The University of the District of Columbia College of Arts and Sciences will host Washington-based author and community organizer, Tony Lewis Jr. on Sept. 30. Lewis will present his latest literary work that details his life and struggles as the son of one of the biggest kingpins in the history of the city. Join Lewis at the UDC Theater of the Arts at 4200 Connecticut Avenue, NW. as he presents his latest offering, “Slugg: A Boy’s Life in the Age of Mass Incarceration,” which he calls a “blueprint for survival” for those feeling the effects of living in a drug-ridden city. The event will start at 7 p.m., with a pre-presentation reception starting at 6 p.m. The presentation is free and open to the public, however the reception is $50. Both segments require registration. For more information and to register, visit: udc.edu/college_of_arts_and_sciences/cas_big_read_tony_lewis or contact Kemmell Watson at: email@example.com or 202- 274-5807.