Sisters Network Inc. Teens4Pink Takes the Lead Nationally To Empower Teens to Take Proactive Role in Their Family’s Breast Health

By Savoy Staff     March 5th, 2015

Sisters Network Inc., the only national African American breast cancer survivorship organization with affiliate chapters across the country, announced today the expansion of the Teens4Pink program to Atlanta, GA and Richmond, VA. Teens4Pink goals are to educate and empower African American teens between the ages of 12-17 with the knowledge and tools they need to start a dialogue with [...]


Honeywell And NASA Bring Hip-Hop Physics Educational Series To Northeastern Middle Schools

By Savoy Staff     March 5th, 2015

Honeywell and NASA’s award-winning, hip-hop physics education program, FMA Live! Forces in Motion, is making its way to Northeastern U.S. middle schools this spring. Aiming to inspire students to learn and enjoy math and science in a compelling, fun and memorable way, the popular show is in high demand, having been performed before 400,000 students in all [...]


Kevin Hart, Nicki Minaj, Kendrick Lamar, Ice Cube, Snoop, The Roots, Miguel, Bell Biv DeVoe and More Confirmed to Perform During BET Experience at L.A. Live June 25-28

By Savoy Staff     February 24th, 2015

For three consecutive years, BET Networks and AEG partner to bring the heat to Los Angeles when BET Experience takes over L.A. LIVE June 25 – 28, 2015. A four day event, there’s something for everyone as attendees will have the opportunity to experience a plethora of music and comedy concerts, entertaining and interactive activations at the FREE [...]


Radio Personality Takes 1,300 Mile Walk Against Racism And Fulfills His Promise To His Mother

By Savoy Staff     February 12th, 2015

A journey of 1,300 miles begins with a single step and Reggie Dee, Dallas native, community advocate and South Florida radio personality is beginning his journey from Dallas, Texas to West Palm Beach, Florida to raise awareness about the effects of racism! The inspiration came to Reggie Dee, after a conversation with his dying mother in 2009, who had a soft tissue sarcoma.  He shared [...]


Kyrie Irving Stars In New Foot Locker Commercial Featuring The KYRIE 1

By Savoy Staff     February 12th, 2015

Foot Locker, Inc., the New York-based specialty athletic retailer, today unveiled its latest commercial featuring NBA Star Kyrie Irving and his signature Nike shoe, the KYRIE 1, alongside actor and rapper, Ice-T. The 30-second spot, titled “Acting,” is part of Foot Locker’s national “It Must Be February” marketing campaign. The spot opens with Irving showing off his latest [...]


McDonald’s and the American Black Film Festival Challenge Rising Filmmakers to Show Lovin’ through a National Video Competition

By Savoy Staff     February 11th, 2015

McDonald’s USA and the American Black Film Festival are joining forces to launch the McDonald’s Lovin’ Video Competition. To complement the new “Lovin” campaign, up-and-coming filmmakers are challenged to create one 90-second film that brings to life McDonald’s philosophy that, “A little more lovin’ can change a lot.” Aspiring filmmakers nationwide are encouraged to enter their best, original [...]


Kinyumba Mutakabbir To Play First African American Superhero In Acclaimed Comic Book Franchise Black Salt, The Trailer To Be Released Black History Month

By Savoy Staff     February 10th, 2015

Actor Kinyumba Mutakabbir will play agent Samuel Tharpe in the action thriller Black Salt. The movie trailer is set for release in February, in honor of Black history month. Owen Ratliff created the Black Salt franchise in an effort to introduce more African Americans into leading superhero type roles. Mr. Ratliff has been preparing Black Salt for more than [...]


Long Time IBM Executive Named New CEO of The International Women’s Forum

By Savoy Staff     February 10th, 2015

The International Women’s Forum (IWF) has announced the appointment of former IBM executive Marilyn Johnson as its new Chief Executive Officer and ex-officio Member of the Board of Directors. The selection of Ms. Johnson, a leading business development  strategist, signals an elevated  focus on program growth and expansion for the global leadership organization. Johnson stated, “With its unparalleled membership of the world’s preeminent female leaders, the [...]

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Celebrity Stylist Johnny Wright Reveals How To Achieve Glam Hair At-Home with Dark and Lovely Au Naturale and Optimum Amla Legend on The Wendy Williams Show

By Savoy Staff     February 10th, 2015

SoftSheen-Carson Laboratories, the #1 ethnic haircare brand in the world, in partnership with The Wendy Williams Show, gave two lucky “Wendy Watchers” fabulous hair makeovers, along with tips and tricks on how to get everyday glam using Dark and Lovely Au Naturale and Optimum Amla Legend. Catering to all hair textures and types – from naturally curly and coily to [...]


First Lady Michelle Obama, Former First Ladies Lend Support to First-Ever Healing Garden at Children’s National Health System

By Savoy Staff     February 10th, 2015

First Lady Michelle Obama and all five living former First Ladies announced their support for a project to transform a gravel rooftop space at Children’s National Health System into a 7,200-square-foot healing garden. Currently in development, the garden will give patients and their families a healthy outdoor space where they can enjoy art, music, and inspiring views [...]

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