Nathan's Clients & Reviews 

  • Teens with a Purpose - (The Movement)

  • Utah State University - Bennion Workshop Series,  Logan, UT

  • Christopher Newport University - Center for American Studies 

  • NAACP - Chesapeake Chapter - 54th Annual Banquet

  • William R. Harvey Leadership Institute, Hampton University (2018 / 2019)

  • 1619 -2019 Commemoration 400 First Africans Landing, Fort Monore, VA

  • American Evolution - Faith Journeys in the Black Experience Conf.  @ VUU

  • Williamsburg Regional Library Theater - Williamsburg, VA

  • James M. Duncan Jr. Library,  Alexandria, VA

  • Charles E. Beatley Library, Alexandria, VA 

  • Hampton Roads Real Estate Association - HRRA

  • Downtown Hampton Child Development Center, VA 

  • Prince William County Public Schools

  • General Baptist Convention of Virginia, 120 Anniversary Conference

  • Manassas Battlefield National Civil War Park

  • Bristoe Station National Civil War Park

  • Hanover Courthouse, Hanover VA
  • 3rd Baptist Church, Hampton, VA 

  • Perquimans Public Library, Perquimans, NC

  • Reinsch Library Auditorium, Marymount University, MD

  • The Mariners Museum - Newport News, VA

  • Commodities Futures & Trade Commission, Washington, DC

  • Westhaven Elementary School - Portsmouth, VA 

  • Campfire Talk Series, Fort Monroe, VA 

  • St. Peter's Lutheran Church - Philadelphia, PA 

  • 2018 New York / New Belfast Conference - Manhattan, NY

  • 2018 National Newspaper Publisher's Association Conference

  • Virginia Homeschooler's Conference - Richmond, VA (2018 & 2019)

  • Cultural Roots Homeschool Co-op - Richmond, VA

  • 2018 Irish Arts and Writers Festival, Los Gatos, CA

  • York Hall Lecture Series, Yorktown, VA 

  • Frederick Douglass - Issac Myers Maritime Museum

  • 2018 NE Congressional Pilgrimage - Faith & Politics Inst. 

  • 2018 Emancipation Day Concert - Washington, DC

  • 2018 International City Managers Assoc. Conf. - Baltimore, MD 

  • 2018 Kunta Kinte Heritage Festival - Annapolis, MD 

  • Poetry Society of Virginia 

  • Indian Creek Corrections Center, Chesapeake, VA

  • Penn State University - Schuylkill, PA

  • Chesapeake Historical Preservation Commission

  • St. Michaels / Frederick Douglass Honor Society

  • Michigan Banner News Paper - Saginaw, MI

  • Cristo Community Corporation, Norfolk, VA

  •  The International City Managers Association (ICMA)

  • Nansemond Suffolk Academy - Upper School

  • Bethlehem Christian Church, Suffolk, VA

  • Central Library - Richmond, VA

  • Chesterfield County Library System, Chesterfield, VA 

  • Metropolitan Baptist Church, Suffolk, VA

  • Jack & Jill Foundation Inc., Hampton, VA 

  • University of Tennessee at Martin - Paul Meek Library

  • Bartlett Performing Arts Center, Bartlett, TN (2018 & 2019) 

  • Quinnipiac University, West Haven, CT

  • Orange County Arts Commission, Orange County, NC

  • The U.S. Poverty Project - Norfolk Chapter

  • First Church of Christ - Hartford, CT

  • Tallwood High School, Va Beach, VA

  • Fruits and Roots Wine Tour, Va Beach, VA

  • Eastern Shore Historical Society

  • Westend Elementary School, Smithfield, VA

  • Hampton History Museum

  • South Norfolk Library, Chesapeake, VA 

  • 2018 HU High School Leadership Conference

  • Frederick Douglass Library/Community Ctr., Rochester, NY

  • 12 Annual Chesapeake Waterways Heritage Festival

  • Connecticut Freedom Trail / Amistad Heritage Organization

  • Boys & Girls Club - Southeast Region

  • Morgan Memorial Library, Suffolk, VA

  • NACCP - Va Beach Branch

  • Chapel Grove United Church of Christ , Windsor, VA

  • 101st ASALH Convention, Richmond, VA

  • Cedar Hill - The Historic Home of Frederick Douglass - SE Washington, DC

  • The Women's Rights National Historical Park, Seneca Falls, NY (2016 - 2018) 

  • Daughters of the American Revolution  (Chesapeake Chapter)

  • Richmond Young Writer's Summer Camp

  • Louisa Cultural Arts Center, Louisa, VA

  • Rising Sun Baptist Church, Louisa, VA 

  • UMOJA - Portsmouth Colored Community Library (2017 /2018 /2019)

