Whiteness: The Relationship Between the Market and Blackness

  • Ornette D. Clennon


In this chapter, Ornette D. Clennon uncovers the invisibility of whiteness in urban popular music, especially in the UK export of Grime. Clennon also demonstrates how the focused use of Liberation Psychology and a creative application of Freirean critical pedagogy can enable the subject to treat their personal histories as sites of liberation once they understand how the popular culture they consume can act as tools of oppression.


Whiteness Liberation psychology Critical pedagogy Conscientisation Historical memory 

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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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