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Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. Signs On As One Of The Sponsors For The Documentary Which Will Capture The 50Th Anniversary Of The Selma-To-Montgomery March

By Savoy Staff     March 5th, 2015

Jonathan A. Mason, Sr., International President and Micheal Cristal, International First Vice President of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc., will join a large, bipartisan congressional delegation for a three-day civil rights pilgrimage to Alabama.  Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., who has led the pilgrimage every year since 1998, will lead the march as it passes through Birmingham, Selma, Montgomery and Marion.  On Saturday, March 7, [...]

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Honeywell And NASA Bring Hip-Hop Physics Educational Series To Northeastern Middle Schools

By Savoy Staff     March 5th, 2015

Honeywell and NASA’s award-winning, hip-hop physics education program, FMA Live! Forces in Motion, is making its way to Northeastern U.S. middle schools this spring. Aiming to inspire students to learn and enjoy math and science in a compelling, fun and memorable way, the popular show is in high demand, having been performed before 400,000 students in all [...]

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Kevin Hart, Nicki Minaj, Kendrick Lamar, Ice Cube, Snoop, The Roots, Miguel, Bell Biv DeVoe and More Confirmed to Perform During BET Experience at L.A. Live June 25-28

By Savoy Staff     February 24th, 2015

For three consecutive years, BET Networks and AEG partner to bring the heat to Los Angeles when BET Experience takes over L.A. LIVE June 25 – 28, 2015. A four day event, there’s something for everyone as attendees will have the opportunity to experience a plethora of music and comedy concerts, entertaining and interactive activations at the FREE [...]

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Kyrie Irving Stars In New Foot Locker Commercial Featuring The KYRIE 1

By Savoy Staff     February 12th, 2015

Foot Locker, Inc., the New York-based specialty athletic retailer, today unveiled its latest commercial featuring NBA Star Kyrie Irving and his signature Nike shoe, the KYRIE 1, alongside actor and rapper, Ice-T. The 30-second spot, titled “Acting,” is part of Foot Locker’s national “It Must Be February” marketing campaign. The spot opens with Irving showing off his latest [...]

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McDonald’s and the American Black Film Festival Challenge Rising Filmmakers to Show Lovin’ through a National Video Competition

By Savoy Staff     February 11th, 2015

McDonald’s USA and the American Black Film Festival are joining forces to launch the McDonald’s Lovin’ Video Competition. To complement the new “Lovin” campaign, up-and-coming filmmakers are challenged to create one 90-second film that brings to life McDonald’s philosophy that, “A little more lovin’ can change a lot.” Aspiring filmmakers nationwide are encouraged to enter their best, original [...]

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Kinyumba Mutakabbir To Play First African American Superhero In Acclaimed Comic Book Franchise Black Salt, The Trailer To Be Released Black History Month

By Savoy Staff     February 10th, 2015

Actor Kinyumba Mutakabbir will play agent Samuel Tharpe in the action thriller Black Salt. The movie trailer is set for release in February, in honor of Black history month. Owen Ratliff created the Black Salt franchise in an effort to introduce more African Americans into leading superhero type roles. Mr. Ratliff has been preparing Black Salt for more than [...]

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Celebrity Stylist Johnny Wright Reveals How To Achieve Glam Hair At-Home with Dark and Lovely Au Naturale and Optimum Amla Legend on The Wendy Williams Show

By Savoy Staff     February 10th, 2015

SoftSheen-Carson Laboratories, the #1 ethnic haircare brand in the world, in partnership with The Wendy Williams Show, gave two lucky “Wendy Watchers” fabulous hair makeovers, along with tips and tricks on how to get everyday glam using Dark and Lovely Au Naturale and Optimum Amla Legend. Catering to all hair textures and types – from naturally curly and coily to [...]

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Discovering the Potential in All of Us

By Savoy Staff     February 5th, 2015

Black History Month celebrates the legacy of African Americans whose contributions have helped build us a better future. To celebrate Black History Month this February, Verizon is shining a spotlight on a group of Bronx Academy Middle School students who had the odds stacked against them. A national app challenge provided the students with the impetus to [...]

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FEB 7th: FOX Empire Star Jussie Smollett, 2015 Grammy-Nominated Artists Ledisi, B. Slade Headline AHF Benefit

By Savoy Staff     February 5th, 2015

AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), the largest global AIDS organization, will commemorate National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day and officially announce its Black AIDS Crisis Taskforce (ABACT) at a private champagne brunch and celebrity media event on February 7th, 2015 at 12 p.m. at H.O.M.E. Beverly Hills, located at 430 North Camden Drive, Beverly Hills, 90210. In collaboration with celebrities [...]

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Capstone Young Readers Announces Publication of Floyd Cooper’s Picture Book Juneteenth for Mazie in Honor of the 150th Anniversary of Juneteenth

By Savoy Staff     February 3rd, 2015

Capstone Young Readers, a leading publisher of children’s books and digital products and services, announces for February release Juneteenth for Mazie, just in time for Black History Month. This beautiful story by award-winning author and illustrator Floyd Cooper will captivate both children and adults. June 19, 2015 marks the 150th anniversary of Juneteenth, also known as Freedom Day, Emancipation Day, and [...]

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