Tavis Smiley and Corporate Diversity Matters Featured in Savoy Magazine’s Summer 2015 Issue
Savoy Magazine’s Summer 2015 issue focuses on the corporations and executives that are leading diversity and inclusion across influential...
Tiger Balm U.S. Signs Olympic Gold Medalist Christian Taylor as Brand Spokesperson
Tiger Balm U.S. has finalized an endorsement deal with Olympic triple-jump champion Christian Taylor. A standout track and field...
War Room – Prayer Is A Powerful Weapon
War Room, the highly-anticipated fifth film from Alex and Stephen Kendrick (Fireproof, Courageous, Facing the Giants, Flywheel) will debut...
Summer movie preview: ‘Fantastic Four’s’ Michael B. Jordan is living the dream
Michael B. Jordan may be known for his searing portrayal of cop-killed Oscar Grant in “Fruitvale Station” or as troubled athlete Vince Howard on TV’s “Friday Night Lights.” Deep down, though, he’s just a big-time comic book nerd whose passion has now come to living reality with this summer’s... Read more
Terence Blanchard announces new album “Breathless” out May 26
Multiple Grammy-winning trumpeter and composer Terence Blanchard is set to release his new album Breathless May 26 on Blue Note Records. With his new quintet, The E-Collective, Blanchard journeys into an exciting zone of grooved fusion teeming with funk, R&B and blues colors. The album is a statement piece with the title referencing  “I... Read more
Yahoo, Microsoft can end search partnership as soon as October
If Yahoo Chief Executive Marissa Mayer remains uncomfortable with the company’s Web search agreement with Microsoft, she can terminate it as early as October. That detail was included in disclosures Yahoo filed with regulators on Monday. Yahoo and Microsoft last week announced a retooled search agreement that gave Yahoo... Read more
Ben Affleck apologizes for lobbying ‘Finding Your Roots’ to exclude slave-owning ancestor from show
The Arcadian calm of PBS was shattered Tuesday in the wake of leaked Sony emails that revealed Ben Affleck had demanded references to a slave-owning ancestor be excised from a segment on him in the program, “Finding Your Roots.” The System — which has no role in the production... Read more
Diversity Study: Super Bowl ads less gender offensive
While Super Bowl XLIX commercials were more sensitive and less gender offensive than in past years, women and people of color remain vastly underrepresented among the creative directors who are producing those ads, according to a diversity study released Wednesday. The Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport at... Read more