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JC Watts, Media Mogul?

On the one hand, race-based programming just seems so 20th century. On the other hand, if J.C. Watts is running things, it might be worth watching:

May 27, 2008 — FORMER congressman J.C. Watts is behind a major push to launch an all-news channel for black people.
The network, tentatively called Black Television News Channel and slated to launch in early 2009, already has an agreement with Comcast cable to be carried in several cities with large black populations including Philadelphia, Chicago, Detroit, Washington D.C., Atlanta and Baltimore.

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