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Denzel Washington, Entertainment, Fences, The Iceman Cometh -

Denzel Washington is heading to Broadway and he’s already racking up top honors. The Oscar-winning actor who is set to star in George C. Wolfe’s upcoming production of The Iceman Cometh, will receive the Distinguished Achievement Award from New Dramatist at their 69th Annual Spring Luncheon. –Black residents in Austin on high alert after fourth […]

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Denzel Washington, Fences, Movies, The Oscars -

Since Nov. 8, 2016, we’ve been in a dire search for hope. This search for hope and happiness leads us to place more weight on social and sporting events. Like the recent Super Bowl, for example — in which the Falcons, who make their home in majority-black Atlanta, faced off against a New England Patriots […]

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Commentary, Fences, Hidden Figures, Moonlight -

… But someday somebody’ll Stand up and talk about me, And write about me — Black and beautiful — And sing about me, And put on plays about me! I reckon it’ll be Me myself! Yes, it’ll be me. — Langston Hughes’ Note on Commercial Theatre Earlier this month, if the movie at the New […]

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Black Twitter, Fences, Golden Globes, Hidden Fences, Hidden Figures -

Moments before the live broadcast of the Golden Globes on Sunday night — and mere days after the Yahoo Finance naval mishap — Today show correspondent Jenna Bush Hager made a faux pas when she asked musician Pharrell about his feelings on being nominated for the movie “Hidden Fences.” The only problem is that “Hidden […]

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August Wilson, Denzel Washington, Fences -

This essay has been written as the introduction to the published edition of August Wilson’s screenplay for Fences, which is being issued with release of the film adaptation directed by Denzel Washington. In the waning days of October 1941, the last of several hundred stone carvers finished their work in a remote corner of South […]

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ABC, Actress, Central Falls, Denzel Washington, Doubt, Entertainment, Fences, health clinic, Hollywood, HTGAWM, Interview, Natasha Alford, News, Pay Gap, Racism, Rhode Island, The Help, The Vaseline Healing Project, Viola Davis -

When Viola Davis and Denzel Washington set the internet ablaze with the trailer release of the highly-anticipated film Fences, we knew we were in for a ride. The veteran stars’ performances as Troy and Rose Maxson, in the big-screen adaption of August Wilson’s Pulitzer prize-winning play, are nothing short of riveting and have already earned them both Golden […]

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