BET Struggles to Relate with Black Viewers The Black Entertainment Television Network was created to bring authentic representations of African-Americans to cable television. But now it's under intense criticism for pandering to the lowest possible tastes. Many African-Americans are turning to other channels that have black shows.
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BET Struggles to Relate with Black Viewers

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BET Struggles to Relate with Black Viewers

BET Struggles to Relate with Black Viewers

BET Struggles to Relate with Black Viewers

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The Black Entertainment Television Network was created to bring authentic representations of African-Americans to cable television. After a couple of decades, however, it finds itself under intense criticism for pandering to the lowest possible tastes. A lot of African-Americans have given up on BET and are turning to other channels that have black shows.