Denzel Makes Moves to Save School’s Sports Program

via Real Talk/WCBS

MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. (CBS) ― It’s no act: a Hollywood superstar is upset about plans to cut the sports programs in a local New York school district. Now he’s digging into his own pocket and making a personal plea to save the team.

“I am a direct result of the athletic programs in Mount Vernon. That is why I am here today.”

Those are the words of Oscar winner Denzel Washington, who isn’t pulling any punches when talking about the budget crisis that could force his hometown to cut all school athletic programs. Continue reading