About Karen

WHERE ART, HISTORY AND STORIES INTERSECT

I write about race and history.

I’ve taught African American quilting for over twenty years. I hold a Master’s in Historic Preservation and as a historian, I help museums and other historical institutions design exhibits that deal with issues of racial and cultural diversity. I am a foodie and own way too many cookbooks. I love horses and I am involved in further documenting African American involvement in horse racing.

All my understanding and love of history and research gets poured in to my writing of fiction in what I hope is interesting, and powerful ways.

Colorful Quilt
Colorful Quilt
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Dramatic Actress
Dramatic Actress
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Stylish African American
Stylish African American
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woman on horse 542905_3922794545932_709922557_n.jpg
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Dancer and Karen Beauty-1.jpg
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Writing

Writing

Quilting

Quilting

Cooking

Cooking

Heritage Stories

Heritage Stories

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