Fisk University 2014 Honda Campus All-Star Challenge National Champions

Fisk University Wins 25th Anniversary Honda Campus All-Star Challenge National Championship

By Savoy Staff     April 16th, 2014

Completing a journey that began in the fall, Fisk University claimed its first ever national championship title at the 25th anniversary Honda Campus All-Star Challenge. For a quarter century, American Honda Motor Co., Inc. has sponsored this unique academic competition featuring the best and brightest students from America’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). Watch highlights from this year’s competition. [...]

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Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center Salutes Celebrity Fight Night with Dramatic Expansion

By Savoy Staff     April 11th, 2014

On the eve of the 20th anniversary of Celebrity Fight Night, the Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center is unveiling an extensive expansion that doctors say will help thousands more patients receive care. The Center is the primary beneficiary of Celebrity Fight Night, an annual fundraising gala that will be held this year in Phoenix on April 12.  [...]


Jaden Smith and Jackie Chan to return for ‘Karate Kid 2′

By D. Janell Perry     April 9th, 2014

Actor Jaden Smith is combating the negative backlash he received from the film After Earth with a return to one of his most successful roles. The son of Will and Jada Smith is preparing to team up with his co-star Jackie Chan for a sequel to their blockbuster remake of The Karate Kid. According to The [...]


Black, Disabled, Gay Christian Man in the South Moves Beyond His Labels

By Savoy Staff     April 9th, 2014

Black, Disabled, Gay Christian man refuses to live a life defined by a label, confined by society and denied by the church. Obstacles and challenges are commonplace in life and one can either face it with courage and faith or curl up into a little ball of fear and despair. One such example is the [...]


Forest T. Harper and INROADS: Paving the way for future leaders in Corporate America

By Meta J Mereday     April 7th, 2014

l to r:  Forest T. Harper, Jr., INROADS President & CEO; Shemaiah Underdown, Intern Class of 2013; and INROADS Alum, Steve Davis, President & CEO of Bob Evans Farms According to Forest T. Harper, President and CEO of INROADS, it is the process that determines the success of his organization. “What stands out for me [...]


The Black Women’s Agenda, Inc. And AARP Launch Series Of Forums On Family Caregiving

By Savoy Staff     April 2nd, 2014

The Black Women’s Agenda, Inc. partnered with AARP to host “Because We Care” – the first of a series of forums designed to provide African-American families with information and resources that will enable them to take better care of their loved ones and themselves. Jackie Joyner-Kersee, a three-time Olympic champion and advocate for youth and [...]


XSCAPE-Long Awaited New Music From Michael Jackson

By Savoy Staff     April 2nd, 2014

On May 13, Epic Records, in conjunction with the Estate of Michael Jackson, will release XSCAPE, an album of new music by the internationally beloved music icon and King of Pop, Michael Jackson. The project features eight new tracks, which the world will be hearing for the very first time on the new album.  For the ultimate fan experience, XSCAPE will also be [...]


Michael B. Jordan Mentors 6 Filmmakers at CinemaCon

By D. Janell Perry     March 28th, 2014

Actor Michael B. Jordan assists six filmmakers in making their dream realities. Jordan was selected last week as the 2014 Sprite Films mentor to the CinemaCon filmmaker finalists located in Las Vegas. Six promising filmmakers were chosen by Sprite to brand themselves in the film industry by crafting a short film from script-to-screen. The Green [...]


Dark and Lovely Partners with Black Girls RUN!

By Savoy Staff     March 28th, 2014

Dark and Lovely, the #1 Hair Care Brand for Women of Color in the world, is excited to announce its partnership with Black Girls RUN!, as their exclusive beauty sponsor for 2014. The mission of Black Girls RUN! is to become the leading resource and inspiration for generations of African-American women seeking to develop and [...]


Playtex Gentle Glide Teams Up with Musician Michelle Williams to Lead the Play On Movement

By Savoy Staff     March 28th, 2014

Playtex Gentle Glide is excited to announce the launch of the Playtex Play On Playbook campaign, a social media program celebrating confident women who laugh off life’s curveballs and persevere with grace. Women experience Play On moments every day, whether they are bouncing back from embarrassing stumbles, or not letting their periods stop them from having a [...]

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