Matthew Kincaid is an educator and activist who has been leading anti-racism workshops for over fourteen years.
Matthew Kincaid is an educator and activist who has been leading anti-racism workshops for over fourteen years. Kincaid is the founder, CEO, and Chief Consulting Officer for Overcoming Racism an organization that works to develop culturally responsive schools and practitioners. Overcoming Racism works with schools and organizations providing intensive race and equity training, consulting and providing schools with the tools to address the reality of systemic racism both inside and outside of the classroom.
I was first introduced to Matthew through a video of his Black Solidarity Day speech entitled "The Harvest Is Plentiful But the Workers are Few" that he gave at Tufts University in 2009. You need to watch the entire thing!
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