NEW ORLEANS – Academy Award winning actor Denzel Washington will deliver the commencement address at Dillard University in early May, the school announced Tuesday.

Washington will give the address to the 247 graduating students on May 9 at 8 a.m.

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“We are excited to have Denzel Washington as our 2015 Commencement Speaker,” said Walter M. Kimbrough, president of Dillard. read more…