Author Talk & Booksigning Featuring Omar Epps in conversation with activist Etan Thomas
October 28 @ 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM EDT
MahoganyBooks is thrilled to present a powerful conversation on fatherhood featuring world renowned actor & author Omar Epps. Join us for this intimate exchange as Epps discusses his new book, From Fatherless to Fatherhood with our conversation host who is none other than author, activist, NBA Veteran and radio show host, Etan Thomas. Discussion will be followed by booksigning.
NOTE: this is a ticketed event and seats are limited. Each ticket includes an autographed hardcover copy of Omar Epps’ book, From Fatherless to Fatherhood. Every guest in attendance must have a ticket & will have an opportunity to take photos.
About World Renowned Actor/Author Omar Epps:
Author and world-renowned actor Omar Epps chronicles his journey from humble beginnings in Brooklyn, New York, to the bright lights of Hollywood. Having grown up without his biological father, then becoming a father himself, Epps shares his story of pain and triumph in a uniquely visceral way. It’s an intimate, unapologetic, and emotional conversation about childhood, manhood, and parenting. From Fatherless to Fatherhood touches on many themes surrounding the importance of family and community. It also shows how men can break the cycle of fatherlessness within their families, and come to terms with their own issues surrounding their fathers. Fatherhood is about much more than providing food and shelter for a child. It’s about much more than cutting a check to check a box. Fatherhood is about being active in a child’s life, and cultivating those sacred bonds of family. It’s about guiding and teaching a child how to be a loving, honest, respectful individual who will permeate goodness to all they encounter.
About Activist Athlete Etan Thomas:
His latest work, We Matter “Athletes And Activism” was released March 6th 2018, Thomas has amassed an amazing collection of interviews intertwined with the heartfelt commentary of his own to create a masterpiece. You’ll read the voices of athletes, activists, media personalities, scholars, and the family of victims of police brutality.
In 2012, Thomas released his 2nd book, Fatherhood: Rising To The Ultimate Challenge (Penguin), as a national conversation about fatherhood ensued and The Fatherhood Movement was borne. Thomas continues this conversation holding Town Hall panels through-out the country at prisons, churches, Universities, schools, and various conventions where he continues to inspire, motivate and support generations.
Mr. Thomas’ book, We Matter “Athletes And Activism” will also be available.
Autograped books will make the perfect holiday gift.
Parking details to be announced
Event guidelines subject to change
- October 28
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
- Event Category:
- Book Signing & Author Talk
- Event Tags:
- Anacostia, Author Event, Black Books Matter, Etan Thomas, Fatherhood, MahoganyBooks, Omar Epps, Ward 8, Washington DC
- (703) 730-3873