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Boardroom Diversity at a Standstill in Fortune 500 Companies

By Todd Gross     August 16th, 2013

The Alliance for Board Diversity (ABD) reported that women and minorities have made no real gains in the boardrooms of corporate America. The ABD is a collaboration of four leadership organizations: Catalyst, The Executive Leadership Council (ELC), the Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility (HACR), and Leadership Education for Asian Pacifics, Inc. (LEAP).  The Prout Group, [...]

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Ready Pac Helps Kids Impress and Stay Healthy this Back-to-School Season

By Savoy Staff     August 16th, 2013

Studies Show Flavor Mixology and Healthy Foods with Bold Taste are Imperative to Engaging Kids during School Mealtimes Just when we finally settle into our summer routines, it’s already time for parents and kids alike to begin charting out their ever-daunting back-to-school supply list. From writing utensils to notebook themes and lunch boxes, kids always [...]

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Music Artist Nelly and Buzz Release ‘Ride Wit Me’ Remix, ‘Must be the Honey’

By Savoy Staff     August 15th, 2013

Honey Nut Cheerios character kicks-off campaign to ‘spread the honey’ with joyful, danceable track People are buzzing about the brand-new collaboration between music superstar Nelly and Buzz the Bee, the iconic Honey Nut Cheerios character. Honey-loving musician Nelly features Buzz in a fun, danceable remix of his hit song ‘Ride Wit Me,’ that has people saying [...]

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Jesse Owens’ 1936 Olympic gold medal goes to auction

By D. Janell Perry     August 14th, 2013

For the right price, any lucky fan can now take home a prized piece of Jesse Owens’ historic triumph from the 1936 Olympics. In a November online auction, SCP Auctions will sell one of the gold medalists medals from the 1936 Olympics. The Olympian took home four medals that year. The SCP Auctions managing director Dan [...]

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Fantasia is the new face of Urban Skin RX

By D. Janell Perry     August 14th, 2013

Fantasia is officially the new face of  Urban Skin RX, a line of skin care products. The singer will appear in the skin care company’s new promotional campaign for its line of cleansers, creams and moisturizers. Their products are designed to help improve common and visible skin disorders. Fantasia said the product line’s daily regimen [...]

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City of Miami Gardens Creates Youth Entrepreneurial Opportunities with High-Flying Summer Camp Program

By Savoy Staff     August 13th, 2013

Forging business, government, aviation, athletic and tourism partnerships, the City of Miami Gardens Parks and Recreation Department has taken the concept of Teen Summer Camp to new levels of learning for youth. From June 10th – August 9th, 2013, more than 100 youth participated in and completed the program which offered applicable business and entrepreneurial skills in [...]

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NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF HEALTH SERVICES EXECUTIVES HOLDS MEMBERSHIP DRIVE PRIOR TO ANNUAL CONFERENCE IN MIAMI

By Savoy Staff     August 13th, 2013

The National Association of Health Services Executives (NAHSE) is holding a once in a lifetime membership drive. The non-profit association of Black health care executives is encouraging everyone to become a member during the month of August, as membership dues are half-price. The organization is also gearing up for its 28th Annual National Educational Conference [...]

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CLARK ATLANTA UNIVERSITY MAKES FORBES LIST OF AMERICA’S TOP COLLEGES

By Savoy Staff     August 12th, 2013

Clark Atlanta University (CAU) has been listed in the top 650 American colleges and universities by Forbes. CAU ranks #625 and is one of only 16 historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) to make the list. For the sixth year, to produce the list, Forbes has partnered exclusively with the Washington, D.C.-based Center for College [...]

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KESHIA KNIGHT PULLIAM AND ROMEO MILLER DISCOVER THEIR TRUE FEELINGS IN THE UP ORIGINAL MOVIE ‘THE LOVE LETTER’

By Savoy Staff     August 12th, 2013

UP, America’s favorite channel for uplifting family entertainment, presents the UP Original Movie The Love Letter, a romantic drama about the path from friendship to true love, starring Emmy nominee Keshia Knight Pulliam, Romeo Miller, Emmy Award winner and Golden Globe nominee Jackée Harry, Erica Hubbard, Tequilla Whitfield, and newcomer Terrill Patterson. Gary Wheeler directs from a script [...]

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Tyler Perry’s ‘The Haves and the Have Nots’ breaks 2 million viewers

By D. Janell Perry     August 9th, 2013

Tyler Perry’s The Haves and the Have Nots broke the 2 million viewer mark with the premiere of its July 30 episode. The scripted drama is averaging 1.7 million viewers and a 1.5 rating among women ages 25-54, according to The Hollywood Reporter. It was also reported late last month that Tyler Perry’s two new [...]

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