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IT’S FIGHT TIME! BET NETWORKS & ROC NATION SPORTS PRESENT throne boxing FEATURING WBA SUPER MIDDLEWEIGHT WORLD CHAMPION ANDRE WARD

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BET Networks is stepping into the ring with Roc Nation Sports to air throne boxing live on the network with its first event featuring WBA Super Middleweight World Champion Andre Ward (27-0, 14 KO’s) facing former World Title Challenger Paul Smith (35-5, 20 KO’s) of England in a 12 round bout on Saturday, June 20th at 10:00 P.M. ET/7:00 P.M. PT live from Oracle Arena in Oakland, California.

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BET Networks to Participate in First Lady Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move Campaign to Tackle Childhood Obesity

BET’s Involvement In Let’s Move Further Supports Campaign’s Goal to Increase Healthy Schools and Empowers Kids to Make Healthier Choices In Their Lives

 

NEW YORK, Feb. 9 — BET Networks Chairman & CEO Debra Lee announced today that BET Networks will join the First Lady of the United States, Michelle Obama, in her nationwide Let’s Move (www.LetsMove.gov) campaign to address the problem of childhood obesity. BET Networks, and The BET Foundation will offer its combined resources to this initiative.

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Star Jones to Host BET News Exclusive on Obesity in Black America

NEW YORK, Nov. 10 — African-Americans are killing themselves, slowly, and quietly, little by little, every day and the killer is not likely to grab headlines or to bloody the streets. The murderous weapon is food, and many African-Americans are, quite simply, eating themselves to death. African-Americans are more overweight and obese than any other racial group and at risk for developing heart disease, diabetes, stroke, hypertension, and certain types of cancer.

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