THE ANNUAL SPECIAL WILL INCLUDE INSPIRATIONAL PERFORMANCES BY JOHNNY GILL, JEKALYN CARR, NICOLE BUS, AND SAMM HENSHAW; HONOREES WILL INCLUDE CELEBRATED ACTRESS/DANCER VANESSA BELL CALLOWAY; SPECIAL GUEST APPEARANCE BY SISTER CIRCLE LIVE CO-HOST SYLEENA JOHNSON
BET Networks continues its annual tradition of “going pink” in recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness month and announces special programming including the network’s third annual “BET Her Fights: Breast Cancer” concert special, and original limited series “The Waiting Room.” Hosted by actress, Wendy Raquel Robinson (The Game; Steve Harvey Show), the one-hour special, “BET Her Fights: Breast Cancer,” highlights touching stories and looks to build awareness amongst of African American women. The concert special will feature uplifting performances from RocNation recording artist Nicole Bus, gospel newcomer Jekalyn Carr, Singer/songwriter Samm Henshaw and R&B icon, Johnny Gill. Presenters will include Keisha Knight Pulliam (House of Payne, Madea Goes to Jail),Syleena Johnson(Sister Circle), and the cast of BET + original series “Bigger;” Tanisha Long, Rasheda Crockett and Angell Conwell. This year’s “BET HER FIGHTS: BREAST CANCER” honorees will include veteran actress/dancer, Vanessa Bell Calloway, and Chicago based entrepreneur Erika Bracey, two breast cancer survivors who will give compelling personal testimony about recognizing the signs of and overcoming breast cancer. “BET HER FIGHTS: BREAST CANCER” premieres Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at 8:00 PMET/PT on BET & BET HER.