Whiteness and My Twelve Labours….

  • Ornette D. Clennon


Ornette D. Clennon reflects on the presence of ‘whiteness’ in his childhood. Clennon also recollects how, within the wider context of his family, the invisibility of ‘whiteness’ shaped his formative years as a child and young adult. Clennon then uses these experiences to trace his development into a scholar activist in so doing explaining the importance of social justice to his research.


Whiteness Social justice Scholar activist 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ornette D. Clennon
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  1. 1.Critical Race and Ethnicity Research Cluster, Community Wellbeing Research CentreManchester Metropolitan UniversityManchesterUK

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