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NAMAD and Ally Financial Announce Financial Literacy Initiative

By Savoy Staff     July 11th, 2014

The National Association of Minority Automobile Dealers (NAMAD) and Ally Financial have teamed up to advance financial literacy and provide auto dealers with resources to further educate consumers and their employees. Introduced at the NAMAD 2014 Conference in Miami, the “Guide to Being Wallet Wise” is a free toolkit for use by dealers that aims to [...]

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Is it worth finding diverse leaders for your organization?

By Dwain Celistan     July 10th, 2014

In most organizations, the senior leadership is typically not diverse (meaning ethnic minorities or women).  In fact, the Fortune 500 has fewer than 10% diverse CEOs, and the number of diverse leaders in the senior most levels in most large organizations, across all industries, is also in the single digits.  As an executive recruiter who [...]


The Allstate Tom Joyner Family Reunion Set to Celebrate Family Labor Day Weekend

By Savoy Staff     July 9th, 2014

Tom Joyner, host of the nationally syndicated Tom Joyner Morning Show, along with Allstate Insurance Company, is celebrating family fun with the 2014 Allstate Tom Joyner Family Reunion.  Labor Day weekend,August 28th – September 1st,  families from all over the country will join Joyner and his celebrity friends for a weekend filled with stellar concerts, tickets to a Walt [...]

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Rev. Al Sharpton, Will Packer, Iyanla Vanzant, Among Those Honored at 11th Annual McDonald’s 365Black Awards in New Orleans

By Savoy Staff     July 9th, 2014

Notable community leaders, celebrities and entertainers were out in full force at this year’s McDonald’s 365Black Awards, held at the New Orleans Theater in the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center. They were joined by a full house of spectators who converged to salute this year’s recipients of the distinguished award, including civil rights activist the Rev. [...]


National Black Chamber of Commerce Convention Kicks Off in Chicago with Desiree Rogers, J. Alexander Martin, David Otunga, Claudia Jordan and Chef Roble Headlining

By Savoy Staff     July 2nd, 2014

The National Black Chamber of Commerce (NBCC) presents it’s 22nd annual convention from July 10-12 at the Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers, 301 E North Water Street in Chicago, IL. The 2014 conference, NBCC Now, will delve into the most important topics for entrepreneurs, from small business development to maintaining personal health. The official series of events will open with [...]


Los Angeles Student Paints His Way to Win National 365 Black Community Choice Youth Award

By Savoy Staff     July 2nd, 2014

An East Los Angeles student has painted his way into a $10,000 scholarship. Skyler Grey, nicknamed the Fresh Prince of Street Art, has been chosen as one of two McDonald’s 365 Black Community Choice Youth Award Honorees. Nominations for the Youth Award were submitted by the public as a way to recognize extraordinary teens in the community. Grey has [...]

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Modern-Day Horror Film Coming Soon

By Savoy Staff     June 20th, 2014

The film world hasn’t offered viewers an authentic African-American horror movie since the 70′s cult classic Blacula.  However, that is about to change, with the entry of a brand new cinematic offering, Matthew 18. Not a spoof, satire or send-up, Matthew 18 is a chilling film, which delves into the disparity between logic/science and faith/spirituality/the supernatural.  When the film’s [...]

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Superstar Trey Songz Performs New Songs & Classic Hits For Hello Beautiful’s Interludes Live!

By Savoy Staff     June 20th, 2014, the largest and most dynamic website focused on African-American, Latino & all women of color, proudly presents its fourth installment of the acclaimed INTERLUDES LIVE! franchise featuring Atlantic Records recording artist, actor and philanthropist, TREY SONGZ. The greatest R&B singer of his generation performed two of his new current hit songs burning up the [...]

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Veteran Executive, Eglon E. Simons Announced As President And Chief Executive Officer Of The National Association for Multi-ethnicity in Communications

By Savoy Staff     June 18th, 2014

The National Association for Multi-ethnicity in Communications (NAMIC) announced the selection of Eglon E. Simons as its new President and Chief Executive Officer, effective June 23, 2014. Founded in 1980, NAMIC is a leading 501 (c)(6) trade association advocating for diversity and inclusion within the communications industry.  Simon’s hiring completes the organization’s strategic realignment designed to build on NAMIC’s full [...]

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9-Year-Old Girl Recruited by University of Miami Basketball Team

By D. Janell Perry     June 18th, 2014

The women’s basketball coaching staff at the University of Miami urged prospective student, Jaden Newman, to keep the Hurricanes in mind when it came time to make her college choice during her visit to the campus. Not to mention Jaden is nine-years-old. This fourth-grader equipped with basketball skills beyond her age has already played two [...]

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