With over 100 million records sold worldwide, Grammys, an Oscar and a Golden Globe, Lionel Richie has made his mark on music. This year, BET celebrates him and his illustrious career.
The 2014 BET Awards spotlights the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Bill for the Humanitarian Award. Click here to explore a timeline and other content which reveals the profound impact and work of the civil rights community to get the bill passed.
As founder of Urban Prep Academies, King is promoting post-secondary success in Chicago and sharpening the minds of the future.
Aimed at tackling obsesity and other issues that plague urban areas, Thompson started urban farms to help people eat their way to a better life.
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