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Join the Virtual Pancakes & Politics Discussion LIVE: Rebuilding American Cities through a Lens of Equity and Inclusion

The pandemic has forced Americans to take a critical look in the mirror, many of whom were not satisfied with what they saw. From that arose a stronger sense of commitment to creating lasting change beginning in local communities. The Michigan Chronicle’s latest virtual Pancakes & Politics focuses on improving access to better living for all. The forum will spotlight change agents such as Capital Impact Partners CEO Ellis...

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How Real Times Media expanded impact with Pancakes and Politics, in-person event gone virtual because of COVID-19

As appeared first in Local Media Association Real Times Media, founded in 2003, publishes weekly newspapers serving the Black community including the Chicago Defender, Michigan Chronicle, and Atlanta Daily World, as well as the digital studio RTM360°. Tanisha Leonard Michigan Chronicle launched Pancakes and Politics 15 years ago, “bridging what we perceived to be a deep cultural divide in Southeastern Michigan,” said Tanisha Leonard, President, RTM360°.  “Since that time, Pancakes and Politics has become...

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Real Times Media CEO Hiram Jackson Joins Radio Personality Frankie Darcell’s Podcast

Real Times Media CEO Hiram Jackson recently sat down with radio personality Frankie Darcell to talk about business, race, and politics in addition to media diversity. The discussion is apart of Darcell's podcast series "HEADLINES". Jackson dives in-depth into the impact of 2020 so far, and what he envisions the future will entail.  Check out the full interview. Click HERE. (Photo courtesy: MIX 92.3 FM)

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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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