Live Episode! Black Entertainment Television: Robert Johnson

December 14, 2017

How I built this

In 1979 Robert Johnson was a lobbyist for the burgeoning cable industry. That's when he got an idea for a channel called Black Entertainment Television. He started small just a few hours of programming a week. But by the 1990s BET had become a cultural touchstone. In 2001 he sold BET to Viacom fo...See more

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