WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 13, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today, Literary PR & Marketing Firm, The Oracle Group International announced that in celebration of their 10th year in operation, they will host the Washington D.C. “Homecoming” book tour stop for Award Winning Actress and now Author Taraji P. Henson on Oct. 22.
The recent Emmy Award recipient is celebrating the release of her first book “Around the Way Girl” (37Ink Books On-Sale-date: Oct. 11, 2016, ISBN: 978-1501125997, Hardcover) and will be in conversation with NYT Best Selling Author and Blogger “Awesomely” Luvvie Ajayi.
The event will take place at The Organization of American States (OAS) building, 200 17th St. NW, Washington DC 20007. Book Purchase is required for entry. Doors open and red carpet arrivals begin at 6 p.m. MYX Fusion will provide a complimentary pour for the first hour, Curls Inc., will provide swag bags and sounds will be provided by DJ Eric Whitehead. Media and Promotional partners for the event are District of Columbia Public Library, Bens Chili Bowl, and the Believe in Africa Foundation. Photo and videography will be provided by TOG Productions.
In addition to the book talk, a portion of the proceeds will be donated to support the humanitarian efforts with Haitians affected by Hurricane Matthew. Philanthropy is at the foundation of the Oracle Group’s mission and according to the founder, critical to its staying power.
“Any Black owned business, especially headed by a woman of color should pat itself on the back if it makes it past the second year, the fact that we are still standing after 10 years is an amazing feeling. To celebrate it with DC’s own Taraji P. Henson and the release of her book is the icing on the cake,” says Mocha Ochoa Nana, CEO of the Oracle Group. “We have served authors, communities, organizations, children both here and around the globe, yet we have much more work to do and cannot wait to see what the next ten years will bring.”
ABOUT THE ORACLE GROUP INTERNATIONAL:
The Oracle Group is an internationally recognized literary public relations and marketing agency that specializes in producing events that promote literacy.
Their primary focus is to connect authors with events that engage and uplift the local, national and global community. They have worked on the book campaigns of Charlie Wilson, Luvvie Ajayi, Al Sharpton, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, the late Dr. Dorothy Height and many more. They have over 10 years of promoting the Literary Arts and assisting authors in making sure their messages reaches their intended audience.
For more information, visit: http://theoraclegroupinc.net/.
ABOUT DC PUBLIC LIBRARY:
The District of Columbia Public Library is a dynamic source of information, programs, books and other library materials and services that improve the quality of life for District residents of all ages that, when combined with expert staff, helps build a thriving city. The Library provides environments that invite reading, community conversation, creative inspiration and exploration, lectures, films, computer access and use, workforce and economic development, storytimes for children, and much more.
DC Public Library includes a central library and 25 neighborhood libraries and also provides services in nontraditional settings outside of the library buildings. DCPL enriches and nourishes the lives and minds of all District residents, provides them with the services and tools needed to transform lives, and builds and supports community throughout the District of Columbia.
ABOUT CURLS, LLC:
Founded in 2002 by Mahisha Dellinger, CURLS is an award-winning brand and a pioneer in the natural hair care industry. CURLS offers over 40 natural hair care products made with certified organic ingredients for women, kids, and babies. CURLS products can be found nationwide in Target, Sally Beauty, Wal-Mart, Rite Aid, CVS, and Duane Reed. For more information, visit http://www.CURLS.biz.
ABOUT MXY FUSION:
Myx Fusions is the name of a drink by Nicki Minaj which is a fruit infused moscato beverages, blended with natural fruit juices and flavors. It is produced and distributed by beverage company Myx Beverage, LLC. The franchise is co-owned by Ms. Minaj, Mona Scott-Young and Peter Reaske.
ABOUT HOWARD UNIVERSITY:
Established in 1867, Howard University is a federally chartered, private, doctoral university, classified as a high research activity institution. With an enrollment of more than 10,000 students, its undergraduate, graduate, professional and joint degree programs span more than 120 areas of study within 13 schools and colleges.
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