Tabitha Prado Richardson (she/her) is a researcher, writer and astrologer currently living on unceded Tharawal land in south-west Sydney. Her family originates from the Caribbean Coast of Nicaragua.

She is currently a PhD candidate at Western Sydney University. Her thesis focuses on the Black African diaspora in so-called Sydney and their relationship to music and musical practice, history, geography, and emotions. Her research interests include Black cultural politics, Black geographies, transnational Black diaspora and critical thought.

She completed her Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Gender and Cultural Studies at the University of Sydney in 2017, writing about how ‘mixed-race’ racialisation is represented in contemporary culture and its links to colonial history and antiblackness. 

(Photo credit: Nolan Murphy)