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BET Launches Festival: Should Essence Be Worried?

Posted February 14, 2013 by jmurray

Black Entertainment Television recently announced its inaugural BET Experience in Los Angeles—a three-day “music, entertainment and Black culture” festival nearly identical to the Essence Festival. The idea that BET would be expanding into the festival business doesn’t really raise eyebrows! Some wonder why they hadn’t tried their hand at it a long time ago. What […]

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Katherine Jackson: Says Reports Are “Stupid” & Custody Issue “Based on Lies”

Posted July 26, 2012 by jmurray

There has been a lot of speculation about the Jackson family feud and the majority of the coverage, led by entertainment website TMZ and its television series, has been slanted to make the Jackson family look bad. Many of the reports claim that the Jackson siblings – Randy, Marlon, Rebbie, Jermaine, Jackie and Janet – […]

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