ground Productions” to produce content. Netflix represents 49 percent of all streaming with 125 million subscribers worldwide. The Obama’s plan to produce diverse content that may range from documentaries and features to …

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