ABC News to air newsmagazine on the Black experience
This combination photo shows, from left, Carmelo Anthony, Nick Cannon, David Alan Grier, John Ridley and Danny Glover who will be featured on "Soul of a Nation," an ABC newsmagazine focused on Black life in America. (AP Photo)NEW YORK – ABC News says that next month it will begin airing “Soul of a Nation,” which the network believes is the first prime-time broadcast newsmagazine focused on Black life in America. The network has committed to six episodes that will air on consecutive Tuesday nights. It illustrates the opportunity to both speak to a Black audience and educate others about what is going on in the community. ___This story has been corrected to show that the name of the series creator is Marie Nelson, not Marie Roberts.
'Black-ish' Star Marsai Martin Calls Out Critics Hating on Her Hair and Teeth During BET Awards
Marsai Martin doesn't know why how she looked during the virtual 2020 BET Awards was a concern for anyone watching. And theyre talking about my veneers," Martin said in a video shared on Instagram. Martin ended the video by declaring, "Yall, were in quarantine, and weve got more things to focus on than just my hair." In addition to her video, Martin also took to Twitter to address the comments about her appearance. Here are some more highlights to come out of the BET Awards:RELATED CONTENT:BET Awards 2020: Best and Biggest MomentsBET Awards 2020: The Complete Winners ListAlicia Keys Emotionally Belts Out 'Perfect Way to Die' at BET Awards