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Pharrell Williams To Release New Album “G I R L”

By D. Janell Perry     February 26th, 2014

Global superstar and musical genius Pharrell Williams recently announced the release of his Columbia Records debut album, G I R L. G  I  R  L is scheduled to be released worldwide Monday, March 3. “When Columbia Records presented me with the opportunity to make an album, three things came to mind,” said Pharrell. “One was the sense [...]

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Columbia City Councilwoman Tameika Isaac Devine Spearheads “Together We Can Read” Initiative

By Savoy Staff     February 24th, 2014

l to r:  Councilwoman Tameika Isaac Devine, Richland School District One Superintendent Dr. Percy Mack and Columbia City Manager Teresa Wilson. Columbia City Councilmember Tameika Isaac Devine, The City of Columbia, and Richland School District One held the sixth annual “Together We Can Read” program. Mayor Steve Benjamin, members of Columbia City Council, members of [...]

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NSBA, New Regency, Penguin Books and the Filmmakers to Distribute 12 Years a Slave to Public High Schools

By Savoy Staff     February 24th, 2014

The National School Boards Association (NSBA) is partnering with New Regency, Penguin Books, and the filmmakers to distribute copies of the acclaimed film, book, and study guide 12 Years a Slave to America’s public high schools. The initiative, coordinated by Montel Williams, will start to distribute 12 Years a Slave nationwide in September 2014 in [...]

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Marian Wright Edelman to be Inducted into South Carolina Hall of Fame

By Savoy Staff     February 24th, 2014

Marian Wright Edelman, president of the Children’s Defense Fund, will be inducted into the South Carolina Hall of Fame for her outstanding contributions to the state’s heritage and progress this morning at 10:30 a.m. at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center, 2101 N Oak St, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577. “I am grateful and humbled to be receiving [...]

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AMBI Skincare Announces Its First-Ever Model Search

By Savoy Staff     February 19th, 2014

AMBI Skincare, a trusted name in cleansers and moisturizers for skin of color, is pleased to announce the open call for entries to their first-ever AMBI Model Search. Women ages 18 and older can register online at ambimodelsearch.com. The Grand Prize Winner will be featured in a national print campaign, receiving a 3 day/2 night trip to New York City for [...]

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Museum Offering Civil Rights Tours During Black History Month

By D. Janell Perry     February 19th, 2014

This month the Great Blacks in Wax Museum in east Baltimore is not only celebrating Black History Month, but it’s also honoring the 50th anniversary of equal rights for all. The museum employees said Black History Month is all about teaching others about black culture. “It’s about teaching, specifically our children, about the accomplishments of [...]

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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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