Order the Leading Equity Book Today! 

Read the Transcript

Matthew Kincaid

Matthew Kincaid, founder and CEO of Overcoming Racism, LLC, an organization which seeks to develop more equitable institutions through comprehensive race and equity training. Overcoming Racism  equips teams with the tools to build an actively equitable culture.  Matthew Kincaid is a published author (Freedom Teaching), a former educator, serving in roles that range from teaching to instructional coaching to school administration. Matthew has been leading anti-racism workshops for over 15 years. Through his work with Overcoming Racism, Matthew plans to continue to use his platform to empower individuals, organizations, and communities to address the realities of systemic racism with courage, skill, and intention.  He is a graduate of Tufts University. He has been recognized as a top 100 visionary leader by Real Leaders magazine. He is a former Young Entrepreneur of the Year for the state of Louisiana’s small business administration. His work has been showcased in prestigious platforms like The Washington Post, Forbes, The Huffington Post, Now This, and Black Enterprise, amplifying the message of equitable education for all and societal change. Matthew has personally trained teams from a vast array of organizations from the National Basketball Association, to elite universities and statewide school systems. 

Show Highlights

  • Freedom Teaching
  • Cognitive Empowerment
  • Benefits and Relevance of Freedom Teaching
  • Responding to Pushback
  • The Importance of Radical Change

Connect with Matthew


Freedom Teaching Book

Additional Resources

Book Dr. Eakins

Watch The Art of Advocacy Show

Learn more about our Student Affinity Groups

Free Course on Implicit Bias

20 Diversity Equity and Inclusion Activities

FREE AUDIO COURSE: Race, Advocacy, and Social Justice Studies

Hosted by Dr. Sheldon L. Eakins

A Weekly Livestream

Follow us every Thursday at 6:30 PM Eastern to learn ways that you can develop your advocacy skills in your school/community from experts in education.  

This show is built on three principles

  • The  Power of Preparation- Discover ways to develop a plan to address inequities in schools.
  • The Power of Persuasion- Gain an understanding of the art of influence and create a sense of urgency towards change.
  • The Power of Persistence- Recognize how to endure challenges as they may arise.
Follow the Channel

Free Course

Enroll in this free course to learn about your biases and how to address them.

This course includes:

  • 11 video lessons
  • 5 downloadable resources
  • 1.0 Hour Professional Development Certificate
Learn More

An Affinity Space for Student Voices

Are you ready to transform the culture inside your district or school for the better? Enroll in the Advocacy Room today!

Learn More

Subscribe & Review in iTunes

Are you subscribed to the podcast? If you’re not, I want to encourage you to do that today. I don’t want you to miss an episode. Click here to subscribe in iTunes!

Now if you enjoy listening to the show, I would be really grateful if you left me a review over on iTunes, too. Those reviews help other advocates find the podcast and they’re also fun for me to go in and read. Just click here to review, select “Ratings and Reviews” and “Write a Review” and let me know what your favorite part of the podcast is. Thank you!

Let's Connect on Instagram!

Transform your school and your classroom with these best practices in equity

Leading Equity delivers an eye-opening and actionable discussion of how to transform a classroom or school into a more equitable place. Through explorations of ten concrete steps that you can take right now, Dr. Sheldon L. Eakins offers you the skills, resources, and concepts you’ll need to address common equity deficiencies in education.


50% Complete

Two Step

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit, sed do eiusmod tempor incididunt ut labore et dolore magna aliqua.