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Entrepreneur Answers President’s Call to Be Brother’s Keeper with Website and E-Book to Empower Black Men

By Savoy Staff     November 24th, 2014

In the wake of President Obama’s “My Brother’s Keeper Initiative”, entrepreneur, author, motivational speaker, radio and TV show host, Coach Michael Taylor, has answered the call with a website and an e-book. The website, www.blackmenrock.net, and book, Black Men Rock: 10 KEYS TO Empower Black Men to Live Extraordinary Lives, are powerful and positive resources designed to [...]

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Faith Evans: Incomparable

By Paris Clark     November 24th, 2014

The first lady is back and better than ever! Faith Evans new album Incomparable has hit shelves and is said to be one of her best albums yet. The album has a mix of R&B and Gospel hits that are sure to remind you why Faith Evans is still hot in the game. With being [...]

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IcyHot and NBA Champion Shaquille O’Neal Team Up to Relieve Chronic Back Pain with IcyHot SmartRelief

By Savoy Staff     November 21st, 2014

You do not have to be an NBA champion like Shaquille O’Neal to know how disruptive back pain is—if greeting the day with a stiff, aching back is all too familiar, you are in good company. Today, the makers of IcyHot, America’s trusted No. 1 topical pain reliever, announce that IcyHot SmartRelief, a drug-free, over-the-counter [...]

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SONIC and Kevin Durant Team up for All-Star Partnership

By Savoy Staff     November 21st, 2014

SONIC Drive-In  today announced it has reached a multi-year endorsement agreement with Kevin Durant – the 2014 NBA MVP, five-time NBA All-Star, Olympic gold medalist and Male Athlete of the Year ESPY Award winner – as a national brand ambassador to collaborate on the development of balanced menu items and promoter of co-branded philanthropic efforts. [...]

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Psychologist turned entrepreneur launches new line of fun creative soap

By Savoy Staff     November 21st, 2014

For most individuals, using soap is just part of daily grooming, but for Dr. Marchita Masters, it represents fun, creativity and togetherness. Masters wanted the opportunity to share the joys of soap making with others, so she co-founded Soap Fantastic. As a Clinical Psychologist with over 25 years of experience with children, combined with Masters’ role [...]

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African Diaspora Awards Honors Extraordinary Individuals from the Diaspora

By Savoy Staff     November 21st, 2014

In one of the most electrifying and highly anticipated awards shows, some 400 attendees came out in full force to salute exemplary individuals who are working towards the advancement of Africans in the Diaspora and in Africa at the 4th Annual AFRICAN DIASPORA AWARDS, held on Nov. 15 at Gerald W. Lynch Theater at John Jay College in New York City. The 2014 [...]

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The Delta Research And Educational Foundation Seeks 40 Nonprofit Partners To Host Town Hall Advocacy Sessions On Teacher Effectiveness

By Savoy Staff     November 21st, 2014

The Delta Research and Educational Foundation (DREF), partnering with Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. (DST), is issuing a Call to Action for nonprofit organizations to increase the dialogue around teacher efficacy to improve educational outcomes through their Delta Teacher Efficacy Campaign (DTEC). The campaign is made possible by a matching grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates [...]

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Solange Knowles Ties The Knot

By Paris Clark     November 17th, 2014

Solange Knowles, or should I say Solange Ferguson tied the knot with her fiancé Alan Ferguson. The couple, family, and friends took over the city of New Orleans with their all white theme. Solange and her wedding party also broke the Internet with their stunning photo with her sister Beyoncé and mother Tina Knowles along [...]

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Resilience Equals Success for Mo’Ne Davis

By Paris Clark     November 17th, 2014

Thirteen-year-old Mo’Ne Davis will never be forgotten after her groundbreaking journey in leading her Philadelphia baseball team to the Little League World Series. She was the only girl on the team, and the only girl on a Little League team at the series. Even though the Taney Dragons did not win, they became hometown heroes [...]

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JAZZ IN THE GARDENS CELEBRATES 10TH YEAR WITH WORLD CLASS LINEUP

By Savoy Staff     November 17th, 2014

The City of Miami Gardens is proud to announce the first round of artists for the 10th Annual Jazz in the Gardens (JITG) music festival at Sun Life Stadium. The three-day weekend festival on March 20th to 22nd, 2015 will feature artists Maxwell, Toni Braxton, R. Kelly, Men of Soul’s Jeffrey Osborne, Peabo Bryson and Freddie Jackson, and Brian Culbertson. Comedians and nationally syndicated radio personalities D.L. Hughley and [...]

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