1-20 of 506 Search Results for

Black

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): 71–87.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Christen Anne Smith Abstract Black woman, scholar, and visionary—Beatriz Nascimento was a critical figure in Brazil's Black Movement until her untimely death in 1995. Although she published only a handful of articles before she died and left only a few other recorded thoughts, her ideas about...
Journal Article
Meridians (2016) 15 (1): 86–105.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Kia M. Q. Hall Abstract What is the role of feminist scholar-activists in contemporary Black freedom movements such as Black Lives Matter? This article proposes a Transnational Black Feminist framework as a theoretical complement to grassroots activism in Black communities. The proposed framework...
Journal Article
Meridians (2020) 19 (2): 427–452.
Published: 01 October 2020
...Robert J. Patterson Abstract This article examines the official Black Lives Matter Movement (the Black Lives Matter Global Network) as a point of departure to argue that Black Lives Matter (BLM) in general expands our epistemological framework for thinking about black freedom movements, black...
Journal Article
Meridians (2008) 8 (1): 236–260.
Published: 01 September 2008
...Shanara R. Reid-Brinkley Abstract In the late fall of 2004, following the media spectacle created by Spelman College's protest of the misogyny and sexism in the music and videos of rapper Nelly, Essence, a popular black women's magazine, began a campaign to raise awareness. Arguing that a more...
Journal Article
Meridians (2018) 17 (1): 82–96.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Amani Morrison Abstract In the United States, black hair—that is, the hair of African-descended peoples—has a long and fraught political, economic, and social history that informs its contemporary reception: at the interstices of self-making, aesthetic expression, and respectability politics, black...
Journal Article
Meridians (2002) 2 (2): 101–125.
Published: 01 March 2002
... of consciousness," one which necessitates the "forgetting of the older consciousness" and the simultaneous creation ofits own narrative (Anderson 1991, xiv). Given this definition, we might see the products of the Black Arts Movement-which William L. Van Deburg has called the "spiritual sister" of the Black Power...
Journal Article
Meridians (2003) 3 (2): 171–203.
Published: 01 March 2003
... commentators, feminists and non-feminists, and even Faith Ringold, the author's mother (Wallace 1996). Darryl E. Pinckney's review in the VillageVoiceis suggestive of the tenor of most commentators on the book. While Pinckney credited Wallace with bringing sexism to light in the Black community in the broadest...
Journal Article
Meridians (2021) 20 (2): 396–413.
Published: 01 October 2021
...Tatiana Rabinovich Abstract Global anti-Muslim racism takes new and specific forms in contemporary Russia by mobilizing the shifting meanings of “Blackness” to stigmatize vulnerable populations. Stemming from the tsarist and Soviet pasts, these meanings of “Blackness” (and “whiteness”) have been...
Journal Article
Meridians (2022) 21 (1): 293–295.
Published: 01 April 2022
.... tecdpoet@gmail.com Copyright © 2022 Smith College 2022 Ireland Washington Kenya Black berry dark skin I. Whidbey Island, Washington Leave it to the seventy-year-old Black woman, her honey skin glowing, to tell me where the best blackberries grow on this island in the Puget...
Journal Article
Meridians (2022) 21 (1): 185–205.
Published: 01 April 2022
...Constance Bailey Abstract This article explores the evolution of Black women’s humor from its historic origins to its contemporary manifestations. The author argues that Black women humorists, including Zora Neale Hurston, the Queens of Comedy, and comediennes on A Black Lady Sketch Show...
Journal Article
Meridians (2022) 21 (1): 75–100.
Published: 01 April 2022
...Kenly Brown; Lashon Daley; Derrika Hunt Abstract This article examines Black/Girlhood Imaginary, a transdisciplinary methodology that merges performance studies, Black studies, and education to research and theorize the capacious archives of Black girlhood. What the authors term Black/Girlhood...
Journal Article
Meridians (2022) 21 (1): 49–72.
Published: 01 April 2022
...Annette K. Joseph-Gabriel Abstract This study explores the relationship between past and future in neo-slave narratives that feature Black girl protagonists. Marlon James’s The Book of Night Women tells the story of six enslaved women and their youngest recruit Lilith, as they organize a slave...
Journal Article
Meridians (2022) 21 (1): 207–235.
Published: 01 April 2022
...Jennifer Williams Abstract On social media platforms such as Twitter and Instagram, Black women create counternarratives to reclaim ownership of their representation from the anti-Black and misogynistic mainstream media. One example of their efforts is the proliferation of the hashtag...
FIGURES
Journal Article
Meridians (2022) 21 (2): 512–537.
Published: 01 October 2022
...Tiffany Caesar; Desireé Melonas; Tara Jones Abstract Through the recounting of the narratives of two revolutionary Black mothers, Melissa Mckinnies and Yolanda McNair, this essay explores the ways in which Black mothers who have lost children to police violence have responded to Black maternal...
FIGURES
Journal Article
Meridians (2022) 21 (2): 413–435.
Published: 01 October 2022
...Kelli Moore Abstract This review essay discusses recent exhibitions and accompanying art books published at the threshold of Black philosophy and aesthetics in relation to feminist mourning practices: Nicole Fleetwood’s book and exhibition Marking Time: Art in the Age of Mass Incarceration (2020...
FIGURES
Journal Article
Meridians (2016) 14 (1): 94–120.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Keisha-Khan Y. Perry Abstract In Brazil and throughout the African diaspora, rarely are black women, especially poor black women, considered leaders of social movements, much less political theorists. While Afro-Brazilian women are at the very heart of the struggle for urban housing and land rights...
Journal Article
Meridians (2016) 14 (1): 80–83.
Published: 01 June 2016
.... Cordon of Maes de Santo (the highest authorities of Afro-Brazilian religions such as Candomble) leading off the the Black Women's March on Brasilia. 80 MERIDIANS 14 :1 Figure 2. March participants from the Northern state of Para, which has dozens of quilombocommunities-rural Black settlements often...
Journal Article
Meridians (2016) 14 (1): 76–79.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Claudia Ferreira; Adriana Medeiros CLAUDIA FERREIRA AND ADRIANA MEDEIROS Marchagainst Racism andViolenceand in Favor of LivingWell (bemviver) Brasilia2 015 1 NationalBlackWomen's March Novemberr8 MANIFESTO We are 49 million black women-in other words, 25 percent of the Brazilian population. We...
Journal Article
Meridians (2016) 14 (1): 148–176.
Published: 01 June 2016
.../black female bodies. As cultural artifacts, I argue that these poetic/political constructs give evidence of Afro- Brazilian female bodies as historical: on one hand, they represent the embodiment of “otherness” as they historically differ from the standards of (white) “normalcy;” on the other hand...
Journal Article
Meridians (2016) 14 (1): v–xi.
Published: 01 June 2016
..., the term Amtjricanidadoer "Amefricanity" references both the black diaspora and indigenous populations of the Americas, signaling their histories of resistance as colonized peoples. Like Gonzalez and contemporary black Brazilian feminist theorist Claudia Pons Cardoso, a contributor to this volume, we...