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Meridians (2020) 19 (2): 278–294.
Published: 01 October 2020
...Vanessa Rosa Abstract Drawing on family photographs and documents, as well as archival research, the author reflects on her grandmother’s migration to New York City from Puerto Rico in the mid-1940s and examines her journey and new life in New York in relation to the broader sociopolitical context...
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Meridians (2010) 10 (2): 66–67.
Published: 01 March 2010
... of the extraordinary institution—John Jay College of Criminal Justice—at which she has long challenged New York City “cops” to put into practice what she teaches. Copyright © 2010 by Smith College 2010 ...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 22–50.
Published: 01 December 2020
..., and that somewhere is in other women, usually women defined as Black. Who is Black in the Dominican context of New York City is mediated by the historic relationship between Haiti and the Dominican Republic, the current relationship between Dominicans and African Americans, and the continually mutual...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 69–86.
Published: 01 December 2020
... viable. One of the article’s earliest respondents was another socialist, Mary White Ovington, a Unitarian and social worker who, for the past four years, had been researching Black life for a study of Negroes in New York City (Ovington 1914 ). In January 1909, she, Walling, and Dr. Henry Moskovitz...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (2): 239–249.
Published: 01 October 2020
...-the-us.html . Guglielmo Jennifer . 2010 . Living the Revolution: Italian Women’s Resistance and Radicalism in New York City, 1880–1945 . Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press . LeBlanc Steve . 2020 . “ ERA Backers Sue to Ease Passage of Amendment .” Hampshire Daily Gazette...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (1): 32–64.
Published: 01 April 2020
... competitive triumph, left her feeling a new sense of sovereignty over herself, or as she put it, like a “real queen” (Moody [1968] 1975: 115). Entering high school was a moment of self-definition on many levels for Moody. “Not only did I enter high school with a new name,” she tells us in the first...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 414–444.
Published: 01 October 2019
... was on the verge of entering Café Society (Margolick 2001 : 6). The “song,” however, was not “hers.” It was written by a Jewish schoolteacher from New York City, Abel Meeropol, who wrote under the pen name “Lewis Allan.” As Meeropol recounts it, he came across a photograph of a particularly ghastly lynching...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 389–409.
Published: 01 December 2020
... in Grey’s Anatomy (ABC) and Lucy Liu’s rendition of Mia Mason in Cashmere Mafia (NBC), which follows four female executives struggling to balance family and career in New York City. However, the question remains, has the manner in which Asian women have been represented changed much? In the popular...
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Meridians (2021) 20 (1): 218–228.
Published: 01 April 2021
... reveals the beginning of a transnational story, whose most recent chapter is being written in the overwhelmed hospitals of California and New York. According to Choy, almost one out of every five registered nurses in California is Filipinx, and New York City has the highest percentage of Filipinx RNs...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (1): 94–151.
Published: 01 April 2019
.... When Margaret Sanger emerged as a champion of birth control, African Americans sought her out. In 1919 in North Carolina, where Sanger was addressing a white audience, black women invited her to speak to their groups as well, which she did (Sanger 1919 ). In New York City, after Sanger was arrested...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 279–307.
Published: 01 December 2020
... and lesbian contingent first marched in the Puerto Rican Day parade in New York City. The first gay and lesbian parade took place in Puerto Rico in 1991 amid great controversy. Parades are important because they provide symbolic evidence that queer issues are on the public radar. Negrón-Muntaner and La...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (1): 82–96.
Published: 01 September 2018
... lyrics, movies, and academic scholarship by black women (and some men). 4 I present black hair haptics as an analytic for understanding quotidian social interactions among black women, their hair, and others. On June 6 and 8, 2013, in Union Square in New York City, a handful of black women...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 372–393.
Published: 01 October 2019
...-generation Puerto Rican, born and raised in immigrant communities in New York, describes her affinity for quotidian women’s cultures, for Black and Jewish and Latin American life in the city, for English literature, for communist political ideals—synthesizing a mature but buoyant, leftist, womanist feminism...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 87–111.
Published: 01 December 2020
... $100,000 worth of its product to the New York City jail system alone. . . . When VitaPro Foods of Montreal, Canada, contracted to supply inmates in the State of Texas with its soy-based meat substitute, the contract was worth $34 million a year. (Dyer 2000 , 14) The point here is that even if private...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (2): 309–324.
Published: 01 November 2018
..., under what conditions? 1 Not the person’s real name. 2 A slide show in the New York Times shows the edited black-and-white image as well as the original color photo (Estrin 2014). 3 At the time of the abduction, fifty-seven girls managed to escape when they realized the supposed...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (1): 63–93.
Published: 01 April 2019
... of Chinese diasporic history: it plays with formal timelines and genealogies as memorializing tools to deconstruct history as chronological and teleological; it invents spatial histories to make visible familial relationships; and it explores the power of collaborative memory to open the way for new...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (1): 209–236.
Published: 01 April 2020
... wages to securing the release of detained immigrants. Such victories lay the groundwork to recruit and develop new leaders, and to build a radical multiracial working-class movement to dismantle capitalism, patriarchy, white supremacy, and imperialism—the revolutionary and long-term part of our strategy...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 139–148.
Published: 01 December 2020
.... We have all felt the shock and pain of repeatedly witnessing the searing images of violence unleashed upon those who died in New York and Washington. The stories we have heard from their loved ones have made us feel their terrible human loss. Yet where do we witness the pain of the victims of U.S...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (1): 161–182.
Published: 01 April 2019
... : Syracuse University Press . Essaydi Lalla . 2004 . Nazar: Photographs from the Arab World . Edited by Wim Melis . New York : Aperture . Gans Charles . 2006 . “ Director Makes First Feature Film in Yemen .” Washington Post , May 2 . http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 548–558.
Published: 01 December 2020
... across disciplines and beyond them. Works Cited Bennett Lerone Jr. 2000 . Forced into Glory: Abraham Lincoln’s White Dream . Chicago : Johnson Publishing Company, Inc . Collins Patricia Hill . 1990 . Black Feminist Thought . New York : Routledge , 1990 . Gay Geneva...