In what Philadelphia Inquirer TV columnist Gail Shister described as "a shocker," BET, Viacom's cable channel targeting the black audience, skipped live coverage of the Coretta Scott King funeral and stuck with its usual lineup of music videos Tuesday. BET spokesman Michael Lewellen told the newspaper: "We weighed a number of different options. In the end, we chose to offer a different kind of experience for BET viewers." He said the network received only a handful of complaints. However, the cable network has come under increasing attack by black leaders for canceling news, public affairs, and talk shows and replacing them with music video programming that many regard as sexually explicit and violent.
The band performed the album in full at Eaux Claires Music & Arts Festival this summer.
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