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Meridians (2010) 10 (1): 81–110.
Published: 01 September 2010
... to Larsen's interface with the core concerns of the modernist literary project as well as the New Negro Movement. Moreover, Larsen's representation of the work roles available to black women reflects the tangible effects of the period's radical social changes while it illuminates the ways in which labor...
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Meridians (2002) 2 (2): 163–184.
Published: 01 March 2002
... who transgresses national and political boundaries and is empowered by inserting Black and female voices into a transnational Black public sphere .1 I use this term to describe Black women's experiences in the African Diaspora, and their unique EDMON IA LEWI S, FOREVERFREE, 186 7. > z ~ .0 0 X forms...
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Meridians (2001) 2 (1): 130–152.
Published: 01 September 2001
...: 535-42. 1994. "Women and Gender in South Africa." In SouthAfrica:TheChallengoef Changee, dited by Vincent Maphai. Harare: SAP ES. Lockett, Cecily. 1990. "Feminism(s) and Writing in English in South Africa." CurrentWriting 2, no.1: 1-21. Matlou, Rebecca. 1986. "The South African Woman Writer: In So Far...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 508–512.
Published: 01 December 2020
... proclaiming Black women as subjects of their own lives, of a transformed racially and gender conscious citizenship, of new forms of “living well” with nature, the environment, and one another. The Marcha’ s recognition of diversity within racialized, gendered difference was central to its strategy...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (2): 427–452.
Published: 01 October 2020
...-first-century movement in the United States it is also useful to consider the more general movement for black lives in conjunction with Garza et al.’s organization. Several “Guiding Principles”— including diversity, restorative justice, queer affirming, black families, empathy, and black women—animate...
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Meridians (2008) 8 (2): 95–115.
Published: 01 March 2008
... of women of color feminism, and as such it "designate[s] the imagination as a social practice under contemporary globalization" (Ferguson 2004, n7). In this tradition, the work ofimagination is not a frivolous or superficial activity, but rather a material and social practice toward "revolutionary change...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (1): 51–81.
Published: 01 September 2018
... of Black nationalism, Baraka ( 1984 , 300–301) admits, “our contradictions were deep and frequently abrasive”: “The women in those 60’s and early 70’s black nationalist organizations (and even, I’m told, those further to the left) had to put up with a great deal of unadulterated bullshit in the name...
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Meridians (2001) 1 (2): 155–191.
Published: 01 March 2001
... that is reflected in contemporary feminist theorizing. Anthologies such as The BlackWomanandHomegirlsA: BlackFeministAnthologygave voice to Black feminists' alienation from the sexism, racism, and classism found in the civilrights movement, the women's movement, social policy, and popular culture (see Bambara 1970...
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Meridians (2015) 13 (1): 204–232.
Published: 01 September 2015
... Times Magazine, April 13. Brown, Tammy L. 2008. "A New Era in American Politics: Shirley Chisholm and the Discourse of Identity." Callaloo 31, no. 4: 1013-25. Carroll, Susan. 2010. "National Women's Political Caucus." In Encyclopedia of U. S. Political History, edited by Thomas Langston. Vol. 6...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 340–362.
Published: 01 December 2020
... of the George Washington University Law School, the Harvard School of Public Health, and the Department of Women’s Studies at San Diego State University. A version of this paper was presented at the 2008 Feminism(s) and Rhetoric(s) conference. The project was partially funded by a fellowship from the American...
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Meridians (2018) 16 (1): 114–141.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Miglena S. Todorova Abstract Recent scholarship on Black American women and feminists in the radical Left documents how these women's travel to the Soviet Union and other socialist countries in the twentieth century influenced their understanding of racism, imperialism, patriarchy, and capitalism...
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Meridians (2009) 9 (1): 1–29.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Julia Sudbury Abstract This article examines the experiences of black, gender-oppressed women, and transgender activists in the anti-prison movement in the U.S. and Canada. By foregrounding the experiences of transgender and gender non-conforming activists, the author makes visible the reality...
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Meridians (2016) 14 (2): 25–45.
Published: 01 September 2016
... texts nourish and sustain their readers, while the readers are indispensible for interpreting the works appropriately. (6) The interdependent connection between Black women writers and artists and the Black women who read and see their work help strengthen a movement to improve social conditions...
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Meridians (2016) 14 (1): 70–75.
Published: 01 June 2016
... in Brasilia on November 18, 2015.' The actual march on the nation's capital, drew between 5,000 and 20,000 women and a few hundred men from across Brazil, was the culmination of an unprecedented nationwide mobilizational process spanning several years (beginning in late 20n, the U.N.'s International Year...
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Meridians (2016) 14 (2): 1–24.
Published: 01 September 2016
... their voices at the 1995 World's Women Conference in Beijing and played a leading role in combating racism in the feminist movement and sexism in the Black political scene. Afro-Brazilian feminist intellectual-activists such as Lelia Gonzalez and Sueli Carneiro gained international recognition by the 1980s.9...
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Meridians (2018) 16 (2): 260–275.
Published: 01 March 2018
..., many of the concerns that ignited Byllye Avery's advocacy on.behalf of Black women's health issues in the 1980's are E&Cilsis level today. As childbearers, nurturers, workers and heads of households, women of color continue to bear the brunt of these inadequacies, and statistically, their health is far...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (2): 239–249.
Published: 01 October 2020
... for justice that I did not anticipate when I was a child coming of age in the midst of the many social movements happening all around me—American Indian, antiwar, Black Power, civil rights, environmental, poor people’s, Raza, sexual and women’s liberation, among others—in the 1960s and 1970s. I vividly recall...
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Meridians (2016) 15 (1): 7–39.
Published: 01 December 2016
... of color feminisms as our standpoint. We center marginal voices and knowledges in our work because doing so is politically important in the development of student agency. As women of color who work with girls and women of color, we see #BlackLivesMatter as an inclusive movement that includes Black girls...
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Meridians (2008) 8 (1): 19–52.
Published: 01 September 2008
... the Potential in Hip-hop." In That'sthe Joint! TheHip-Hop Studies Reader,edited by Murray Forman and Mark Anthony Neal, 283-89. New York: Routledge. Purvis, Jennifer. 2004. "Grrrls and Women Together in the Third Wave: Embracing the Challenges oflntergenerational Feminism(s NWSAJournal16, no. 3: 93124. Radford...
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Meridians (2010) 10 (2): 42–65.
Published: 01 March 2010
..., the Harvard Schoolof Public Health, and the Department of Women's Studies at San Diego State University.Aversion of this paper was presented at the 2008 Feminism(s) and Rhetoric(s)conference. The project was partially funded by a fellowship from the American Association of UniversityWomen (AAUW). WORKSCITED...