Lori at the SFDC launch party.

On the road again…Come see me as I travel to spread the news about Same Family, Different Colors in 2017. If you would like me to visit your school, organization or book club, please contact my publicist at Beacon Press, Caitlin Meyer ( 617-948-6584.)


Philadelphia, PA September 21, 2017 Historic Germantown 6:00 – 8:00pm
A joint reading with brilliant Philadelphia, author Janet Benton, Lori will be reading from Same Family, Different Colors and selling and signing books afterwards. For more information, click here.

Bethesda, MD September 24, 2017 Cedar Lane Unitarian Church, 12:15 – 2:00pm
Lunch and conversation about family, color and community. Books will be sold at the event which is free and open to the public. For more information, check out the Facebook page.


October 3, 2017 Official release date for the paperback edition of Same Family, Different Colors!!!

Philadelphia, PA October 22 Curls & Crown Event Temple University, Mitten Hall 12 – 5pm
Lori will be speaking on a panel about Black hair history and culture at this day long event celebrating Black women, beauty, culture and hair. Copies of Hair Story and Same Family, Different Colors will be sold. For more information and to purchase tickets, check out the Curls and Crown website.