Category Archives: Education

My research and enterprise in Education

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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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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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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“Who Got the Juice?”: The importance of black hypermasculinity to racial capitalism, 28.1.17

I am very honoured to have taken part in a radio discussion about black hypermasculinity. The show was called “Who Got the Juice?” and was broadcast on Newstyle Radio 98.7 FM We live. Tunes from me faves @LexAmor_, @AyoWrote and … Continue reading

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Community resistance in a neoliberal post-truth era: Is self-care becoming a radical political act? 22.12.16

Also published in The Political Anthropologist Available also, here. Our Colonial Legacy…. In a recent community discussion about Frantz Fanon’s essay Concerning Violence,[1] (as brutally visualised by Goran Olsson’s 2014 eponymous film[2]) I remember arguing why I rejected the idea … Continue reading

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Conversing with Frantz Fanon in the Fade to Black Film Festival, 9.12.16

Racial Capitalism and more I was honored to be asked to give a talk about my thoughts on Fanon’s The Wretched of the Earth, as visualised in the film Concerning Violence (directed by Goran Hugo Olsson). My take on Fanon’s masterclass analysis … Continue reading

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Populism, the era of Trump and the rise of the far right, 4.12.16

Several reasons for opening our eyes to the new/old politics of identity Also published openDemocracy here. I am amazed to discover the sheer volume of hand-wringing there is going on about our present political era of Trump, Brexit and the … Continue reading

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