Amanpour and Company

“I am Debra Lee:” Former BET CEO on Shaping Black Culture

Clip: 03/31/2023 | 16m 24s  | Video has closed captioning.

Debra Lee, known as the godmother of Black entertainment, was a pioneering leadership figure as former CEO of Black Entertainment Television. In her new memoir, Lee reflects on her time at BET and what it means to be a cultural symbol. She explains all to Michel Martin.

Aired: 03/31/23

Rating: NR

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