1-19 of 19 Search Results for

Afro-descendant women���s mobilization

Follow your search
Access your saved searches in your account

Would you like to receive an alert when new items match your search?
Close Modal
Sort by
Journal Article
Meridians (2016) 14 (2): 25–45.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Dorothy E. Mosby Abstract This paper is both a personal reflection and critical analysis of the circulation of the poem “Rotundamente negra” by Afro-Costa Rican poet and cultural activist Shirley Campbell among Afro-descendant women in Latin America. As I heard various recitations...
Journal Article
Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 508–512.
Published: 01 December 2020
... in Afro-Brazilian women’s activism by organizers, participants, and observers alike, the Marcha involved every conceivable sector of Afro-descendant women’s organizing and many women from the mixed-gender Brazilian Black movement as well. It therefore merits a special place in Part I of our special...
FIGURES
Journal Article
Meridians (2016) 14 (1): 148–176.
Published: 01 June 2016
... 1994, 9). Although I focus my analysis solely on the poetry of contemporary Afro-Brazilian women writers, this study aspires to connect to further discussions on the ways Afro-descendant women writers articulate and negotiate the body/cultural politics in their work across the African diaspora...
Journal Article
Meridians (2016) 14 (1): 121–147.
Published: 01 June 2016
... Brazil's tremendous successes with respect to HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment, this article offers a framework for understanding the impact of the HIV/AIDS epidemic on African-descendant women in the country. The analysis focuses on the gender and racial dynamics of HIV/AIDS and seeks to center Afro...
Journal Article
Meridians (2016) 14 (1): 70–75.
Published: 01 June 2016
...-Brazilian women's activism by organizers, participants, and observers alike, the Marchainvolved every conceivable sector of Afro-descendant women's organizing and many women from the mixed-gender Brazilian Black movement as well. It therefore merits a special place in Part I of our special issue on Afro...
Journal Article
Meridians (2016) 14 (2): 88–117.
Published: 01 September 2016
... deferential acknowledgment, "I am a regular, ordinary person" (21). Reyita's story allows Rubiera Castillo to fulfill her role as a black feminist historian and KAREN MORRISON AFRO-LATIN AMERICAN WOMEN WRITERS 107 outline the fundamental relationship African-descended women had to the development of modern...
Journal Article
Meridians (2016) 14 (2): 71–87.
Published: 01 September 2016
... Quilombola ea Resistencia Afro-Brasileira.» AfrodiasporNaos6-7 (41-49). Ori. 2008. Dir. Raquel Gerber. Distr. Angra Filmes. Perry, Keisha-Khan Y. 2005. "Social Memory and Black Resistance: Black Women and Neighborhood Struggles in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil." TheLatin Americanist49 (1)=7-38. 2013...
Journal Article
Meridians (2016) 14 (1): 1–29.
Published: 01 June 2016
... not include Black women's struggles against patriarchal social relations have been manifested in many spaces of women's political mobilization, shared by many poor and Black women (myselfincluded). Lelia Gonzalez's (1988b) pioneering essay, "Toward an Afro-Latin American Feminism," presents her vision...
Journal Article
Meridians (2014) 12 (1): 36–57.
Published: 01 March 2014
... who, in the myths of Afro-Brazilian Candomble, is said to be "older than God." In some ways, the fullness of Clifton's project as a poet can be understood as essentially womanist: to reveal and share the strengths of women's ways of knowing the world, on behalf of women, men, and children. As she...
Journal Article
Meridians (2016) 14 (2): 1–24.
Published: 01 September 2016
.... The field of Black Women's History, which is increasingly recasting and narrating histories of women in the African Diaspora, is still nascent in Latin America. A recent collection co-edited by Aurora Vergara-Figueroa and Carmen Cosme-Puntiel contains herstories of mostly enslaved Afro-Latin American Women...
Journal Article
Meridians (2004) 5 (1): 40–65.
Published: 01 September 2004
... formulation draws upon Myriam J. A. Chaney's (1997) analysis of Afro-Caribbean women's writing in exile. She describes their creative works as "poeliticsa dynamic fusion of poetics and women-centered politics" (xxi). She writes: "I see these visions as describing a particular process many Afro-Caribbean women...
Journal Article
Meridians (2022) 21 (1): 123–154.
Published: 01 April 2022
... the Men Are Black, but Some of Us Are Brave: Black Women’s Studies . New York : Feminist Press . Benson Devyn Spence . 2016 . Antiracism in Cuba: The Unfinished Revolution . Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press . Bryce-Laporte Roy S. 1981 . “ Obituary to a Female...
Journal Article
Meridians (2020) 19 (1): 65–84.
Published: 01 April 2020
... (1966), the intensely sexualized account of impoverished Puerto Rican women, and its role in initiating the “culture of poverty” argument that ultimately proved so effective in ending AFDC. It’s not just that conservatives want to eliminate support to Puerto Rican women and children; it’s...
Journal Article
Meridians (2015) 13 (1): 103–128.
Published: 01 September 2015
... disseminated during the almost four centuries of the enslavement of Africans and their descendants in the Americas, this distinction became more firmly drawn in the nineteenth century, especially among women. The ideal of the middle-class housewife in Western countries has required offering the family a clean...
Journal Article
Meridians (2017) 15 (2): 491–506.
Published: 01 March 2017
... with problems of social marginalization, alienation, and fragmentation, engendered by their various experiences of dislocation. While mindful of the diverse histories, values, and worldviews within black America’s heterogeneous collectivity, Marshall ultimately privileges black women’s perspectives...
Journal Article
Meridians (2022) 21 (2): 371–396.
Published: 01 October 2022
... steps away from the predatory archetype, formulating a theory of women’s loss and mourning through the motif of “forward backwardness” epitomized by the ciguapa’s feet. Using selections from the work of Dominican American poet Rhina P. Espaillat (b. 1932), the author outlines the feminist paradigm...
Journal Article
Meridians (2014) 12 (2): 169–195.
Published: 01 September 2014
... with enslaved black women. Such lusts converge at the intersection of the erotics of power and erotic sexual desire. Understanding the desire(s) of the master/owner within the context of slavery places "the erotic-the personal and political dimensions of desire," as argued by Sharon Patricia Holland...
Journal Article
Meridians (2009) 9 (1): 83–112.
Published: 01 September 2009
..., and class dynamics. It is within this context that I examine Memoir of a Visionary (2002) by Antonia Pantoja and The Noise of Infinite Longing (2004) Luisita López Torregrosa; I consider how these recent memoirs engage with intersecting issues in the lives of Puerto Rican women and suggest how shame...
Journal Article
Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 279–307.
Published: 01 December 2020
..., such as girls and women’s associations, or while being married to men. In all cases women kept these relationships hidden. 25 See Crespo-Kebler and Rivera Lassén 2001 for a history of feminist organizations and mobilization in Puerto Rico during the 1970s. 26 It is clear that neither woman...