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First Ever All Black News Network Launches in U.S.
The Black News Channel (BNC) officially launched and premiered in select markets this past week, making it the only black-led news network in the country. The network was started by former Oklahoma Congressman J.C. Watts Jr. and cable television vet Bob Brillante.
BNC’s state-of-the-art network operations center is operating out of Tallahassee, Florida, with several news bureaus positioned around the country. BNC will provide culturally relevant and intelligent programming that will be informative, educational, inspiring, and empowering to its core audience. The network is collaborating with the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) and plans on providing the network access to stories not covered by other news organizations. Learn more about the network here
About 29 Days of Little Known Facts About (Black) American History
29 Days of Little Known Facts About (Black) American History is an annual blog campaign curated by 540WMain that has a mission to promote and share little known facts about Black Americans throughout history every day throughout the month of February. Now in it 3rd year the campaign highlights the life and work of past and present day Black American that are overlooked or underrepresented in our conversations about American history.
540WMain will celebrate its 4 year anniversary with a party and extravaganza on Saturday June 20, 2020. In just four years the organization has become a pillar in the Susan B. Anthony neighborhood and a convener and curator of important and vital community conversations, classes, and programs. Your financial support helps us scale up this work in 2020 and beyond with a year long fundraising goal of $40,000