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‘Yeezus’ Movie In The Making

By D. Janell Perry     February 28th, 2014

Kanye West isn’t finished dabbling in the film industry just yet. The musical phenomenon only scratched the surface with his American Psycho- Inspired short film, and now he’s ready to take a stab at filming once more. The short thriller began as a promo for his latest album Yeezus; however, it seems to have acted [...]


50 Cent Parts With Interscope to Join Caroline

By D. Janell Perry     February 28th, 2014

50 Cent recently announced that after 12 years he is severing his ties with Interscope Records, as well as Eminem’s Shady/ Aftermath imprint. 50 has been expressing his frustration with the label regarding numerous issues over the past few years. The rapper signed a distribution deal with Capitol’s independent label Caroline, which may afford him [...]


2014 McDonald’s Flavor Battle National DJ Competition Ends in Tight Race for $10,000 Grand Prize

By Savoy Staff     February 27th, 2014

2014 McDonald’s Flavor Battle champion, DJ R-Tistic of Los Angeles, celebrates his win with show host, DJ Funkmaster Flex, and social media correspondent, TV/radio personality, Sway Calloway. DJ R-Tistic took home the $10,000 grand prize and major bragging rights during the 2014 McDonald’s Flavor Battle finale event. The Los Angeles native represented the Bacon Habanero [...]

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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 [...]


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 [...]


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 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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