  • Fuse Fest Community Day, Norfolk, VA (TWP-The Movement) 2016 / 2017

  • Surry County Historical Society

  • Crossroads Elementary School, Norfolk, VA

  • The Alpha Academy - Fayetteville, NC

  • American Association of University Womem (AAUW)

  • The Spratley Gifted Center, Hampton, VA

  • First Baptist Manassas, Manassas, VA

  • The Children's Museum of Virginia, Portsmouth, VA - 2017 / 2018

  • Women in Denfense of Greater Hampton Roads

  • The James River Writer's Show - Firehouse Theater, Richmond, VA

  • The Edenton United Methodist Reconciliation Group

  • The Louisa Christian Men's Reconciliation Group (2016 / 2017) 

  • The Convocation Radio Show,  WKQA - 1110 AM

  • The FYI Show - WPCE 1400 AM

  • Kingdom Empowerment Worship Center, Chesapeake, VA

  • Virginia Stage Company - "The Line - Art for Social Change"

  • African Arrival Day - (1619 Project Inc.) Fort Monore, VA (2016)

  • Suffolk Literacy Council - Suffolk, VA

  • Newsome Park Elementary School

  • Oceana NAS Youth Summer Camp

  • Tanners Creek Elementary School

  • Somerset Place Plantation, NC (2016 / 2017) 

  • Peninsula Fine Arts Center (PFAC) - Artistic Verses 2010 -2015

  • WHRO TV Channel 15 - "Another View" - Hosted by Barbara Hamm-Lee

  • The Naval Exchange Service Command - Day of Diversity 2015 & 2016

  • 2015 William Carroll Literary Festival - Norfolk State University

  • Chesapeake Bay Academy - Va Beach, VA

  • Mt. Ararat Christian Church, Suffolk, VA

  • The Golden Fold - Youth Mentoring - Gamma Xi Chapter of Omega Psi Phi 

  • The Langley School - McLean, VA

  • WKQA Freedom 1110 AM - The James Gravely Show

  • ODU - Institute for Learning in Retirement

  • Living Water Sanctuary, Va Beach, Va

  • Coronado/Inglenook Civic League - Christmas Celebration

  • Paul D. Camp Community College, Suffolk, VA (2009 - 2015)

  • College of William & Mary, Williamsburg, VA 

  • National Public - Radio Story Corps

  • Greater Orlando Baptist Church, Suffolk, VA 

  • 2014 Africana Festival - Va Beach, VA - 2013 / 2014 / 2015

  • The Staunton African American Heritage Fesitval - 2006 /2007 / 2010 / 2015

  • Young Audiences of Virginia - Arts for Learning

  • Norfolk Juvenile Detention Center

  • The Suffolk Arts League - Suffolk, VA 

  • Newby Family Reunion, Nike Park, Carrollton, VA

  • Itoa Phi Lambda Sorority Inc. - Norfolk, VA

  • Suffolk Publications

  • Faith Temple Baptist Church, Suffolk, VA 

  • The New Journal & Guide - Norfolk, VA

  • The Delaware Museum of Art - Wilimington, DE

  • The Virginia Association of Teachers of English

  • Brave New Voices International Poetry Festival

  • The Christopher Newport University Writers Conference

  • WAVY TV 10 - The Bottom Line - Hosted by Don Roberts

  • Manteo & First Flight Middle Schools - Outerbanks, NC

  • Granby High School - Norfolk, VA

  • The PACE Center - Senior Day Care

  • First Colonial Inn - Senior Assisted  Living 

  • The One Love Festival - Va Weslyan College

  • WNBS Radio, 88.3 FM Radio "NSU Broadcasting"

  • The Crispus Attucks Theater - Norfolk, VA

  • North Carolina A & T University

  • WHOV 88.1 - "The Wil Laviest Show"

