NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BET Networks will be on the ground reporting on every angle of the “JUSTICE FOR ALL” MARCH with coverage airing Saturday, December 13 on BET. BET News’ coverage will include the pre-march anticipation amongst the crowd in Freedom Plaza and track every step of the march along Pennsylvania Avenue to Capitol Hill. BET News will capture personal accounts about what motivated the community to participate and their feelings about the crisis and various speeches that take place after the march. BET News correspondent Andre Showell will offer analysis and commentary of the March throughout the day.
BET News’ web series for millennials “WHAT’S AT STAKE” will embed college student ambassadors to shoot Point-Of-View content titled “Diaries of the March.” The ambassador will take over BET’s official Instagram account capturing images and uploading posts as they march along with the crowd. Photos will also be shared to Twitter, Facebook, Google+ from the march throughout the day. BET social media will post quotes from the speeches taking place throughout the day. Additional footage shot will be featured in future episodes of “What’s At Stake” at www.BET.com\WhatsAtStake.
Viewers can join the conversation about the special on Twitter by using hashtags: #BETATTHEMARCH and #WHATSATSTAKE.
BET Networks has covered the recent events extensively with specials “BET NEWS PRESENTS: A CONVERSATION WITH PRESIDENT OBAMA” http://bet.us/1ucwuDG, “JUSTICE FOR US: A BET TOWN HALL” http://bet.us/1IChHfc and “JUSTICE FOR FERGUSON: A COMMUNITY REACTS” http://bet.us/1zWu93Y.
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