BET Launches Fundraiser to Help Black Community Through the Pandemic

A star-studded broadcast special will be hosted by Kelly Rowland, Regina Hall and Terrence J


As data slowly reveals that black and Latino communities have been the hardest hit by COVID-19 deaths in many U.S. cities, Black Entertainment Television (BET) is stepping up to help.

The Viacom subsidiary announced today that it is launching a new partnership with United Way to raise money for black communities impacted by the pandemic. The multi-pronged initiative kicks off Wednesday night at 8 p.m. ET with the first in a four-part virtual town hall titled “Unmasked: A COVID-19 Virtual Town Hall Series Powered by NAACP & BET,” streaming on NAACP.org.

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