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Meridians (2013) 11 (2): 174–204.
Published: 01 March 2013
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Meridians (2014) 12 (2): 196–218.
Published: 01 September 2014
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Meridians (2014) 12 (2): 123–141.
Published: 01 September 2014
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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...
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Meridians (2017) 15 (2): 353–381.
Published: 01 March 2017
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Meridians (2018) 16 (2): 373–381.
Published: 01 March 2018
... and belonging, as well as analyzing the ejects of how queer, Black, transnational sharing of stories promotes survival and activism. Utilizing a Black feminist framework, this paper seeks to interrogate homeplace for queer people of color, as well as the spaces where activism lives, how it is enacted, and what...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 394–413.
Published: 01 October 2019
...Denisse D. Velázquez transnational feminism Central American women Latin America U.S. intervention In the spring of 1981, public opinion polls revealed that a vast majority of North Americans overwhelmingly opposed the Reagan administration’s military response to revolutionary activity...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (1): 32–64.
Published: 01 April 2020
... shares. Moody’s less direct, but more elaborated, articulation of her empowered sense of self-ownership, however, shifts our attention away from civil rights activism itself as the source of this empowerment and onto the institutional settings that produced such a sense of self, driving teenage girls...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 219–254.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Joanne Barker Abstract Drawing from Native feminist theories and sovereignty studies, this essay examines the 1983 and 1985 amendments and the activism that led to their development and passage as an instance of the co-constitutive relationship of gender and sovereignty. By looking at how...
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Meridians (2002) 2 (2): 163–184.
Published: 01 March 2002
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Meridians (2005) 6 (1): 23–55.
Published: 01 September 2005
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Meridians (2006) 7 (1): 127–161.
Published: 01 September 2006
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Meridians (2018) 17 (2): 279–295.
Published: 01 November 2018
... in the struggle for gender and sexual liberation, thus strengthening solidarity across social justice movements. Copyright © 2018 Smith College 2018 sex work African feminisms activism solidarity At the age of seventeen, Jolly was asked to marry a man who had raped her. When she refused, her...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (1): 85–106.
Published: 01 April 2020
...Lauren E. Shoemaker Abstract Literature by women of the third world is capable of expressing emergent feelings attached to objects and everyday activities, which reveal underlying economic processes. One such activity that inspires diverging feelings, the Caribbean vacation, reveals a continued...
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Meridians (2009) 9 (2): 66–99.
Published: 01 March 2009
...-profit project as an outcome of dynamic interactions among a constellation of both global and local feminist forces and agents. It shows that the formation of the project combines three interwoven processes, which include 1) the emergence of women's NGOs and the rise of anti-domestic violence activism...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (2): 325–330.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Anne Moraa Abstract The essay explores, through the author’s work in developing educational content for adolescent girls, the importance of listening to girls’ distinct voices and looking beyond the numbers when seeking to create impact. Copyright © 2018 Smith College 2018 Kenya activism...
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Meridians (2015) 13 (1): 204–232.
Published: 01 September 2015
... of national elected office at the same time that black feminists were institutionalizing their activism into organizations, Chisholm bridged grassroots and local activism with the national state. She also bridged the ongoing black freedom struggle and women's movements, though not without complication...
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Meridians (2015) 13 (1): 186–203.
Published: 01 September 2015
... as Villa Ki-Yi, a haven for both well-established and budding artists in need of a place to refine their art within a supportive community. Over the years, goals for the center evolved as Liking sought to fight social injustice through combining activism and the arts. The Village Ki-yi, as it is known...
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Meridians (2015) 13 (1): 53–77.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Denise Noble Abstract This article deploys an intersectional, transnational, and postcolonial approach to uncovering what is repressed and connoted in recent pronouncements that multiculturalism in Britain has failed and that it is time for Britain to return to a lost, indigenous, “active, muscular...
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Meridians (2016) 15 (1): 109–136.
Published: 01 December 2016
... and speeches from nineteenth century Black intellectual activists Anna Julia Cooper, Fannie Barrier Williams, and Victoria Earle Matthews explores the ways in which these women used writing and intellectual activism to galvanize social movements for the Black community and Black women in particular...