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DETROIT – Who’s Who In Black, a Real Times Media subsidiary, announces a new initiative to build a dedicated online community of African American professionals. The new initiative recognizes the growing need to provide African American professionals of various backgrounds the opportunity to connect and grow. Furthermore, it represents a shift in the ethos of Who’s Who In Black (formerly Who’s Who Publishing). “In the past, only select markets...

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Message from the CEO

Dear Network,  During these trying times, we wanted to reach out to you to bring you a bit of good news.  Just like you, we hunkered down at home to ensure that we kept our families and our communities safe amidst the COVID-19 crisis. Then, we watched in horror as our community witnessed yet another example of police brutality. Over the past few months, we have been saddened, afraid, horrified and angry. But we’ve also been inspired...

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To help fund our continued coverage of the coronavirus impact in our community, Real Times Media has been selected to receive a Facebook Journalism Project COVID-19 US Local News Relief Grant in the amount of $100,000. A multimedia company headquartered in Detroit, Michigan, RTM delivers quality news, events, and entertainment for African American audiences via a diverse portfolio of brands including, Who’s Who in Black, Atlanta Tribune: The Magazine,...

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Facebook Awards Black Press of America Publishers $1.3 Million in Relief Grants

Facebook has announced that 15 member publishers of the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) will receive $1.288 million in grants through the Facebook Journalism Project’s relief fund for local news. The social media giant said more than 200 news organizations would receive nearly $16 million in grants, which stem from $25 million in local news relief funding announced in March as part of Facebook’s $100 million global investment in the news....

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Real Times Media CEO Re-Elected to Board of National Newspaper Publishers Association

Hiram E. Jackson, chief executive officer of Real Times Media (RTM), has been re-elected to the board of directors of the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA)—the national trade organization that represents African American newspapers and media companies—representing NNPA’s Region 3. Hiram E. Jackson CEO, Real Times Media “I am honored to have been re-elected to serve such a historic organization at such a pivotal point in its evolution,” said...

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Real Times Media Extends Content Licensing Partnership With ProQuest

Expanded partnership makes Real Times Media the largest black-owned media company to merchandise its archives in such fashion DETROIT, Aug. 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Real Times Media (RTM) has announced that it has extended its agreement with ProQuest, a global leader in educational technology, to grant exclusive worldwide rights for the education and library markets and non-exclusive worldwide rights for all other markets to reproduce, transmit and distribute the...

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