—Photo credit: Kanya Stewart and Angelica Washingoton
L-R Front Row: Senator Marco Rubio, Rep. Alan Williams, Mayor John Marks, Congressman J.C. Watts, Interim President Larry Robinson, Rep. Nick Maddox, Rep. Shevrin Jones.
L-R Back Row: Regional Director Brian Mimbs, Lori Hutto, Attorey Sean Pittman, Interim Provost Rodner Wright, Dean Ann Wead Kimbrough, Rep. Bobby Powell, Congressman Kendrick Meek, Frank Watson, BTNC.
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Black TV News Channel finds home at historical HBCU
Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU) School of Journalism recently made history after signing on to become the nation's only Black-owned cable news network. Partnering with the Black Television Network (BTNC),The achievement marks an unprecedented milestone in Black history. After the Black Entertainment Televison (BET) dropped news from its programming in 1996, there were no Black-owned and operated 24-news television news station in the country.