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Debbie Allen's 'Freeze Frame' Promotes Non-Violence

Catherine Bauknight | Posted 08.03.2016 | World
Catherine Bauknight

Debbie Allen is the writer, Director and Choreographer of Freeze Frame, a multimedia production. She is an accomplished dancer, actress, producer, and...

WILL YOU TAKE THIS ROSE? UNREAL Beauty MEAGAN TANDY Dishes on Season 2 of Lifetime's Hit Show!

Andrew Cristi | Posted 07.01.2016 | Entertainment
Andrew Cristi

To be surrounded by a pool filled with gorgeous girls in bikini's and a cast so talented that Emmy's should be handed out on hors d'oeuvre trays, it's...

Viola Davis on Motherhood, Harriet Tubman, Denzel Washington and Fences at the Maui Film Festival

Kristin McCracken | Posted 06.24.2016 | Entertainment
Kristin McCracken

Emmy Award winner (and two-time Academy Award nominee) Viola Davis received the Navigator Award this week at the Maui Film Festival, which "honors a film artist for carving a path of distinction through the turbulent waters of the entertainment industry without sacrificing her fundamental commitment to excellence."

Denzel Washington Event Raises Millions For African American Museum

Variety | Brennan Williams | Posted 05.06.2016 | Black Voices

While many in the entertainment and media industries were saying their bittersweet goodbyes to President Barack Obama at his final annual White House ...

Chris Pratt Is Magnificent In 'Magnificent Seven' Trailer

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 04.20.2016 | Entertainment

If Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen didn't already use the title for their 1994 classic, "The Magnificent Seven" could probably be renamed "How the West Was...

Astoria Characters: The Hollywood Star

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 04.19.2016 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Someone slipped a sheet of paper into my mailbox. It looked like junk, and, in my haste, I almost threw it out.

Denzel Washington To Direct And Star In August Wilson's 'Fences'

Entertainment Weekly | Taryn Finley | Posted 04.14.2016 | Black Voices

After winning a Tony for his role in the 2010 Broadway revival ofFences, Denzel Washington is bringing August Wilson’s play to the big screen....

Omari Hardwick Says Denzel Washington Saved Him From Homelessness

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 02.10.2016 | Black Voices

Denzel and Pauletta Washington played a huge role in saving Omari Hardwick from being "broke" and homeless early on in his career. During an interview...

Life Continues To Suck For Meredith In New 'Grey's Anatomy' Promo

The Huffington Post | Cole Delbyck | Posted 01.22.2016 | Entertainment

At this point, the "Grey's Anatomy" writers' room must feature some sort of revolving dartboard of misery: 12 points for a bomb threat, 20 for rogue s...

Denzel Washington's Hot Son Wins The 2016 Golden Globes

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 01.11.2016 | Entertainment

While Denzel Washington accepted the Cecil B. deMille Award at the Golden Globes on Sunday night, all eyes were on his beautiful family. Especially hi...

The 2016 Golden Globes: Ricky Gervais Sags, While Leonardo DiCaprio Soars

Michael Russnow | Posted 01.11.2016 | Entertainment
Michael Russnow

A kinder, gentler and mostly out of sight Ricky Gervais held forth at this year's Golden Globe Awards on NBC with a bunch of surprise winners along with the expectations of lots of pundits. It moved relatively swiftly, especially towards the end when it ran overtime, but as entertainment it was mostly so-so.

Denzel Washington Brings His Family On Stage To Accept Award

The Huffington Post | Julia Brucculieri | Posted 01.11.2016 | Entertainment

Denzel Washington was honored for his achievements in Hollywood on Sunday when he accepted the Cecil B. deMille Award at the 2016 Golden Globe Awards....

Living With Thanksgiving: My Dad and Denzel Washington

Rabbi Daniel Cohen | Posted 11.25.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Rabbi Daniel Cohen

My father, Rabbi Herbert Cohen, and Denzel Washington both grew up in Mt. Vernon, NY. Little did I know that they also share an abiding faith in God a...

And The Sexiest Man Alive Over Age 50 Is ...

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 11.20.2015 | Fifty

Like a fine wine, we know darn well that men also improve with age. So on the day People Magazine announced that soccer star David Beckham, 40, was it...

Denzel Washington To Receive Cecil B. DeMille Award At Golden Globes

Entertainment Weekly | Brennan Williams | Posted 11.17.2015 | Black Voices

Denzel Washington has been named the 2016 recipient of the Cecil B. DeMille Award. The actor will be honored at the 73rd Golden Globe Awards in Januar...

Spike Lee Calls For Hollywood To Be Less Blindingly White

The Huffington Post | Cole Delbyck | Posted 11.16.2015 | Entertainment

The Governors Awards is the closest thing Hollywood has to a do-over. Every year since 2009, the Governors Awards has corrected some of the most egre...

Gender Equality: How Film Is Contributing to the Next Level of Conversation

Lauren DeLisa | Posted 10.23.2015 | Women
Lauren DeLisa

One of the most prominent conversations in culture today is that of gender equality. The entertainment industry, specifically film, seems to be leadin...

Denzel Washington Is Coming To 'Grey's Anatomy'

The Huffington Post | Julia Brucculieri | Posted 10.14.2015 | Entertainment

Denzel Washington has signed on to direct an episode of "Grey's Anatomy." The actor and two-time Oscar winner will get behind the camera for the nint...

Denzel Washington Shares The Important Life Lesson He'll Never Forget

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 10.04.2015 | Black Voices

Denzel Washington has long been committed to supporting underserved communities as the spokesperson for the Boys & Girls Clubs of America, an organiza...

Denzel Washington Says He'll Direct, Produce August Wilson Plays For HBO

Entertainment Weekly | Brennan Williams | Posted 09.18.2015 | Black Voices

Denzel Washington will be directing 10 and executive producing nine of August Wilson’s plays for HBO, the actor told the audience in a Q&A at the Un...

Whoa! The Guy From 'Ballers' Is Denzel Washington's Son!

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 09.05.2015 | Entertainment

It turns out Ricky Jerret might not hate his dad so much after all. After the Internet recently realized the actor who portrays Jerret on The Rock's H...

Denzel Washington Gives Excellent Advice During Boys & Girls Club Visit

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 08.06.2015 | Black Voices

On August 1 Denzel Washington took a break from filming his upcoming film, “Magnificent Seven,” to visit the Boy & Girls Club of Baton Rouge where...

King of the Blues

Cheryl Carlesimo | Posted 05.18.2016 | Entertainment
Cheryl Carlesimo

Somehow we felt that the Blues Boy who brought the Delta Blues to the world stage would always be there, bent over his beloved full bodied Gibson guitar, Lucille, crooning to her, and scorching our souls with his searing, stinging chords.

Denzel Washington Tells Grads: Just Because You're Doing More, Doesn't Mean You're Getting More Done

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 05.18.2015 | College

Actor Denzel Washington gave graduates of Dillard University four pillars of advice on Saturday during his commencement address. Washington's spee...

12 Headlines We'd Read if Madonna Were an Older Man

David Toussaint | Posted 05.20.2015 | Comedy
David Toussaint

Madonna gets a lot of heat for behaving in a way many believe is inappropriate for a woman over 50. Men who are also "of a certain age" often behave in rebel fashion, but are usually lauded for their actions.