  • WHOV 88.1 - "Front Row with Kay - Kay Sumner

  • Longwood University - Farmville, VA

  • Franklin & Marshall College - Lancaster, PA

  • The Chrysler Museum - Norfolk, VA

  • Discover Life Book Store - Norfolk, VA 

  • East End Baptist Church - Suffolk, VA

  • HEROES Community Center - Philadelphia, PA

  • The Suffolk Center for Cultural Arts

  • Hampton University - Hampton, VA 

  • Tidewater Community College

  • The Morton / Dillard Wedding

  • The Juneteenth Festival Company

  • Virginia State University Cooperative Extension

  • Virginia Governors School of the Arts

  • Pulaski Baptist Church, Carrsville, VA 

  • 2010 Hampton Roads Writer's Conference

  •  James River Writer's Conference - 2008 / 2010

  • The Dodson Scholars, Norview High School

  • The Renaissance Academy - Va Beach, VA

  • Portsmouth Public Library System

  • Chesapeake Public Library System

  • Virginia Beach Public Library System

  • Richmond Public Library System

  • Appomattox Public Library System

  • Suffolk Public Library System

  • Bethel Temple Bible College, Hampton, VA 

  • The Downing Gross Cultural Arts Center

  • The Newsome House Museum - Newport News, VA

  • The Sullivan / Bright Wedding

  • The Richardson / Mizzell Wedding

  • The Young / Ho Wedding - Toronto, CA

  • Barry Robinson Center for Arts - Va Beach, VA

  • Coronado Middle School for Girls

  • The MLK Memorial Library - Washington, DC

  • Rising Star Baptist Church - Suffolk, VA 

  • Christian Home Baptist Church - Suffolk, VA 

  • The Contraban Society - Hampton, VA

  • Hope House Foundation - Norfolk, VA 

  • The Green / Blizzard Wedding

  • Winchester Academy - Winchester, VA

  • WGNT TV Channel 27 - The Morning Show

  • The Yorktown Civic League - Yorktown, VA

  • Norfolk State University

  • The Rose Program (Women's Empowerment)

  • The SMART Set, Suffolk Chapter

  • 6th Mount Zion Church - Newport News, VA 

  • African Mahogany Readers Club

  • Community Capacity Buiders Inc

  • Second Calvary Baptist Church - Norfolk, VA

  • Suffolk Parks and Recreations Department

  • The Venue on 35th Street - Norfolk, VA

  • She' Matters G. I. R. L. S. Inc.

  • The House of Consciouness - Norfolk, VA

  • Norfolk Naval Base - NAVSUP Fleet Logistics Center

  • The Christ Factor - Nelson Marrero

  • The Mic Fiend Cafe - GodChild the Omen

  • ARTS are WILD Literally - The Norfolk Zoo

  • The Coffee House Reading - Williamsburg, VA

  • The Doris Miller Community Center - Newport News, VA

  • The Hampton Roads AFRAM Festival - 2003 - 2006

"Nathan, I'm not sure "Thank You" is adequate. Your presentation Thursday evening was fantastic! I cannot tell you how much I appreciate your work with the teachers. It was a highlight of the workshop series. Best wishes in all your ventures and hope to see you again in the near future."

 

Bill  White; Prof. History -  Christopher Newport University - Center for American Studies 

"Terrifically moving performance!" ~ Traycie West Pinkoski / "I can't stop talking about how great this was!" ~ Sarah Sherman-VanDeventer / "Seeing him engage with the history and the audience was simply amazing. It was quite a privilege to witness history come alive." ~ Heather Barlow

 

(Testimonials from Daughters of the American Revolution)

"...Amazing!  Amazing! I have received rave reviews about your portrayal of Frederick Douglass.   People who attended have been sharing their feedback about their experience. You are truly a talented man with amazing gifts!  Keep being who you have been destine to be.  You inspire many... "
 

Ronette Jacobs, Assistant Professor of English - Paul D. Camp Community College 

 

"... Truly gifted and inspred.  My family will never forget you...."

 

Valerie Chambliss, Organizer of The 3 R's Family Reunion

 "If any of my friends ever have the opportunity to go hear Nathan Richardson do his reenactment of Frederick Douglass, GO!!!! It was GREAT enjoyed every second and can not wait for the next one. 

 ~ Stormy Butts  (Audience member Perquimans Library, NC)

"Thank you again for a superb job.  We are still receiving positive feedback concerning your presentation.  (of Frederick Douglass) Your speech was very impressive and your delivery was outstanding.  You simply made true believers out of all of us.   I hope that you will be available to work with us again as we begin planning for the 2016 Diversity Calendar Year."

 

Gwendolyn Marlow - Director of Workforce Diversity ,  Naval Exchange Service Command

"... I got to hear one my favorite poets, Nathan Richardson  recite/sing one of my favorites of his. (Baptism) The poem he performed was one I first heard back in 2008 and has stuck like a burr ever since. It gives me goose bumps and moves me to tears...

 

Heather Barlow, Patron at Poetry, Prose & Pizza Open Mic

"Thank you very much for visiting our class yesterday. I think the students got a lot out of your presentation and advice. In fact, I'm sure you'll see some of them at your own workshops. I can think of several ways to present this to our African Studies and English Departments to get funding for a semi-regular workshop here."

 

Hermine  Pinson - Prof.  The College William & Mary 

"...I was astonished by the attendance and the artistry at Poetry, Prose and Pizza. Great time with wonderful members of the community...."

 

JANICE ROWLEY, Volunteer Services Coordinator, Appomattox Regional Library System

"...If you want to write a book, get it published or just learn the business of marketing a book, this is the workshop for you.  (The Business of Becoming a Published Author) If you are a local writer, here starts a great networking outlet..."
Anothny Jacobs, Student - Writer

"...Galatians is still buzzing and celebrating you as Frederick Douglass. We were truly blessed by your gift and passion.  And we enjoyed the fellowship as well...."

 

Pastor Madeline Beard - Galatians United Church of God in Christ, Suffolk, VA 

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