Black History Month BET

Black + Iconic: Shirley Chisholm

Howard University sophomore Rachel gives us the history behind the political leader's rise to the halls of power and the doors she opened.

Black + Iconic: Victor J. Glover Jr.

Morgan State University junior Laila explains the significance of the astronaut's pioneering missions into space and his upcoming moon mission.

Black + Iconic: Alvin Ailey

Howard University sophomore Gabrielle remembers the influence the legendary dance choreographer had on the culture.

Black + Iconic: Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson

Howard University junior Kennedi notes how critical to our history the elevation of the first Black woman to serve on the Supreme Court has been.

Black + Iconic: Queen Latifah

Howard University sophomore Rachel explains why the Queen of hip-hop is rap royalty and how she empowers others.

Black + Iconic: Missy Elliott

Jackson State University senior D'Mia talks about why she is inspired by the Grammy-winning hip-hop legend.
Vice President Kamala Harris

Vice President Kamala Harris and BET Honor Young Black Trailblazers During Black History Month

The invitation-only celebration was held at the private residence of Harris and Second Gentleman Doug Emhoff.