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Lifetime Announces New Aaliyah Film

By D. Janell Perry     June 18th, 2014

Lifetime is ready to bring another fallen R&B stars story to the big screen. The women’s geared television network recently began production on the Whitney Houston biopic. Now it’s ready to take on Aaliyah’s story. The cable network recently announced its plan for the original film tentatively titled Aaliyah: Princess of R&B. Teen singer and [...]

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Snoop Dogg Goes for a More Universal Sound

By D. Janell Perry     June 16th, 2014

Snoop Dogg or Snoop Lion’s latest musical collaboration has some fans scratching their heads. The legendary West Coast rapper is featured on Korean pop star Psy’s latest single, “Hangover.” Snoop is one of the most respected names in the rap music industry. On “Hangover,” Snoop raps about enjoying the party scene over some EDM-inspired production. [...]

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MoFo Celebrates Black History and the 50th Anniversary of The Civil Rights Act with Harry Belafonte

By Savoy Staff     June 16th, 2014

Morrison & Foerster employees in the firm’s New York office, joined virtually by those in the firm’s other U.S. locations, shared an evening with award-winning performer and civil rights activist Mr. Harry Belafonte. This historical event has been recorded and will be made available on the firm’s intranet site to allow viewing by Morrison & Foerster’s over 2,000 [...]

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3M Shines A Light On a Small Village in Southern Ethiopia

By Savoy Staff     June 13th, 2014

3M is leveraging innovation, diversity and technology to improve lives. Dedicated to making lives better through its more than 50,000 products ranging from personal safety, automotive and office products to brightness enhancement film for electronic displays, 3M is not just a company that creates; it is also a company that cares.  Through its strategic philanthropic arm, [...]

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Creme of Nature Names Actress, Singer Africa Miranda as its New Brand Ambassador

By Savoy Staff     June 11th, 2014

Top-selling hair care brand Creme of Nature named Africa Miranda, singer, model, activist and star of Bravo’s docu-drama TV show “The New Atlanta” as its new brand ambassador, effective immediately. Africa is already featured as one the models for Creme of Nature’s successful product line, Argan Oil from Morocco. As the brand ambassador, Africa will represent Creme of Nature in various capacities [...]

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BET Presents Music Matters Vol. 1

By Savoy Staff     June 11th, 2014

Louder Than Life/RAL has partnered with BET Music Matters on a new compilation album series entitled BET Presents Music Matters Vol. 1. The album is being released on June 23 in conjunction with the BET Experience, a 3-day concert event at L.A. Live surrounding the BET Awards, which airs live on June 29. BET Music Matters is a multi-platform [...]

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Breaking Ground for African American Financial Advisors, Charles Winfrey Finds His Niche with ‘The Rollover Company”

By Savoy Staff     June 4th, 2014

Proud to be among a small but growing number of African-American financial advisors throughout the U.S., Charles Winfrey boldly launched his firm The Rollover Company in Brentwood, Tennessee at a unique time in the country’s financial history. When most people think of 2001, images of 9/11 come to mind, but even before the Towers fell, the stock market was going through [...]

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The 2014 CFDA Fashion Awards Winners

By Savoy Staff     June 4th, 2014

The Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) paid tribute to the winners and honorees of the 2014 CFDA Fashion Awards in collaboration with Swarovski at Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center. Film director and screenwriter John Waters was the host for the evening. For the thirteenth year in a row, the evening was generously underwritten by Swarovski. The evening’s Womenswear [...]

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Energy Industry Veteran Louis J. Hutchinson, III Joins WGL as Chief Revenue Officer

By Savoy Staff     June 3rd, 2014

WGL Holdings, Inc. announced that Dr. Louis J. Hutchinson, III has joined the company as its Chief Revenue Officer. The newly created executive position will lead all branding, revenue generation and customer retention efforts for WGL and its subsidiaries. Hutchinson brings more than 20 years in marketing and sales leadership positions in the technology and [...]

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In Remembrance of Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou

By D. Janell Perry     May 30th, 2014

Venerable poet and renowned author Dr. Maya Angelou has passed away at 86-years-old. She was found unresponsive in her North Carolina home days after canceling an appearance at an honorary ceremony due to health issues. Born Marguerite Annie Johnson on April 4, 1928, the St. Louis native was raised on and off in Stamps, Arkansas [...]

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