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'Becoming Barack' Slated To Premiere On President's Day

 

CENTRIC Brings Its Viewers, 'BECOMING BARACK,' A Provocative Documentary, on Monday, February 15 at 8:00 P.M.*

The CENTRIC Special Coincides With President's Day and Chronicles Barack Obama's Early Years Before His Historic Rise As Our Nation's Leader

NEW YORK, -- CENTRIC brings its viewers the provocative and informative documentary, BECOMING BARACK slated to premiere on President's DayMonday, February 15 at 8:00 P.M.* The CENTRIC special offers an intimate look at Barack Obama, and chronicles his early years from Chicago's South Side, providing a personal glimpse into the leader who would eventually become the nation's 44th President, and the nation's first African-American President.

BECOMING BARACK includes rarely seen archival footage of Barack Obama, including a 1986 WMAQ-Chicago news story detailing Obama's success as a local community activist; a 1990 news clip after he's elected president of the Harvard Law Review; and a 1993 "lost" interview clip- all of which document the remarkable legacy of our nation's President.  The one-hour documentary will re-air on CENTRIC on Sunday, February 21 at 12:00 P.M. and 11:00 P.M., and was executive produced by Stuart A. Goldman of Stuart Goldman Co. and Michael B. Sutton, President & CEO of Little Dizzy Home Video and Records.

"We are excited to bring CENTRIC viewers this powerful documentary that will give them a rare early glimpse at our president. We're thrilled to present this special premiere on President's Day," stated Paxton Baker, CENTRIC's Executive Vice President and General Manager.  "This special exemplifies the type of compelling and thought-provoking content that is central to our mature and sophisticated viewing audience. I'm proud to have it as a part of our unique programming lineup."

*All show times are Eastern Standard Time

For more information on CENTRIC's programming slate, please visit centrictv.com.

About CENTRIC

Centric is a 24-hour music and entertainment channel that reflects the lifestyle and sophistication of today's African-American and multicultural adult viewer.  With a finger on the pulse of an ever-changing beat, its compelling music content fuses Soul, R&B, Neo-Soul, Hip Hop, Reggae, Gospel, Jazz, Old School, New School and everything in between with today's hottest artists. It is a unique of mix of music, culture and lifestyle programming that embodies the lives, tastes and aspirations of the CENTRIC viewer: All you. All day. All night.

SOURCE BET Network


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