Bernard Richardson, dean of the Andrew Rankin Memorial Chapel at Howard University, was inducted into the Washington, D.C. Hall of Fame. Rev. Richardson was recognized for his work and contributions to the city and faith-based community. The Hall of Fame is sponsored by the Office of the City Historian and the DC Hall of Fame Society. Rev. Richardson also serves as a tenured associate professor at the Howard University School of Divinity.
An ordained minister in the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church, Dr. Richardson is an alumnus of Howard University. He earned a master’s degree from Yale Divinity School and a second master’s degree and a Ph.D. from Michigan State University.