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Published: 01 October 2023
Figure 1. September 10, 1927, ad in the Afro-American newspaper announcing Mrs. Ida Snowden as successor to deceased husband, Charles B. Johnson. Mrs. Ida Snowden is daughter of Bettie and Robert Elliott of Elliott Undertaking, started in Baltimore in 1902. More
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Published: 01 April 2019
Figure 39. African American child and woman picking cotton in the South, pre-1951. Photo by John Vachon. Look Magazine Photograph Collection, Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division. More
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Published: 01 April 2019
Figure 49. African American woman and child at entrance to Planned Parenthood clinic, Chicago, 1960. Planned Parenthood Federation of America Records (PPFA II), SSC. More
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Meridians (2018) 16 (2): 333–342.
Published: 01 March 2018
... Schema Conceptual Framework: An Intersectional Approach Guided by African American Womanist Perspectives Abstract The Superwoman Schema conceptual framework was developed to support the comprehensive assessment and understanding of stress and biopsychosocialfactors that influence African American women's...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 112–126.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Lisa Suhair Majaj Abstract This article situates the Palestinian right of return within the context of Palestinian-American literary reflections and the intersection of women’s and human rights. Providing a brief history of Palestinian dispossession and the struggle for return, it explores...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (2): 348–359.
Published: 01 October 2020
...Sheilena M. Downey Works Cited Bastert Russell H. 1959 . “ A New Approach to the Origins of Blaine’s Pan American Policy .” Hispanic American Historical Review 39 , no. 3 : 375 – 412 . doi.org/10.2307/2510229 . Cohen Jonathan , ed. 2004 . A Pan-American Life: Selected...
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Meridians (2023) 22 (2): 516–517.
Published: 01 October 2023
... to my face, then releases it to flow slowly down the vertical river of air to the pewter concrete. I don’t mind In small-town, downtown, there is a woman who does not know my name, but calls herself my mirror. Haptic grace. It is an American Beech leaf, green as green, as opposite of red...
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Meridians (2016) 14 (2): 1–24.
Published: 01 September 2016
... contains herstories of mostly enslaved Afro-Latin American Women in the 17thand 18thcenturies, and promises to become a foundation for establishing Black women's history as an intellectual field in Latin America and the Caribbean.3·4 In the collection AfrocubanaHs:istoria, Pensamientoy Practicas Culturales...
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Meridians (2016) 14 (2): 88–117.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Karen Y. Morrison Abstract This essay describes the common concerns about the social reproduction of race found in the works of pioneering Afro-Latin American writers Maria de Fermina Reis, Irma Pedroso, Carolina Maria de Jesus and Daisy Rubiera Castillo. Each was the first African-descended woman...
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Meridians (2016) 15 (1): 218–242.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Bonnie J. Williams-Farrier Abstract Code-switching and code-meshing pedagogies, though they are two vastly different approaches, do not consider that some features of African American Verbal Tradition (AVT) are and/or have become rhetorically effective mainstream communication structures...
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Meridians (2001) 2 (1): 113–126.
Published: 01 September 2001
...Lisa Suhair Majaj Copyright © 2001 by Wesleyan University Press 2001 MEMOIR On Writingand Return Palestinian-American Reflections LISA SUHAIR MAJAJ I havelearnedtheworld'shistories, andmineareamon9them. My handsareopenandempty: theweaponyouplacein themisyourown. -from "Claims" Return-to what...
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Meridians (2002) 2 (2): 188–212.
Published: 01 March 2002
...Meera Kosambi Copyright © 2002 by Wesleyan University Press 2002 FROM THE ARCHIVES Returning the American Gaze MEERA KOSAMBI 1889 In a world plotted on the Western, patriarchal meridian, Pandita Ramabai's life trajectory (1858-1922) left a dual and seemingly contradictory but logically...
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Meridians (2002) 3 (1): 191–200.
Published: 01 September 2002
...Elise Young; Zengie Mangaliso Copyright © 2002 by Wesleyan University Press 2002 CONFERENCE COMMENTARY South African and African American Women to ELISE YOUNG AND ZENGIE MANGALISO From April 27 to May r, 2000, South African women and African American women converged at a conference organized...
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Meridians (2004) 5 (1): 261–263.
Published: 01 September 2004
...Trinidad Linares Home Bound: Filipino American Lives across Cultures, Communities, and Countries . By Yen Le Espiritu . Berkeley : University of California Press , 2003 . xi, 282 pp. Softcover, $21.95 . Copyright © 2004 by Smith College 2004...
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Meridians (2004) 5 (1): 1–26.
Published: 01 September 2004
...Melinda Luisa de Jesús Copyright © 2004 by Smith College 2004 MELINDA LUISA DE JESUS Of MonstersandMothers FilipinaAmericaIndentityand MaternaLl egacieins LyndaJ.Barry's One HundredDemons The late Filipino American author and cultural critic N. V.M. Gonzalez described the Filipino imagination...
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Meridians (2004) 4 (2): 137–167.
Published: 01 March 2004
...Suchitra Samanta Copyright © 2004 by Smith College 2004 SUCHITRA SAMANTA The "Waron Terror,"and WithdrawingAmericanCharity SomeConsequenfcoersPoorMuslim WomeninKolkataI,ndia The terrorist attacks of September u, 2001, in New Yorkand Washington have moved Americans to grief and anger, and much...
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Meridians (2005) 5 (2): 104–123.
Published: 01 March 2005
... explore experiences of strength, self, and embodiment, I undertook an interview study with twelve African American women. All were students enrolled at an urban university in the southern region of the United States and ranged in age from 19 to 46, with a mean of 27.4 years. The women were of diverse body...
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Meridians (2005) 5 (2): 180–182.
Published: 01 March 2005
...Mayumi Takada Compositional Subjects: Enfiguring Asian/American Women . By Laura Hyun Yi Kang . Duke : Duke University Press , 2002 . x, 354 pp. Softcover, $22.95 . Copyright © 2005 by Smith College 2005 CompositionaSlubjectsE: n.fi.9urinA.s9ian/AmericaWnomen.By Laura Hyun...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (1): 94–151.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Figure 39. African American child and woman picking cotton in the South, pre-1951. Photo by John Vachon. Look Magazine Photograph Collection, Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division. ...
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Meridians (2023) 22 (1): 58–75.
Published: 01 April 2023
...Paulina de los Reyes; Diana Mulinari Abstract This article explores how young women born in Sweden, or arriving in Sweden as toddlers, who belong to the Latin American diaspora give meaning to and act on their experiences of being the daughters of migrant mothers, whose political activism shapes...