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Meridians (2006) 7 (1): 162–182.
Published: 01 September 2006
...Maritza Quiñones Rivera MARITZA QUINONES RIVERA From Triguefiittao Afro- Puerto Rican IntersectionofstheRacializedG, endered, andSexualizeBdodyin PuertoRicoand theU.S.Mainland Mequierehacerpensar quesoypartedeuna trilogforacial Dondeto' elmundoesigual,sintrato especial Aquiin mas Seleocurrfo...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 279–307.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Lourdes Torres Abstract While in the last decades there has been a proliferation of writings by Latina lesbians who theorize issues of intersectionality, missing still are the voices and analyses of Puerto Rican lesbians who articulate the specificity of Puerto Rican sexual, racial, national...
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Meridians (2009) 9 (1): 83–112.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Lourdes Torres Abstract While in the last decades there has been a proliferation of writings by Latina lesbians who theorize issues of intersectionality, missing still are the voices and analyses of Puerto Rican lesbians who articulate the specificity of Puerto Rican sexual, racial, national...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (1): 65–84.
Published: 01 April 2020
... to identify debt as an extractive enterprise and seize hold of a notion of freedom that is robust enough to resist what Jodi Kim and Michael Hudson have called “debt imperialism.” Paying attention to the recent Puerto Rican revolt against the governor, the fiscal control board, the management of hurricane...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (2): 360–382.
Published: 01 October 2020
...Marie Cruz Soto Abstract This article delves into the history of medical institutions, birthing practices, and reproductive rights in Vieques. The exploration exposes contradictions at the heart of Puerto Rico’s colonial modernity. Around the middle of the twentieth century, Puerto Ricans were...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (2): 278–294.
Published: 01 October 2020
... that challenges traditional modes of knowledge production. Copyright © 2020 Smith College 2020 public housing Puerto Ricans New York City Latina feminism In 1966, my grandmother, Calixta Rosa (1910–2002), received a New York City Housing Authority Certificate of Merit ( fig. 1 ). I learned...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (1): 1–13.
Published: 01 April 2020
... Ricans via the Jones Act of 1917—notably nearly twenty years after the island, together with Guam and the Philippines, was made an unincorporated territory subject to U.S. rule under the terms of the Treaty of Paris (1898)—Puerto Rican women on the island were not enfranchised by the Nineteenth Amendment...
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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 (2003) 3 (2): v–x.
Published: 01 March 2003
... similarly examines "transplantation" in her discussion with Judith Ortiz Cofer, a discussion that sheds light on Ortiz Cofer's transcultural identity. As Ortiz Cofer declares: "Puerto Rican to me is not a matter oflocation. I don't have to be a Puerto Rican from New Yorkand I don't have to be a Puerto Rican...
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Meridians (2008) 8 (2): 166–176.
Published: 01 March 2008
... Union (ILGWU)-whose overwhelming membership consists of black and Puerto Rican women-has a leadership that is nearly lily-white and male. This leadership has been working in collusion with the ruling class and has completely sold its soul to the corporate structure. To add insult to injury, the ILGWU...
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Meridians (2003) 3 (2): 93–109.
Published: 01 March 2003
... strong of a word. Of course as a writer I take my poetic license wherever I go. So I do not sit down to think in terms of "what will people think." But I have had other writers, Puerto 96 MARGARET CRUMPTON Rican writers from another part of the country or from the island, say "This is not how I...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (2): 239–249.
Published: 01 October 2020
... of pregnancy and “travel birthing”—and the activism of women health workers like Afro–Puerto Rican Susana Centeno, in whose honor the island’s first OB-GYN facility was named—offer new insights into the everyday, gendered, classed, and racialized violence of “militarized colonialism” under U.S. rule (360...
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Meridians (2016) 14 (2): 1–24.
Published: 01 September 2016
... of the Krudas concert brought together so many Afro-Colombian women who continued celebrating the concert in the social media as a moment of freedom and community-making for weeks after the event. Puerto Rico and Puerto Ricans are also bearers of a renaissance in Black politics in general and Afro-Latin...
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Meridians (2016) 14 (2): 56–70.
Published: 01 September 2016
... conservative and exclusionary nationalist points of view on the status of Puerto Rico. As feminists, we were accused of having foreign ideas, of not truly being Puerto Rican, and belonging to an organization such as MIA only made matters worse. That was precisely our biggest point of contention; who...
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Meridians (2022) 21 (1): 265–292.
Published: 01 April 2022
... of racial hierarchy: enslaved Africans, poor South Asian indentured laborers, and wealthy white landowners all in her direct bloodline. Similarly, Milagros grapples with the African lineage that goes unspoken in her racially mixed Puerto Rican family. Sharing with one another our difficulties in conveying...
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Meridians (2004) 5 (1): 117–145.
Published: 01 September 2004
... are further complicated by multiple layers of ethnic and racial, cultural and genetic histories, which may include African, white European, and/or indigenous. Sociologist Juan Flores, former director of The Center for Puerto Rican Studies at Hunter College, has addressed both the uses and misuses of memory...
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Meridians (2016) 13 (2): 189–203.
Published: 01 March 2016
... was approached by some Puerto Rican women who were active in the struggles around Puerto Rican independence and issues affecting the Puerto Rican community in the city. And over the course of a number of conversations, they decided to change the name and become the Third World Women's Alliance, "third world...
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Meridians (2009) 9 (1): v–vi.
Published: 01 September 2009
... on Lewis's work itself. In Naurice Frank Woods's essay, "An African Queen at the Philadelphia Centennial Exposition 1876The Death of Cleopatra" receives a much welcome critique. In "Queering Puerto Rican Women's Narratives," Lourdes Torres adds the specific cultural dimension to the intersectional analysis...
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Published: 01 October 2020
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Meridians (2018) 16 (2): 326–328.
Published: 01 March 2018
... in the United States: Native American/Indigenous, Black/African American, Latina/Puerto Rican and Asian/Pacific Islander. The Collective was formed with the shared recognition that as women of color we have the right and responsibility to represent ourselves and our communities. SisterSong is committed...