Author Archives: Ornette D Clennon

About 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.

My Whiteness Meme

  An attempt at creatively distributing a distillation of some of my critical race scholarship research.  

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EU Commission Report on “Being Black in Europe” 28.11.18 — Critical Race and Ethnicity Research Cluster

Academic Lead: Dr Ornette D Clennon I was invited to contribute to the policy forum discussion that explored the policy implications of the Being Black in Europe report. Report Launch in the European Parliament We’re getting started at our #BeingBlackinEU … Continue reading

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Book Alert – Black Scholarly Activism between the Academy and Grassroots: A Bridge for Identities and Social Justice, 22.7.18 (28.9.18)

Update Published 26.9.18 “This is a timely and important book that expertly combines personal narrative with nuanced theoretical analysis. Black Scholarly Activism between the Academy and Grassroots is a deeply engaging work that urges the reader to consider the possibilities … Continue reading

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The Laura Flanders Show: SPECIAL REPORT Building the Democratic Economy, from Preston to Cleveland, 20.6.18

My bit starts at 10:23 For more details, here. Please visit my Academia.edu page

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Manchester Supplementary School Network (MSSN) Policy Brief: Integrated Communities Strategy Green Paper, 22.5.18

Academic Lead: Dr Ornette D Clennon and Jan Bradburn (Manchester City Council) Related Posts Government Green Paper on Integrated Communities Consultation with Supplementary Schools, 10.5.18 Government Green Paper on Integrated Communities Consultation with Supplementary Schools, 2.5.18 Executive Summary Read full … Continue reading

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Government Green Paper on Integrated Communities Consultation with Supplementary Schools, 10.5.18

  Academic Lead: Dr Ornette D Clennon with Jan Bradburn (Manchester City Council) Related Post Government Green Paper on Integrated Communities Consultation with Supplementary Schools, 2.5.18 As you can read our second set of discussions were wide ranging and will … Continue reading

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Government Green Paper on Integrated Communities Consultation with Supplementary Schools, 2.5.18

Academic Lead: Dr Ornette D Clennon with Jan Bradburn (Manchester City Council) As you can read the discussions were wide ranging and will be the basis for a Manchester City Council collective response to the Government Green Paper on Integrated … Continue reading

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Starbucks’ racial bias training alone won’t fix a racist society, 24.4.18

Here is a piece of mine published in The Conversation Anti-racism protestors sit in at the Starbucks where two black men were arrested. EPA-EFE/Bastiaan Slabbers I’ve found myself tweeting my moral outrage a lot recently. From #DrivingWhilstBlack to #WalkingWhilstBlack, #LivingWhilstBlack  and #EatingWhilstBlack, there have been endless … Continue reading

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Integrated Communities Strategy Government Green Paper Consultation Meeting, 21.3.18

I was invited by Jan Bradburn of Manchester City Council to attend this government consultation meeting on its Green Paper Integrated Communities Strategy. The consultation was led by Pasha Shah, Senior Policy advisor from the  Ministry of Housing, Communities & … Continue reading

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From Manchester to Manaus – A Direct Connection: A Scholarly Memoir, 17.3.18

Here is a blog post about my recent academic adventures in the heart of the Amazonian rainforest (Manaus)! via https://critracemmu.wordpress.com/from-manchester-to-manaus-a-direct-connection-a-scholarly-memoir/ Please click on the picture. Here are some of the fun times! The memories…. Manaus – Heart of the Amazon The … Continue reading

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