Emmanuel Acho | Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Boy


New York Times bestselling author Emmanuel Acho will appear on Instagram Live to discuss his new book Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Boy

We are very pleased to partner with Emmanuel and Macmillan Children's Publishing Group for this event. As event partners, we are the ONLY store in the U.S. that will have bookplates signed by Emmanuel. We will include a signed bookplate with each purchase of Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Boy.


Wednesday, May 5, 2021, 7:00pm Central time

Blue Willow Bookshop expects all participants to maintain an atmosphere of respect and fairness. Any comments or questions that violate this standard of behavior including any form of harassment, may, at the discretion of the organizers, be immediately removed.

About the author:

Emmanuel Acho is a New York Times bestselling Author and the Host/Producer of "Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man". His groundbreaking online series to drive meaningful dialogue around racial insensitivity and ignorance launched in June 2020 with more than 80 million views to date. Emmanuel is a Fox Sports Analyst (Co-Host, FS1 “Speak for Yourself”) and television personality. He is a former NFL linebacker and has a master’s degree in Sports Psychology from the University of Texas.


Payment type must be "CreditCard." Shipping will be charged if you want the book shipped to you. If you'd prefer to use our curbside pickup program, we ask that you please collect your book(s) within one month of the event date. After that date, your book will be donated to a Houston-based literacy organization.

International shipping will be $35.00.

Still have questions? Email Cathy@bluewillowbookshop.com.

Event date: 
Wednesday, May 5, 2021 - 7:00pm
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Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Boy Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250801067
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Roaring Brook Press - May 4th, 2021

Adapted from Emmanuel Acho's New York Times bestseller Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man, comes an essential young readers edition aimed at opening a dialogue about systemic racism with our youngest generation.