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Big Brothers Big Sisters of New York City Celebrates 110th Anniversary

By Savoy Staff     December 5th, 2014

Big Brother Big Sister of New York City, the nation’s first mentoring organization and one of the city’s longest-running nonprofits today celebrated 110 years of changing the lives of young people across the five boroughs. On December 3rd, 1904, Ernest Coulter spoke to members of a local men’s club on behalf of a young boy [...]

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Nelson Mandela Foundation, NorthStar Memorial Group and Skylawn Memorial Park Announce Winner of National Memorial Design Competition Honoring the Late Social Justice Icon, Nelson Mandela

By Savoy Staff     December 5th, 2014

The Nelson Mandela Foundation, in partnership with NorthStar Memorial Group and Skylawn Funeral Home and Memorial Park, today announced the winner of the Nelson Mandela Memorial Design Competition. The competition invited U.S. residents to create a permanent memorial in honor of the late social justice leader. The Foundation selected the design submitted by Brian Sell, senior designer and architect [...]

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Shonda Rhimes to Be Inducted into NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame

By Savoy Staff     December 5th, 2014

The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) announced that Shonda Rhimes, creator and executive producer of “Grey’s Anatomy” and “Scandal” will be inducted into the NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame at the 2015 NAB Show Television Luncheon on Monday, April 13 in Las Vegas. The hit ABC series “Grey’s Anatomy” chronicles the personal and professional lives [...]

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American Fashion Designer B Michael & CEO Mark-Anthony Edwards of b michael AMERICA Named ‘New Abolitionist’

By Savoy Staff     December 5th, 2014

American Fashion Designer B Michael & CEO Mark-Anthony Edwards of b michael AMERICA have been named one of New York’s ”New Abolitionists” by the Sanctuary for Families and the New York State Anti-Trafficking Coalition. B Michael & Mr. Edwards were honored at The Paley Center for Media in New York City on Dec. 2nd 2014 for their efforts to combat human trafficking in New York State. A great moment during [...]

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Introducing the newest face of TORRID: Philomena Kwao, a beauty with brains inspiring women worldwide

By Savoy Staff     December 5th, 2014

Torrid introduces international beauty, model Philomena Kwao, as the newest ambassador and spokesperson for the fashion brand for young women who wear sizes 12 to 28. Together with Torrid, she is redefining what it means to be a ‘pretty face’ and empowering women of all sizes to wear what they love. Philomena never expected to become [...]

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New York And New Jersey MSDC Recognizes Excellence At Annual Awards Gala

By Savoy Staff     December 4th, 2014

The New York and New Jersey Minority Supplier Development Council held it’s 41st annual Partnership Awards Gala at Cipriani Wall Street on November 14, 2014. Each year the Council recognizes top suppliers as well as corporations that demonstrate innovation and excellence in their supplier diversity programs. Over 500 people attended this year’s gala, themed Reflections of Excellence in Supplier [...]

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Harlem Globetrotters Set To Entertain Troops On Annual Holiday Military Tour

By Savoy Staff     December 2nd, 2014

  The world famous Harlem Globetrotters are bringing a slice of home to U.S. troops based overseas with an extended holiday tour of global U.S. military bases – the 13th time in the past 11 years that the “Ambassadors of Goodwill”™ have entertained U.S. troops overseas. Made possible by Navy Entertainment and Armed Forces Entertainment, the 11-game tour, beginning in [...]

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Chris Brown, Pharrell Williams and Beyonce Win Big at SOUL TRAIN AWARDS 2014

By Savoy Staff     December 2nd, 2014

SOUL TRAIN AWARDS 2014 celebrated and honored soul music’s brightest new stars as well as R&B’s greatest legends during the star-studded show, which aired on CENTRIC and BET on November 30, 2014. Chris Brown was the big winner of the night, walking away with three awards, while Pharrell Williams and Beyonce both took home two. SOUL TRAIN AWARDS 2014 was hosted by talk show [...]

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Ferragamo Launches A Man’s Story, Starring A$AP Rocky, Douglas Booth, Henrik Lundqvist, Ryan McGinley, Tyrone Wood, Louis-Marie de Castelbajac, and Alexander Gilkes

By Savoy Staff     December 1st, 2014

Ferragamo is pleased to announce the launch of A Man’s Story, a dynamic menswear project by photographer and filmmaker Francesco Carrozzini under the creative direction of the brand’s Massimiliano Giornetti that brings founder Salvatore Ferragamo’s vision and conviction into the digital era. In 1914, 16-year-old Salvatore emigrated from southern Italy to Boston, USA where one of [...]

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BET Networks’ Series Debut of “NELLYVILLE” Starring Hip-Hop Artist Nelly Delivers One Million Total Viewers for Its Series Premiere

By Savoy Staff     December 1st, 2014

BET Networks’ new docu-series, “NELLYVILLE” starring hip-hop artist Nelly delivered 1 million total viewers (P2+ impressions)* during its initial airing on Tuesday, November 25, 10:30 p.m. – 11:30 p.m. EST. The hour-long docu-series following the life of the artist became the #1 non-scripted series debut among Adults 18 – 49 on the network in nearly 2 [...]

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