via FirstLadyB:

Black Enterprise is honoring Bishop T.D. Jakes with their highest XCEL award, in recognition of Black men.

Bishop Jakes will be presented the award at the 2018 Black Men XCEL Summit on Aug. 29th, in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. The Black Men XCEL Summit celebrates the achievements of today’s black men.

The XCEL Awards recognize outstanding impact, achievement, and leadership by men in business, the arts, , government, and other influential areas.

Bishop T.D. Jakes, a charismatic leader, visionary, provocative thinker, and entrepreneur who serves as senior pastor of The Potter’s House, a global humanitarian organization and 30,000-member church located in Dallas. Named “America’s Best Preacher” by Time Magazine and CNN, Jakes’ voice reverberates from the world’s most prominent stages from the White House to the Aspen Institute to Nasrec Expo Centre in Johannesburg, South Africa. A new model for the 21st-century Renaissance man, Jakes is a committed philanthropist who gives back on an ongoing basis to the communities that he serves worldwide. As a business leader, his media and entertainment empire spans film, television, radio, music and best-selling books

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