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Real Times Media and The Black Information Network Team Up to Expand Local News for the Black Community

In a move that brings award-winning storytelling and in-depth reporting from five respected Black-owned news outlets to a national platform, Real Times Media (RTM) and BIN: The Black Information Network have formed a partnership in which BIN would distribute RTM’s news and related content on its digital platforms and 32 affiliate radio markets.
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BIN & RTM Forge Partnership

• iHeartMedia’s BIN: Black Information Network and Real Times Media (RTM), a Detroit-based multimedia holding company focused on media, marketing, and content expressly for urban audiences, announced a strategic partnership to share and distribute news that is most important to the Black community. This new partnership expands upon the recent...
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Roland Martin to serve as ‘Opening Lecture’ keynote

Renowned journalist and author Roland S. Martin will serve as the keynote speaker at the Center for African American Studies’ 10th annual Opening Lecture at The University of Texas at Arlington. Scheduled for 6 p.m. on Sept. 29 in the University Center’s Bluebonnet Room, the lecture is sponsored by the...
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The onus is on us

Ebony/Jet were print media designed to keep Black people abreast of what was going on with Black people. Ebony was the Black version of a Life magazine, focusing the majority of the time on the positive aspects of Black life. Jet was a news recap that we could read to keep up with what was going on with Black people all over the world. The Chicago Defender was the local newspaper that kept us informed on a daily basis of the news that was of interest to Black people.
CHICAGO, IL
Radio Business Report

BIN Inks A Content Distribution, Marketing Pact

The iHeartMedia owned radio network focused on news and insight for African American listeners has struck a content distribution and marketing agreement with a Detroit-based entity focused on Black consumer needs. BIN: Black Information Network, the 24/7 network that launched in June 2020, will see Real Times Media (RTM) share...
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Washington Post

Either party can win the loyalty of Black voters moving forward. Here’s how.

Keith Boykin is the author of the new book, "Race Against Time: The Politics of a Darkening America." The recent Census Bureau report showing the White population declining for the first time in history rang alarm bells for some Republicans and caused cheers of excitement among some Democrats. The Republican rush this year to pass restrictive new voting laws indicates that the GOP fears the nation’s increasing diversity will benefit its opponents in the near future. For the Democrats, demographic trends look promising. As the White share of the electorate has declined in recent decades, the party has won the popular vote in seven of the past eight presidential elections. And President Biden won nearly 9 out of 10 Black votes in the November 2020 election.

Chicago Dermatologist Debuts on New TLC Series, “Dr. Mercy”

Dr. Mercy Odeyungbo’s father is a nurse, and she knew from an early age that she wanted to be a doctor. When she was a young girl, she would visit her father’s patients while living in Nigeria. When she got older, her family moved to the United States. They landed in a small suburb outside of Chicago, called South Holland, IL. She graduated from the University of Iowa with a bachelor’s degree and Indiana University’s Medical School. She wanted to be a surgeon and but chose to focus on dermatology late in her medical program. Dr. Mercy completed her dermatology residency at Mount Sinai-St Luke’s Roosevelt Hospital in New York.
CHICAGO, IL
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Where is Dr Mercy Odueyungbo based? Practice and IG of TLC star

Brand new TLC series Dr Mercy launches on September 22nd at 9/8c. Let’s find out more about Dr Mercy. Her family-run practice, Instagram and where Dr Mercy is based now. Dr Mercy spends her days “seeing things that doctors don’t often get to see” and changes people’s lives. In a preview for her ew TLC show she said: “I have the philosophy that we’re all brothers and sisters. If you come into a room to see me, you are automatically a family member.”
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HeraldNet

Comment: Neither party is assured the loyalty of Black voters

The recent Census Bureau report showing the white population declining for the first time in history rang alarm bells for some Republicans and caused cheers of excitement among some Democrats. The Republican rush this year to pass restrictive new voting laws indicates that the GOP fears the nation’s increasing diversity...
Chicago Defender

Elektra Thompson Teaches Students to Use Their S.O.A.P.

Ms. Elektra Thompson, a Chicago native, uses her technology background and counseling skills to empower her students for success. Ms. Thompson graduated from Northern Illinois University (N.I.U.) with a bachelor’s degree in Management Information Systems. She relocated to Georgia after her college graduation. Ms. Thompson decided to focus on her passion for helping children. She spent several years volunteering at one of Atlanta’s largest non-profit organizations, focusing on children 9 to 14 years old. After attending graduate school in Georgia, she started working as a professional school counselor. The middle school years are a very important transition period for students. Elektra noticed a common theme with her students. She realized they needed help with studying, organizing, approach to learning, and prioritizing tasks. This prompted her to think of a practical approach for helping the students solving their problems.
CHICAGO, IL
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A Handful Of Nationwide Black Newspapers Unite For New Online Platform

Black media outlets are an important part of the news market, especially for the sake of making sure our stories are told and represented in a way that’s not only for us but also by us. Unfortunately, the fate of those publications specifically is being threatened by a decline in advertisers, investors, and subscribers.
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Sep 9 - 10 Black owned newspapers join forces to create online platform

Sep 9 - 10 Black owned newspapers join forces to create online platform. In 1971, Wilbert “Bill” Tatum was part of a group of Black investors who pooled their money together to save the New York Amsterdam News, the venerable Black newspaper and Harlem institution since 1909. Tatum became the...
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