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.

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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The Conversation, Anthill 20, podcast: Myths — Critical Race and Ethnicity Research Cluster, 13.12.17

Dr Ornette D Clennon At around 18:06, I talk about polygenism, scientific racism and their persistence in contemporary thinking, as we fight against the rise of white supremacy. Please click on the image. via The Conversation, Anthill 20, podcast: Myths — … Continue reading

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United Nations Human Rights meeting to be addressed by Visiting Research Fellow 16.11.17 – UPDATED: 26.11.17

UPDATE: 26.11.17 Here is a video of my statements from the ‘recognition’ and ‘development’ sessions, where I argue for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG)-recognition of the activities of Supplementary Schools (grassroots community education enterprises) and the SDG-reporting on the social … Continue reading

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Activist Scholarship in Human Rights: New Challenges, SAS, London, 28.6.17 — Critical Race and Ethnicity Research Cluster, 6.7.17

Academic Lead: Dr Ornette D Clennon I was honored to be invited to give an opening panel paper for this conference. The Storify of the sessions that I attended can be read, here. via Activist Scholarship in Human Rights: New Challenges, … Continue reading

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Proposal for the United Nations WGEPAD 20th session, “Leaving no one behind, people of African descent and the Sustainable Development Goals” 11.4.17

Academic Leads: Dr Michael McEachrane, Dr Ornette D Clennon, Professor Robbie Shilliam and Esther Ojulari Here is our United Nations proposal for action to recognise the structural legacies of colonialism that we submitted to The UN Working Group of Experts … Continue reading

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Racial inequality is still a massive problem in Greater Manchester – and these are the facts that prove it, 13.3.17

Here is a link to the article in the Manchester Evening News to which I contributed. Based on my critical race scholarship, I talk about the hidden-ness of contemporary institutional racism and its deleterious effects.   Related Posts Book Alert – … Continue reading

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