Black Entertainment Television (BET) honored Black culture, with the 2020 BET Awards, hosted by comedian, Amanda Seales, who skillfully piloted a consequential journey, through the history of BET, with laughter, truth, and reflection. Icons were celebrated, the demand for equity elevated, and the advancement of Black excellence emblazoned, through music, dance, poetry, and progress, at this year’s virtual awards ceremony. Founded in 1980 by, Robert Johnson, BET is a pivotal platform, still uplifting Black artists, providing Black people, the space to be seen, heard, and valued.

2020 BET Awards: Chuck D, Nas, YG, Black Thought & Rapsody perform, Public Enemy’s, “Fight the Power”

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Tami Warren is the writer and creator of Namaste Negro. She lives life with daily doses of humor in Denver, Colorado. Tami earned a B.A. in Sociology, from the University of Colorado. Tami keeps it high, in the Mile High City. Humor is healthy, so cachinnate. Compassion and comedy are not required, but they are extremely helpful. We are all connected on this planet. So, we may as well greet each other and say, Namaste. Hate is heavy, be light.

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