Amplifying Black Voices: Education and critical thinking skills are the root of societal change, 22.6.20

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This series is a platform for black authors to share personal accounts about their life experiences in research and academia, as well as reflect on the Black Lives Matter movement, the current state of affairs and where we go from here.

Here, Ornette Clennon, a critical race scholar, shares his true personal story with us. I was lucky enough to record this story with Ornette at the Springer Nature offices in London. In fact, this podcast directly inspired his book, Black Scholarly Activism between the Academy and Grassroots, published with Palgrave, Have a listen to his story below, plus read his thoughts on the power of education and how researchers today must work to bridge the gap between academia and the public.

Read more here.

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Published by: Ornette D Clennon

Composer, Musician, NCCPE Public Engagement Ambassador. Dr Clennon is also a Visiting Research Fellow in the Research Centre for Social Change: Community Wellbeing at Manchester Metropolitan University and Visiting Professor at the Federal University of the Amazonas.

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