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Meridians (2022) 21 (1): 293–295.
Published: 01 April 2022
... in America to fruit in Ireland, unpacking and giving new energy to the old phrase “the blacker the berry, the sweeter the juice.” By exploring the journey from wonderment to acceptance to love, the work is a refutation of lighter skin being the only pathway to beauty, not just in America, but globally...
Meridians (2001) 2 (1): 92–111.
Published: 01 September 2001
... do think you can see peace beginning even while war's happening, and vice versa. When I was working in Northern Ireland during the mid-nineties, I thought we were in the middle of a peace process. Then a radical splinter group of the Irish Republican Army that dissented from the peace initiative...
Meridians (2002) 3 (1): 191–200.
Published: 01 September 2002
... women from India and Pakistan with women activists from the U.S. For a detailed discussion and analysis of the Inaugural Conference, "Women from Northern Ireland and the Republic ofireland and from Palestine and Israel Envisioning Peace" (April 15-18, 1999) see Elise Young, "The Geopolitics of Race...
Meridians (2005) 5 (2): 176–179.
Published: 01 March 2005
... in the place and role of the Indo-Caribbean woman in the society. Kamla has access to education, and the reader journeys with her through the elementary and high school systems. The story ends when she boards a plane en route to Ireland, where she will attend university. Kamla's departure marks another turning...
Meridians (2001) 1 (2): 130–153.
Published: 01 March 2001
... struggles of trans racial mothers parenting Black children. 134 FRANCE WINDDANCE TWINE Sites of Surveillance: Hospitals and Unwed Mothers' Homes At the age of nineteen Shoshana left Ireland with a group of friends and immigrated to England. The daughter of landowners and the niece of doctors and architects...
Meridians (2018) 16 (1): 184–213.
Published: 01 September 2018
... a conservative academic institution in Ireland, who is a South Asian and multilingual Trans woman of color with experience in the international sphere, and who is a parent and a migrant, categorically refutes the existing gatekeeping in IR that dehumanizes non-cisheteronormative and Global South(s)-focused...
Meridians (2022) 21 (1): 1–10.
Published: 01 April 2022
... by Teri Ellen Cross Davis, “Black Berries.” Drawing on the Black anti-colorism adage “the blacker the berry, the sweeter the juice,” this poem’s narrator travels from the United States to Ireland and Kenya, “exploring the journey from wonderment to acceptance to love” of Black(er) and dark skin...
Meridians (2017) 15 (2): 507–517.
Published: 01 March 2017
... of it, African Americans have been in America very very long, a lot longer than 516 MERIDIANS 15:2 many other descendants of many other immigrants, people from Ireland or people from Italy. That huge wave of Ellis Island immigration came at the beginning of the 19th century. African Americans were already here...
Meridians (2000) 1 (1): 68–84.
Published: 01 September 2000
... is the national rather than the transnational level. Its priority is to influence the state. Women's groups have formed vital roles in nation-building in Namibia, South Africa, and Nicaragua; in conflict resolution in wartorn Ireland, Israel, and Bosnia-Herzegovia; and in the democratization of authoritarian...
Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 51–68.
Published: 01 December 2020
... racism, the prison system in Britain and the United States, the war in the North of Ireland, the South African struggles, and how trades unionists could support the boycott of South African goods. And there were many comrades who went from one meeting to another in this way. I fought and fought...
Meridians (2000) 1 (1): 187–203.
Published: 01 September 2000
... to me as "petal" or "flower" as well as "our colored sister". I would go from there to the black group, where we would try to make connections across British racism, the prison system in Britain and the United States, the war in the North of Ireland, the South African struggles, and how trades unionists...
Meridians (2014) 12 (2): 78–98.
Published: 01 September 2014
..., New England, western New York, Scotland, and Ireland ensued; she also inspired others engaged in liberation struggles throughout the African diaspora and around the world by her sheer resilience in battling against damning odds (Eusebius 1950, 16). Placing Tubman simply into a national context...
Meridians (2006) 6 (2): 150–176.
Published: 01 March 2006
... his narrow Catholic environment, his home, his religion, and his THE PRICE OF DISSIDENCE 151 country. He left Ireland to return but once. Even though he spent most of his life abroad, all his work was about Dublin, which, in the words of Harold Pinter, "was the one great influence of his life-a great...
Meridians (2004) 4 (2): 137–167.
Published: 01 March 2004
... womanhood. She notes that such a focus has not been brought to bear on Christian women (in, say, Guatemala, or Ireland, or Bosnia), and concludes: A more productive approach is to ask how we might contribute to making the world a more just place. A world not organized around strategic military and economic...