‘Queen Sugar’ actor announced as Southern University spring commencement speaker

‘Queen Sugar’ actor announced as Southern University spring commencement speaker
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BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Actor Omar J. Dorsey will deliver the spring commencement address at Southern University Baton Rouge on Friday, May 10.

More than 440 graduates will receive bachelor’s, master’s, doctoral and professional degrees. A number of graduates will also receive their respective commissions to the U.S. Armed Forces.

WHEN: Friday, May 10, beginning at 10 a.m.

WHERE: Felton G. Clark Activity Center

Dorsey won a Best Supporting Actor award at the 2018 Black Reel awards for his portrayal as Hollywood Desonier in Oprah Winfrey Network’s “Queen Sugar.”

Dorsey has had roles in the Academy Award-nominated films “Selma,” “Django Unchained,” and “The Blind Side." He has also stared in roles on the critically acclaimed television shows, “Ray Donovan” (Showtime) and “Eastbound and Down” (HBO).

Dorsey will be seen on the upcoming Netflix limited series, “When They See Us,” which examines the young men and their families at the center of the Central Park Five trial.

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