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Regis College Celebrates 1st Master’s Degree of Science in Nursing from State University of Haiti

By Savoy Staff     February 18th, 2014

Counter clockwise: Louise Myrmonde Amazan Rose Darline Bouseet Behind- Rita Metayer Christine Neptune up front- Germaine Laine Pierre Delivering on a promise, Regis College School of Nursing, Science and Health Professions in Weston, MA in partnership with the State University of Haiti and the Haitian Ministry of Health will celebrate Haiti’s future nursing leaders as [...]

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BET Networks’ Returning Hit Original Series’ “THE GAME” and “LET’S STAY TOGETHER” Are Back and Ready to Excite Fans on Tuesday, March 4

By Savoy Staff     February 18th, 2014

Fans will not have to wait much longer to learn the fate of their favorite, lovable characters on BET’s top-rated scripted comedies THE GAME and LET’S STAY TOGETHER. Both series returns for a new season with 10 episodes each beginning Tuesday, March 4 at 10 p.m.* THE GAME Season 7 premieres with a special hour-long [...]

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GM Foundation Donates $1 Million to Detroit Charities in Honor of Former GM Chairman and CEO Dan Akerson

By Savoy Staff     February 18th, 2014

Habitat for Humanity Detroit Executive Director Vincent Tilford (left) celebrates as General Motors Foundation President Vivian Pickard (right) presents a check for $400,000 to the organization in honor of former General Motors Chairman and CEO Dan Akerson and his wife Karin, Monday, February 17, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. The Capuchin Soup Kitchen and the Coalition [...]

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Lockheed Martin Donation Strengthens Clinton High School Technology Courses And Prepares The Workforce Of Tomorrow

By Savoy Staff     February 17th, 2014

Clinton Public School District maintenance staffers Teddy Hines (left) and Derrick Jenkins load computers donated by Lockheed Martin. Lockheed Martin’s Mission Support Center in Clinton, Miss. is donating 25 surplus computers to the Clinton High School (CHS) Career Complex. This computer equipment donation will be used as a teaching aid for students studying IT computer [...]

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AT&T 28 Days

By Savoy Staff     February 14th, 2014

The Next Generation of History Makers By MC Lyte (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9pd-qKus8d0), Hip Hop Pioneer When I became one of the first female hip-hop artists, I didn’t know that I would be making history. I simply wanted to use my voice to inspire and motivate others. I have dedicated my career to being true to myself, humbled [...]

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Mariah Carey, Jennifer Hudson, Janelle Monae, Tamar Braxton, Smokey Robinson, Karen Clark Sheard And Wayne Brady Announced As Performers For “BET Honors”

By Savoy Staff     February 7th, 2014

BET Networks announced that Mariah Carey, Jennifer Hudson, Janelle Monae, Tamar Braxton, Smokey Robinson, Karen Clarke Sheard and Wayne Brady are set to bring down the house at the Warner Theatre with a series of powerful and magnetic performances for “BET Honors” 2014. Honoring distinguished African Americans performing at exceptional levels, this year’s show will celebrate the achievements of the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, Motown Records founder [...]

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Annual Pan African Film And Arts Festival Draws Thousands To Baldwin Hills Crenshaw

By Savoy Staff     February 7th, 2014

The 22nd annual Pan African Film and Arts Festival, the premier celebration of international filmmakers, craftsmen and performers of African heritage, is set to commence today at Baldwin Hills Crenshaw. The festival is expected to draw more than 35,000 people from around the world to the mall over the next several weeks. As the centerpiece of [...]

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American Airlines Celebrates Black History Month By Paying Tribute To Iconic Black Films

By Savoy Staff     February 5th, 2014

American Airlines, a global company that connects people from different cultures and communities around the world, is celebrating Black History Month by paying tribute to timeless African-American films that shape our culture and enhance American cinema. During the months of February and March, the airline’s in-flight entertainment will focus on African-American films, playing must-see movies [...]

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Yingli Green Energy, Partners and SolarAid help lighting up UNHCR granted Mayukwayukwa High School in Kaoma, Zambia

By Savoy Staff     February 3rd, 2014

Students gather outside one of the classrooms at Mayukwayukwa High School, Zambia. Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited, the world’s largest vertically integrated photovoltaic (“PV”) manufacturer, known as “Yingli Solar”, announced that the Company and SolarAid have lit up Mayukwayukwa High School in Kaoma, Zambia by installing a solar PV system on the newly built [...]

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Legacy Recordings Celebrates Duke Ellington As Artist of the Month for February 2014, Black History Month

By Savoy Staff     February 3rd, 2014

Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, celebrates the life and music of Edward Kennedy “Duke” Ellington, honoring the American composer as Artist of the Month for Black History Month, February 2014. A century ago, in 1914, a teenage Duke Ellington, working in Washington DC as a soda jerk by day and aspirant [...]

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