Denzel Washington

via TheBelleReport: Two-time Academy Award® winner Denzel Washington will lend his talents and expertise to T.D. Jakes’ International Leadership Summit this spring, a conference for visionaries, entrepreneurs, intrapreneurs, pastors and leaders from all over the world, looking to expand their personal sphere of influence and sharpen their skills. Washington  is expected to deliver a keynote address focused on Hollywood, […]

via BlackAmericaWeb: Barack and Michelle Obama are teaming up with actor Denzel Washington for a project for Netflix. In their new roles as content creators and producers for Netflix, Barack and Michelle Obama have secured the rights to Denzel Washington’s film adaptation of August Wilson’s 1982 play Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom. CLICK HERE to read full story    

via FirstLadyB: “One day, you will preach to millions,” a woman told  in his mother’s beauty shop in March of 1975. Denzel recalled that story Thursday before receiving the American Film Institute’s 47th Life Achievement Award at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood. It’s clear that woman was relaying a prophetic word from the Lord! Two Oscars and […]

via BlackAmericaWeb: Actor Denzel Washington has helped mark the start of renovations at playwright August Wilson’s childhood home in Pittsburgh. The Tribune-Review reports Washington headlined a ceremony at the house Wednesday. The actor led a $5 million fundraising effort to restore it. Renovations are to be completed in 2020, when the August Wilson House is to become […]

via BlackAmericaWeb: Actor Denzel Washington has delivered legendary performances to audiences for decades, to his iconic portrayal of Malcolm X in the 90s to his recent embodiment of “Troy” in the screen adaptation of Fences. With Denzel being such a GOAT in Hollywood, many industry buffs have wondered who could possibly walk in his gigantic foot steps. According to […]

via eurweb: Denzel Washington will receive another award for his stage work this spring. The actor, about to make his Broadway return in George C. Wolfe’s production of The Iceman Cometh, will receive New Dramatists’ 2018 Distinguished Achievement Award at the group’s 69th Annual Spring Luncheon tribute on May 15 in New York. The honor, presented to individuals […]

via TheChristianPost: Denzel Washington is sharing his prayer for young people not to give up during difficult times. “I pray that young people never lose that fire, I don’t think they will,” Washington told The Grio when doing his press rounds for his latest film, “Roman J. Israel, Esq.” “And needless to say there’s a lot for […]

  via BCNN1/nydailynews: The Oscar winner says making the film did not make him more cynical about the justice system and, when asked about the prison-industrial complex, the “Malcolm X” star offered a surprising take. “It starts at the home,” he told reporters at the film’s downtown New York premiere. “It starts at home.” When […]

via FirstLadyB: Denzel Washington and the directors of his latest film, ‘Roman J. Israel, Esq.’ prayed everyday and read the Bible. The actor revealed the information to the Christian Post on Saturday at the Beverly Wilshire hotel. “We prayed every day, we read the daily Word every day,” he revealed. Denzel ended his interview with the outlet by […]

via TheChristianPost: As Academy Award-winning actor Denzel Washington gears up for the release of his next film, “Roman J. Israel, Esq.,” he’s calling on the next generation to be unashamed of their faith and convictions in this day and age of social media. “I would say to your generation — find a way to work together […]

via FirstLadyB: A South Side of Chicago grandmother prayer was answered when Denzel Washington showed up on her porch. Over the weekend, Washington was looking for Leon’s Bar’s Bar-B-Q  — a BBQ place the New York native was familiar with from visiting relatives as a child. Washington saw people outside and stopped to chat. They […]

Denzel Washington, one of Hollywood’s more outspoken Christians, has said he views his impressive film career simply as an opportunity to serve God and his family. “I’m in the service business now, I’m fine. I’ve done well,” Washington said on the “TD Jakes Show” last week. “I don’t need any watches and all of that. So […]