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NBA legend Chris Webber recently released his new memoir “By God’s Grace.” In an exclusive interview with Real Times Media, Webber discusses the impact of Fab Five, backlash aimed at Angel Reese, hip-hop’s influence in sports, and his  NBA career. Webber sits down with Executive Editor A.R. Shaw at iHeart Studios in Atlanta. Watch exclusive video below:

As the African American Mayors Association convenes in Atlanta for the annual conference, the AAMA will welcome a new Midwest mayor in its ranks. In a groundbreaking moment for Fort Wayne, Indiana, Sharon Tucker has been elected as the city’s new mayor. This marks a historic milestone as she’s the first Black mayor and the second woman to hold this position. News of her win was met with resounding approval from the local Democratic Party, signaling a new era of progress and inclusivity for the northeastern Indiana

Illinois House Speaker Emanuel “Chris” Welch was unanimously recommended to serve as the new Proviso Township Committeeman in a meeting held this evening of the Executive Committee, replacing the late Karen Yarbrough. With the support of every local mayor, labor leaders from throughout the state, and active Democrats throughout the township, the Proviso Township Democratic Organization (PTDO) recommended to the Cook County Democratic Party that Speaker Welch be named Proviso Township Committeeman. Their recommendation is expected to be ratified by the full Cook County Democratic Party on Monday. “Karen

Cleveland, OH – Real Times Media is excited to announce Congresswoman Shontel M. Brown as it’s Foreword writer for the 16th edition of Who’s Who In Black Cleveland. Congresswoman Shontel M. Brown is a relentless public servant who is committed to delivering results for the people of Ohio’s Eleventh Congressional District. First elected to the House of Representatives in 2021, where she works to attract jobs that pay fair wages to Northeast Ohio, improve access to affordable, high-quality health care, ensure equity and justice for all Americans, and

Columbus, OH – Who's Who In Black Columbus is excited to announce the return of Dr. Carter D. Womack as its Associate Publisher. Dr. Carter D. Womack, the Chief Operating Officer of Who’s Who In Black, brings his extensive experience and a profound commitment to community enrichment to the Who’s Who In Black Columbus publication. "I am deeply privileged to extend my service as the Associate Publisher of Who's Who In Black Columbus. This platform not only highlights the remarkable talents and accomplishments within our community but also

Affordable housing is a major problem in the City of Pittsburgh. Many African Ameri­cans who once lived in East Liberty, Uptown, the South Side Flats area and parts of the Central North Side have been uprooted, with sparkling, flashy new apartment developments that, if the developers had their way, would have all the units priced at mar­ket-rate. But in the words of Pitts­burgh Mayor Ed Gain­ey, the city's first Black mayor, "if you're coming to ask me for city subsidy, I'm gonna tell you what I need; I need

At the heart of every pivotal moment in civil rights and political movements, the spirit of “Black Girl Magic” has been palpable, with Black women leading the charge. Their journey is one defined by an alchemy of resilience, leadership, and an unwavering commitment to justice, turning trials and challenges into triumphs. This unique blend of strength and grace under pressure is what imbues Black women’s contributions with a sense of magic; they not only overcome obstacles but do so with a brilliance that sets new standards for

Meet HERide co-founders Jillian Anderson and DeVynne Starks, who are breaking new ground as the first Black-women-owned rideshare company to secure a contract with Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. HERide also offers the added caveat of prioritizing women’s safety. Within the ride-sharing industry, the BWE company stands out for its commitment to safety, equity, and inclusivity above industry giants Lyft and Uber. Meet HERide, the leading female-friendly ride-sharing option in Georgia, making waves with its innovative approach to creating a safer and more inclusive ride-sharing experience. “What inspired me to

Real Times Media's Who's Who In Black series frequently features women who continue to impact the culture through a myriad of contributions across all sectors of society. Their groundbreaking accomplishments have changed the nation and inspired women around the world to become game-changers in bringing the promise of equality and excellence to fruition. One of those delivering on that promise is Falonda Woods, Atlanta’s second Black woman Postmaster. “Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds." -

Born in Chicago and raised between Racine, Wisconsin, and the South Side, Dorri McWhorter was destined for leadership. Her passion for advocacy and communications started early. At just 11 years old, she wrote a letter to Santa Claus, urging him to “keep people safe!” showcasing her selfless concern for others. It was at this time that she discovered her love for numbers and desire to become an accountant. McWhorter’s unwavering focus paved the path to inevitable success, and she accomplished her dream of becoming an accountant, working in the