Dr. Kimberley Richards

The People's Institute for Survival & Beyond

Dr. Kimberley Richards
Dr. Kimberley Richards

Dr. Kimberley Richards

RECORDING OF DR. RICHARDS' PRESENTATION

Dr. Kimberley Richards' quest for learning and experiencing culture and different environments has taken her to study theater arts, education, fabric arts, international organizing, anti-racist practice, spiritual practice and more in The Gambia, West Africa; South Africa; London, England; Holland; Brazil; Puerto Rico; Canada; and almost every state in the U.S.

Dr. Richards is a graduate of Clark College in Atlanta where she majored in education and theater. She also holds a master's degree in education from Westminster College in New Wilmington, Pennsylvania, and completed her doctorate in education from the University of Pittsburgh as a Lilly Endowment Fellow in 1995. She currently serves as interim executive and core trainer/regional organizer with the People's Institute for Survival and Beyond.

So the undoing [ of racism ] is a matter of undoing our thinking, undoing what we have grown to accept as just normal, natural, and what we have grown to tolerate.

Questions for Reflection

Questions for Reflection


  • To unlearn systemic racism, we must look at our own history and how we have contributed to those systems. What new lessons have you learned by reexamining history with an anti-racist lens?
     
  • Richards provides a variety of books to read; which book are you interested in reading and why? See “Additional Resources” below for suggestions.

Additional Resources


Additional recommended reading from Dr. Richards: