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Robin Roberts to Deliver Keynote at 2014 Pennsylvania Conference for Women

By Savoy Staff     May 15th, 2014

The 2014 Pennsylvania Conference for Women announced that Robin Roberts, Co-Anchor of Good Morning America, will deliver a keynote address at the event on October 16, 2014 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia. Since becoming co-anchor in 2005, Roberts has helped Good Morning America win three consecutive Emmy Awards. She has also inspired millions of [...]

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Detroit–World’s Newest Fashion Capital?

By Savoy Staff     May 14th, 2014

Photo caption: Tara Hayslett models with cousin Gerald Hayslett at the Macomb-Oakland Regional Center (MORC) Kohl’s Caregiver Fashion Show. She is one of some 8,000 caregivers in the MORC system that support 5,000 people with disabilities living in homes in the community. The fashion show is part of the 32nd Annual MORC Caregiver Appreciation Day, [...]

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Sprite and LeBron James Team up to Reward Dedicated Individuals Who Change the Game

By Savoy Staff     May 14th, 2014

For over a decade, LeBron James has made a massive impact on the basketball court, and this summer, he is partnering with Sprite to change the game off the court for four deserving fans. Through the Sprite 6 Mix by LeBron James #ChangeTheGame contest, Sprite will award an aspiring musician, a visual artist, an entrepreneur [...]

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Spike Lee Adapts ‘She’s Gotta Have it’ into TV series for Showtime

By D. Janell Perry     May 9th, 2014

One of Spike Lee’s joints is being resurrected and adapted for the small screen. One of Spike Lee’s joints is being adapted to the smaller screen for fans enjoyment at the click of a button. Lee’s classic 1989 film, She’s Gotta Have It, has been picked up by Showtime network, and is currently being developed [...]

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MLT Celebrates 10 Years with a Gala Dinner and Performance by John Legend

By Savoy Staff     May 9th, 2014

MLT is celebrating its first 10 years of preparing high potential minority men and women for senior leadership positions in the private and public sectors with its inaugural gala on May 29, 2014  at the New York Hilton Midtown in New York City. The Gala will celebrate extraordinary senior leaders, who have made a transformational impact on their [...]

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Bounce TV Unveils New Original Series & Renewals for 2014-15 Upfront Season

By Savoy Staff     May 7th, 2014

Bounce TV, the nation’s first-ever and fastest-growing broadcast television network designed for African American audiences — today announced its original programming plans for the current upfront season as well as revealed massive ratings and viewership gains in Households and all key demographics across all dayparts since first beginning to receive Nielsen ratings one year ago this [...]

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Teen accepted into Seven Ivy League schools

By D. Janell Perry     April 23rd, 2014

Thousands of students apply to Ivy League schools each year and very few are accepted; Patrick Peoples has the distinction of being invited to attend seven. The Wilmington, North Carolina native is a senior at Lyceum Academy of New Hanover High School, and has the privilege of deciding between Princeton University, Yale University, Columbia University, [...]

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DiversityInc Top 50 Heralds the Greatest Achievements in Diversity for 2014

By Savoy Staff     April 23rd, 2014

DiversityInc announced the results for its 14th annual Top 50 Companies for Diversity rankings before a gathering of more than 750 attendees last evening at Cipriani Wall Street. More than a thousand public and privately held companies competed for spots on the coveted list. Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation jumped from a sixth-place finish in 2013 to [...]

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“It” Girl Jourdan Dunn is the New Face for Maybelline New York

By Savoy Staff     April 18th, 2014

Maybelline New York announced that London bred beauty Jourdan Dunn is their newest spokesmodel.  Jourdan will be joining an elite group of Maybelline models which includes Christy Turlington, Emily DiDonato and a host of others. “Jourdan’s look, style and positive energy are perfect for the Maybelline New York brand,” said Jerome Bruhat, Global Brand President of [...]

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Something to sing about: Radio One raises more than $1.3 million for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

By Savoy Staff     April 16th, 2014

Radio One’s network of stations, along with celebrity radio hosts Yolanda Adams and James Fortune, have something special to sing about. On April 3, they partnered with other inspirational music stations to raise more than $1.3 million for kids fighting cancer, sickle cell and other deadly diseases at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital during the seventh annual Radio Cares for St. Jude [...]

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