Carolyn has been traveling around the country promoting her new book Damn Near White: An African American Family's Rise from Slavery to Bittersweet Success. After a well attended reading at Porter Square Books in Cambridge in February, Carolyn traveled to Chicago where she read at 57th Street Books and at St. Mark Church. Recently, Carolyn appeared in concert at Long Hall in Farmington MO where she performed to raise money for the Farmington Association for the Preservation of the African American Masonic Cemetery. She also read from Damn Near White and was interviewed on KREI radio.