Category Archives: Creative Enterprise

My creative research (composition) and community enterprise

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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The Role and Relevance of Interdisciplinary Research in Community Activism in a Post Brexit United Kingdom, 12.10.16

I4P Public Lecture at Edgehill University The fight for social justice within our most deprived communities has historically always been fraught but even more so within the context of Austerity. However, with the societal fault lines that have been exposed … Continue reading

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Book Alert – The Polemics of CLR James and Contemporary Black Activism, 1.9.16

Please keep an eye out for my latest book with Palgrave Macmillan. I’ll let you know when its out! Here’s some blurb about it to whet your appetite: What is going on with Brexit, the Labour Party and Theresa May’s … Continue reading

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Measuring the Impact of the Arts from the perspective of the Cultural Provider, 7.6.16

Sustainability, Impact, Identity and the University Arts Centre: A Panel Discussion, 2012 Here is a transcript of a panel discussion that I contributed to in 2012 . My contribution directly addressed the impact of cultural activities on audiences and wider communities … Continue reading

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Hercules, Urban Dialectics and The Market, 4.6.16

What’s Hercules got to do with Social Justice? (reposted and adapted from Criticl, originally 15.1.15) Whether it is the disproportionate numbers of black youths that are stopped and searched in the UK or the disproportionate number of black men being … Continue reading

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Black Study, Black Struggle — Critical Race and Ethnicity Research Cluster, 8.5.16

Here is an excerpt of a conversation researchers from this cluster are having at Black British Academics about the recent student protests against racism in the academy. We are sure that we will be continuing this, as there is so … Continue reading

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Project Mali, Manchester, 7.4.16

Project Mali, Manchester is part of a national research project called Project Mali: A Place To Call Home led by the Ubele Initiative with support from Goldsmith’s College, London and Locality. Project Mali examines what can be done to increase the sustainability … Continue reading

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My Education Research with Making Education a Priority (MEaP), 2.4.16

As part of my research activities with MMU’s Critical Race and Ethnicity Research Cluster, we hosted our first symposium on the importance of supplementary education for the BAME communities and the relevance of the recent education white paper Educational Excellence … Continue reading

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Manchester Metropolitan University in partnership with BBC Outreach to host event for national humanities festival, 15.11.15

  Update – 15.6.16 You can watch the trailer for the film, here. MMU Press   NEWS RELEASE – KEEPING IT REAL? Being Human Festival 2015 I am really having a great time working on this project (via our Critical … Continue reading

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My interview on Peace FM about my book Urban Dialectics, The Market and Youth Engagement: The ‘Black’ Face of Eurocentrism, 11.9.15

Here is my interview with Anthony Downer of Searchengine 365 Related Posts Book Release – Urban Dialectics, The Market and Youth Engagement: The ‘Black’ Face Eurocentrism, 22.1.15 Black Men and Racial Patriarchy, SOAS, London, 20.10.14 Please visit my Academia.edu page

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