BET Her recognizes courageous, inspiring, and successful women who overcame life’s obstacles. In the new docu-series, BET Her Presents: Exceptional Black Women, each half-hour episode will highlight one exceptional woman, featuring never-before-seen photos, videos, intimate sit-down interviews and more.
This season will document the lives of MC Lyte, Maxine Waters, Meagan Good, Terri J. Vaughn, and Regina Hall.
BET Her Presents: Exceptional Black Women premieres Saturday, March 2, 2019, at 9 pm ET on BET HER.
On the premiere episode, legendary lyricist, DJ, author, actress, entertainer, philanthropist, and icon MC Lyte, reveals her intimate stories of struggle, perseverance, and success in the music industry. She also recounts her journey from growing up in a single-parent home in Brooklyn to being the first female solo rapper ever nominated for a Grammy and more. We also hear first-hand accounts from MC Lyte’s business partner Dr. Lynn Richardson and mother, Constance Moorer.
The feature will share stories from the following exceptional women:
MC LYTE (Premieres Saturday, March 2 at 9 pm ET/PT)
MAXINE WATERS (Premieres Saturday, March 9 at 9 pm ET/PT)
MEAGAN GOOD (Premieres Saturday, March 16 at 9 pm ET/PT)
TERRI J. VAUGHN (Premieres Saturday, March 23 at 9 pm ET/PT)
REGINA HALL (Premieres Saturday, March 30 at 9 pm ET/PT)
BET Her Presents: Exceptional Black Women is Executive Produced by Keith Beauchamp, who also serves as series Director, and David Dessel for Till Freedom Come Production.
For more information visit BET.com/BET-Her. Also, join the conversation on social media by using #ExceptionalBlackWomen and @BETherTV.
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Jamie Broadnax is the creator of the online publication and multimedia space for Black women called Black Girl Nerds. Jamie has appeared on MSNBC's The Melissa Harris-Perry Show and The Grio's Top 100. Her Twitter personality has been recognized by Shonda Rhimes as one of her favorites to follow. She is a member of the Critics Choice Association and executive producer of the Black Girl Nerds Podcast.