Black Entertainment Television (BET) begins broadcasting

January 25

On January 25, 1980, Black Entertainment Television (BET) began broadcasting for the first time.

Today, BET still serves as a powerful voice for the black community. 


Staff, B. (2013, January 14). 29 Black Music Milestones: Bet, ‘yo! MTV Raps’ launch. Billboard. Retrieved January 1, 2023, from 

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