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BET celebrates Black History Month with original programming

BET and BET J will debut movie premieres, original shows and music specials every Sunday for Black History Month. Some documentaries make the line up, including
January 29, 2009

BET and BET J will debut movie premieres, original shows and music specials every Sunday for Black History Month. Some documentaries make the line up, including Mandela on February 1, where Nelson Mandela tells his own incredible story of apartheid, imprisonment and presidency. BET J on February 3 will air Black Stories, a marathon of documentaries.

About The Author
Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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