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MLT Celebrates 10 Years with a Gala Dinner and Performance by John Legend

By Savoy Staff     May 9th, 2014

MLT is celebrating its first 10 years of preparing high potential minority men and women for senior leadership positions in the private and public sectors with its inaugural gala on May 29, 2014  at the New York Hilton Midtown in New York City. The Gala will celebrate extraordinary senior leaders, who have made a transformational impact on their [...]


Bounce TV Unveils New Original Series & Renewals for 2014-15 Upfront Season

By Savoy Staff     May 7th, 2014

Bounce TV, the nation’s first-ever and fastest-growing broadcast television network designed for African American audiences — today announced its original programming plans for the current upfront season as well as revealed massive ratings and viewership gains in Households and all key demographics across all dayparts since first beginning to receive Nielsen ratings one year ago this [...]


Teen accepted into Seven Ivy League schools

By D. Janell Perry     April 23rd, 2014

Thousands of students apply to Ivy League schools each year and very few are accepted; Patrick Peoples has the distinction of being invited to attend seven. The Wilmington, North Carolina native is a senior at Lyceum Academy of New Hanover High School, and has the privilege of deciding between Princeton University, Yale University, Columbia University, [...]

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DiversityInc Top 50 Heralds the Greatest Achievements in Diversity for 2014

By Savoy Staff     April 23rd, 2014

DiversityInc announced the results for its 14th annual Top 50 Companies for Diversity rankings before a gathering of more than 750 attendees last evening at Cipriani Wall Street. More than a thousand public and privately held companies competed for spots on the coveted list. Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation jumped from a sixth-place finish in 2013 to [...]

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“It” Girl Jourdan Dunn is the New Face for Maybelline New York

By Savoy Staff     April 18th, 2014

Maybelline New York announced that London bred beauty Jourdan Dunn is their newest spokesmodel.  Jourdan will be joining an elite group of Maybelline models which includes Christy Turlington, Emily DiDonato and a host of others. “Jourdan’s look, style and positive energy are perfect for the Maybelline New York brand,” said Jerome Bruhat, Global Brand President of [...]


Something to sing about: Radio One raises more than $1.3 million for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

By Savoy Staff     April 16th, 2014

Radio One’s network of stations, along with celebrity radio hosts Yolanda Adams and James Fortune, have something special to sing about. On April 3, they partnered with other inspirational music stations to raise more than $1.3 million for kids fighting cancer, sickle cell and other deadly diseases at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital during the seventh annual Radio Cares for St. Jude [...]

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Fisk University Wins 25th Anniversary Honda Campus All-Star Challenge National Championship

By Savoy Staff     April 16th, 2014

Completing a journey that began in the fall, Fisk University claimed its first ever national championship title at the 25th anniversary Honda Campus All-Star Challenge. For a quarter century, American Honda Motor Co., Inc. has sponsored this unique academic competition featuring the best and brightest students from America’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). Watch highlights from this year’s competition. [...]

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Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center Salutes Celebrity Fight Night with Dramatic Expansion

By Savoy Staff     April 11th, 2014

On the eve of the 20th anniversary of Celebrity Fight Night, the Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center is unveiling an extensive expansion that doctors say will help thousands more patients receive care. The Center is the primary beneficiary of Celebrity Fight Night, an annual fundraising gala that will be held this year in Phoenix on April 12.  [...]


Jaden Smith and Jackie Chan to return for ‘Karate Kid 2′

By D. Janell Perry     April 9th, 2014

Actor Jaden Smith is combating the negative backlash he received from the film After Earth with a return to one of his most successful roles. The son of Will and Jada Smith is preparing to team up with his co-star Jackie Chan for a sequel to their blockbuster remake of The Karate Kid. According to The [...]


Black, Disabled, Gay Christian Man in the South Moves Beyond His Labels

By Savoy Staff     April 9th, 2014

Black, Disabled, Gay Christian man refuses to live a life defined by a label, confined by society and denied by the church. Obstacles and challenges are commonplace in life and one can either face it with courage and faith or curl up into a little ball of fear and despair. One such example is the [...]

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