Here’s some key events that happened on this day brought to you by Black Facts 1. 1997 – First 24-Hour Black Movie Channel BET Holdings and Encore Media Corp. launch BET Movie/Starz the first 24 hour Black Movie channel. 2. 1997 – Black Facts Online Goes Live! Black Facts Online, the premiere spot for […]

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Black television has long reflected a wide diversity of Black America's stories -- from the college students at Hillman, to the family matters in Carl Winslow's house and the hard struggles Florida and James Evans endured living in project housing.


  Deadline is reporting that Spike Lee is teaming up with Showtime to develop a series based on his 1986 feature film debut, “She’s Gotta…