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Where: (click below to visit venue on Foursquare)1900 W Pl Northeast, Washington D.C.

When: January 25, 1980

What: In August 1979, with a dream of delivering programming that catered to African-Americans and a $15,000 loan and six figure investment from TCI, Robert L. Johnson started Black Entertainment Television. The fledgling network began broadcasting in January 25, 1980.

In celebration of Black Music Month, TheUrbanDaily’s “It’s All Black Music” presents 100 Rewarding Black Music Moments, sponsored by Southwest Airlines.

Each Black Music Moment is associated with an actual place that you can visit. During the month of June, check in to at least three of these places on Foursquare to unlock TheUrbanDaily’s exclusive “It’s All Black Music” Badge. Check out the locations and details on our Foursquare page!

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