Can Modern Pan-Africanism Help Us to Visualise a Future Without Whiteness?

  • Ornette D. Clennon


In this chapter, Ornette D. Clennon examines the possibilities of grassroots education as being a site for a Black Radicalism (as envisioned by Kehinde Andrews and Cedric J. Robinson) that operates outside of the confines of whiteness. Clennon also explores the potentially challenging relationship between Black Radicalism, (as a vehicle for social justice) and the state and how these challenges can be possibly overcome via Higher Education and the valuing of the ‘Black Academic’.


Black Radicalism Grassroots education Higher education Black academic 

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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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