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Steve Harvey: The Man Behind The Brand – An Exclusive Interview

By Edward Cates     October 8th, 2013

Savoy Summer 2013 Cover Story by Edward Cates  Before Steve Harvey goes out on stage he prays the same prayer asking for the same thing. “Let my gift that you have given me, shine through brightly and help me to remember my pace.” Steve Harvey mastered pace in comedy a long time ago and has [...]


TLC Reveals Title and Track-listing For New Collection Inspired By Upcoming VH1 Biopic CrazySexyCool: The TLC Story

By Savoy Staff     September 23rd, 2013

TLC, the best-selling female group in music history, has revealed the title and track-listing for their latest collection, which will be released on October 15th by LaFace/Epic Records. Entitled 20 as a nod to the group’s 20-year-plus career, the album features TLC’s biggest hits (including their four No. 1 singles, “Creep,” “Waterfalls,” “No Scrubs,” and [...]

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Dark and Lovely Partners with Harlem’s Fashion Row

By Savoy Staff     September 23rd, 2013

Dark and Lovely, the premier hair care brand for women of color, was the exclusive backstage hair sponsor of Harlem’s Fashion Row (HFR). The event took place at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Fredrick P. Rose Hall on September 6, 2013 during New York Fashion Week. This year’s HFR Runway Show showcased S/S14 Collections from designers [...]

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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 [...]

Regina Benjamin

18th U.S. Surgeon General (2009-2013) Regina Benjamin Named Endowed Chair At Xavier University Of Louisiana

By Savoy Staff     September 13th, 2013

The 18th Surgeon General of the United States (2009-2013) Regina Benjamin, MD, MBA has been named the first Picayune Endowed Chair in Public Health Sciences at Xavier University of Louisiana. “I am honored to be named the Endowed Chair in Public Health at Xavier University of Louisiana,” said Dr. Benjamin. “I look forward to [...]

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Rihanna takes you on a daring journey with her new fragrance, Rogue by Rihanna

By Savoy Staff     September 13th, 2013

PUSH BOUNDARIES. BE BOLD. GO ROGUE. Always driving the trends, pushing the envelope and exploring new territories, Grammy-Award winning Rihanna launches her newest fragrance, Rogue by Rihanna. Rihanna created this adventurous scent for the woman who, like herself, radiates edginess and confidence but is also flirty and feminine. Rihanna exudes strength, femininity and mischief conveyed [...]

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Nelson Mandela Statue To Be Unveiled In Nation’s Capital

By Savoy Staff     September 6th, 2013

A statue of former South African President Nelson Mandela is to be unveiled on September 21 at the spot where thousands of Americans from all walks of life symbolically surrendered their liberty to demand Mr Mandela’s release from prison and the freedom of millions of South Africans from the bonds of apartheid. The 9-foot statue [...]


Nick at Nite Debuts Instant Mom, Original Family Comedy Starring Tia Mowry-Hardrict

By Savoy Staff     September 6th, 2013

l to r:  Gabby (Sydney Park), Charlie (Michael Boatman), Stephanie (Tia Mowry-Hardrict), Aaron (Damarr Calhoun), Maggie (Sheryl Lee Ralph) and James (Tylen Williams) Nick at Nite will premiere Instant Mom, the brand-new, live-action family sitcom starring and produced by Tia Mowry-Hardrict (star of STYLE Network’s hit series Tia & Tamera), on Sunday, Sept. 29, at 8:30 p.m. (all [...]

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Sanaa Lathan’s Fashion Passion Board Featured On Pinterest’s New York Fashion Week Hub

By Savoy Staff     September 5th, 2013

Just weeks after jumping on board the trend for celebrities to join Pinterest, Actress Sanaa Lathan’s (The Best Man Holiday) ‘Fashion Passion’ Board ( has been “pinned” as one to follow on Pinterest’s New York Fashion Week Hub. The new hub, launched by Pinterest just one week before the coveted New York Fashion Week, features [...]

Mickey MeMpHiTz Wright, Jr

Ampro Industries, Inc., Announces Mickey “MeMpHiTz” Wright, Jr., as the New Face of PomWave, the Latest Addition to the Award Winning Shine ‘n Jam Product Line from Ampro Pro Styl

By Savoy Staff     September 5th, 2013

Ampro Industries, Inc., manufacturer of Ampro Pro Styl, America’s #1 Gel announces Mickey “MeMpHiTz” Wright, Jr., as the face of the most innovative product to hit the men’s grooming market in decades, Shine ‘n JamPomWave – the newest addition to the award winning Shine ‘n Jam product line. Shine ‘n Jam PomWave is a revolutionary [...]

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