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Meridians (2020) 19 (2): 427–452.
Published: 01 October 2020
..., enforce, and reinforce an economic order that relies upon race and racism to codify and cement black inequality. Finally, the author posits that the movement’s tactics and goals provide a framework through which to enact short-term change, while pushing to dismantle the larger system of antiblack racism...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (1): 1–6.
Published: 01 September 2018
... on the diaspora throughout the Americas, from Canada to Brazil, across the Black Atlantic, and in Ghana, Uganda, South Africa, and Senegal—move beyond examining and theorizing “the importance of the enslaved past to contemporary Black subjectivity” to imagining “a place and a time where antiblack racism...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (2): 250–270.
Published: 01 October 2020
...Leigh-Anne Francis Abstract In the post–Civil War South, black women litigants made conscious tactical appeals to white male judges’ racism, particularly the racist-sexist stereotypes at the heart of the white paternalism ethos, in order to win lawsuits against whites who defrauded them. African...
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Meridians (2005) 6 (1): 23–55.
Published: 01 September 2005
..., and domestic laborers (Baker-Fletcher 1994, 36). African American women not only had to deal with oppressive white society but also with oppression within their own racial group. Specifically, the response ofblack male intellectuals to antiblack racism at times trivialized and neglected the concerns of black...
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Meridians (2021) 20 (2): 396–413.
Published: 01 October 2021
...Tatiana Rabinovich Abstract Global anti-Muslim racism takes new and specific forms in contemporary Russia by mobilizing the shifting meanings of “Blackness” to stigmatize vulnerable populations. Stemming from the tsarist and Soviet pasts, these meanings of “Blackness” (and “whiteness”) have been...
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Meridians (2022) 21 (2): 480–505.
Published: 01 October 2022
... emancipation. In other words, it codified emancipation as a temporally limited but protractible form of slavery in the North. In the context of Our Nig , an entanglement of custom, gradualism, and racism likely conditioned the terms of the author-protagonist’s bondage, even though a white woman birthed...
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Meridians (2018) 16 (1): 39–48.
Published: 01 September 2018
... American father believed that if they didn't discuss race or racism then white supremacy and antiblackness wouldn't harm me. When the harm came, they opted to teach me to protect my body and heart by equipping me with the ineffective tactic of dismissal, a gesture that would largely fail to protect me from...
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Meridians (2017) 15 (2): 491–506.
Published: 01 March 2017
... of the capacity to forge bonds defined by intimacy, love, and respect; at the same time that she reckons with the discursive and structural obstacles posed by antiblackness and racism. As a "City child" whose selfawareness develops through her intimate familiarity with displacement, Hattie embodies strategies...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 335–357.
Published: 01 October 2019
... colonialism is with heteropatriarchy, antiblackness, xenophobia, and other forms of colonialism (King 2016 ; Mays 2013 ; Jackson 2012 ; Chang 2010 ). Yet, the academic attention given to settler colonialism as a white male theory has at times created or renewed a sense of competition between Indigenous...
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Meridians (2015) 13 (1): 204–232.
Published: 01 September 2015
.... In Chisholm's case, the term "black feminism" represents an intersectional approach to wielding political power. Chisholm's own feminist analyses reflected her interlocking concerns with the effects of poverty, sexism, and racism within the United States. Yet such an approach was difficult even isolating...
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Meridians (2016) 15 (1): 137–165.
Published: 01 December 2016
... this not to rank oppressions-as "to be antiblack is also to be fundamentally anti-Indigenous" Gackson 2014) and vice versa-but to trace some of the different positions and approaches that are available from which to critique and potentially dismantle necropolitical logics (Mbembe 2003). 140 MERlDIANS 15:1...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (1): 82–96.
Published: 01 September 2018
... . Gill Tiffany . 2010 . Beauty Shop Politics: African American Women’s Activism in the Beauty Industry . Urbana : University of Illinois Press . Holland Sharon . 2012 . The Erotic Life of Racism . Durham : Duke University Press . hooks bell . 1989 . “ From Black...
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Meridians (2017) 15 (2): 389–411.
Published: 01 March 2017
.../African-based cultural traditions as "primitive" and instead crafted nuanced critiques of anti-black racism. Focusing in on her Afro-Cuban heritage, Cosme embodied and performed racialized and sexualized representations of blackness. This paper follows the lead ofJudith Butler (1990) and Stuart Hall (1997...