Welcome to the Real Black Grandmothers (RBGM) submission system. If you have any trouble with this site, please email submissions@realblackgrandmothers.com. You can also call RBGM for assistance: 844.984.RBGM (7246).

Submitting online is the best way to submit to RBGM. However, there are three additional ways to submit if an online submission is impossible.

By Phone
1.844.984 (RBGM) 7246

By Mail
7511 Greenwood Ave. N. #815
Seattle, WA 98103

By Email

Please read the instructions thoroughly:

How do I get my submission published on the RBGM website?

  • Regardless of how you submit to RBGM please be sure to include the information requested.
  • Each section of the RBGM website has its own submission guidelines. Please read and follow the instructions for the section you plan to submit to by clicking on it below.

Why will RBGM not publish my submission?

  •  A phone number or email address is necessary should we need to contact you with any questions regarding your submission. We are committed to ensuring that we have all of the information needed to accurately process your submission! As such, we do not process submissions missing the information requested.

How can I receive RBGM updates?

  •  Although providing your address is optional, if you would like to receive RBGM updates and a token of our appreciation for your submission please share your mailing address below. We will not sell or share your personal information with anyone else period (see privacy policy).

    Contact Information

    Social Media Information

    We would love to share your submission with you and your community! Please provide your social media account information:

    Grandmother Information

    Group you represent


    Approximate if necessary, and indicate that you are approximating by writing, “approximately AGE”.

    * If you would like RBGM to assist you in gathering missing information about your grandmother’s life (e.g., birth or death year, place of birth) please indicate so in the description box above.

    * If there is an online obituary please insert the URL into the description box below. You can also photograph or scan the obituary and attach it with your submission. This will help us to provide as much
    context about your grandmother as possible.

    Grandmother Story

    I own the rights to this content.Another individual or institution owns the rights to this content, but I have acknowledged that in the submission itself or in the description box.

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