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5 Other Companies Owned By BET Founder Bob Johnson That You...

AFRICANGLOBE - Many people know Bob Johnson as being the founder of BET, which he sold to Viacom back in the year 2001. BET was and continues to be the nation’s most popular and most profitable cable television channel that targets African American viewers. Here are 5 companies that he owns (under his RLJJ companies umbrella) that you probably don't know about.

Obama Popularity Among Blacks Does Not Translate to Jobs

AFRICANGLOBE - Despite President Obama having above 90 percent job approval among Blacks, just 62 percent are optimistic that the job outlook will improve over the next four years, according to a new poll.

Majority of Black Americans Reject Gay Rights as Civil Rights

AFRICANGLOBE - According to a new poll commissioned by Black Entertainment Television (BET) founder Bob Johnson and conducted by Zogby showed that 55 percent of African-American adults do not agree with the claim that gay rights are the same as civil rights for Blacks.

Black People and Their Wealth

AFRICANGLOBE - There are three men and two women whose collective wealth is more than $37 billion! According to the latest Forbes calculations, Aliko Dangote of Nigeria tops the list with a net worth of more than $16 billion! Mohammed Al-Amoudi, with a net worth of $13 billion, is said to own over 70% of all the oil in Ethiopia and produces 4 tons of gold per year.