The Matrix: When to Lean In & When to Move On?

By Merle Vaughn     March 19th, 2015

I’ve written before about my strong belief that different is good. I also strongly believe that change is good. Need proof? Read my bio! In fact, it’s my opinion that the only real uncertainty comes when deciding when to make a change. In other words, how do we know when to “lean in” or to [...]


Wells Fargo Presents $3.3 Million Donation To The Thurgood Marshall College Fund At Its Awards Gala

By Savoy Staff     November 14th, 2014

During the Thurgood Marshall College Fund’s (TMCF’s) 26thAnnual Awards Gala, Wells Fargo announced a new $3.3 million financial investment to the organization, making the financial institution the largest corporate funder of TMCF. The black-tie Gala, held in Washington, DC last night, concluded the scholar leadership development conference for nearly 500 students from across the nation who attend publicly-supported Historical and Black Colleges and Universities [...]

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Beyonce and JAY Z: Bang Bang, Part One (Short Film)

By D. Janell Perry     September 15th, 2014

Beyoncé and JAY Z are finally showing the entire world a sneak peek of what ‘On the Run’ tour goers got to see at the concerts. The couple just released the first part of their trilogy Bang Bang, a short-film directed by Dikayl Rimmasch and presented by Nowness. Various scenes from the film were previewed [...]


U.S. Postal Service Honors Shirley Chisholm

By Savoy Staff     January 31st, 2014

The U.S. Postal Service paid tribute to pioneering Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm with the issuance of a limited-edition 37th Black Heritage Forever Stamp during a special ceremony at Brooklyn Borough Hall in Brooklyn, NY. The Shirley Chisholm Black Heritage Forever Stamp goes on sale today at Post Offices nationwide, online at usps.com/stamps, at the Postal Store on eBay [...]

Honda Battle of the Bands

Cast Your Vote as The Honda Battle of the Bands Returns for its 12th Year

By Savoy Staff     September 16th, 2013

Fan Votes Will Help Determine the Final Eight to Perform at the Georgia Dome Showcasing HBCU Marching Band Showmanship It’s back – the polls are open and tickets are on-sale now, for the 2014 Honda Battle of the Bands Invitational Showcase. For 12 years, the top Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) marching bands have [...]


Dennis Rodman has new ‘Bad Boy Vodka’ line

By Mark Lassiter     July 23rd, 2013

Basketball legend Dennis Rodman has a new reason to toast to the good life, and a new favorite drink to do it with. The NBA Hall of Fame player and eccentric has partnered with Premier Brands to develop Bad Boy Vodka. Yes, that is the Dennis Rodman branded vodka you have been waiting your whole [...]


Nelson Mandela 95th Birthday Plans To Move Forward

By Sherlen Archibald     June 20th, 2013

Nelson Mandela’s foundation has vowed to press ahead with upcoming 95th birthday celebrations, as the global peace icon underwent a 12th day in hospital for a recurring lung infection. On his July 18 birthday, various charity organizations and businesses will paint schools, hand out food parcels and books, and run a 67 kilometer (41 miles) [...]

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