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Meridians (2016) 14 (1): 94–120.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Keisha-Khan Y. Perry Abstract In Brazil and throughout the African diaspora, rarely are black women, especially poor black women, considered leaders of social movements, much less political theorists. While Afro-Brazilian women are at the very heart of the struggle for urban housing and land rights...
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Meridians (2016) 14 (1): 121–147.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Kia Lilly Caldwell Abstract In recent decades, Brazil has been hailed as a model of successful prevention and treatment of HIV/AIDS. For nearly three decades, the country has been at the forefront of progressive and proactive approaches to slow the spread of the HIV/AIDS epidemic. While recognizing...
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Meridians (2016) 14 (2): 71–87.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Christen Anne Smith Abstract Black woman, scholar, and visionary—Beatriz Nascimento was a critical figure in Brazil's Black Movement until her untimely death in 1995. Although she published only a handful of articles before she died and left only a few other recorded thoughts, her ideas about...
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Meridians (2016) 14 (2): 88–117.
Published: 01 September 2016
... in Brazil or Cuba to author a fictional novel or testimonial autobiography. Although separated by time and place, they were united in their projection of a black racial pride that transcended the racist marginalization inflicted upon them and their communities. Each was an unacknowledged theorist of race...
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Meridians (2016) 14 (1): v–xi.
Published: 01 June 2016
... insights and innovations offered by black feminist thought and praxis developed in the "South" of the Americas. As researchers who have spent a combined total of several decades engaging with scholars and activists in Brazil and other parts ofLatin America, we are painfully aware that language differences...
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Meridians (2015) 13 (1): 103–128.
Published: 01 September 2015
... sheds light on how representations of domestic workers materialize into power relations and forms of class, gender, and racial oppression in Brazil. My analysis is grounded on information drawn from four main sources: a wide-ranging literature review; an ethnographic study of household 104 MERIDIANS 13...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (1): 207–211.
Published: 01 September 2018
... that the militarization of the police and the current military intervention of the armed forces under the illegitimate government of Michel Temer are part of the entrenchment of a long legacy of authoritarianism in Brazil. More than that, she knew that the authoritarian groups that sustained the twenty-one years...
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Meridians (2016) 14 (1): 148–176.
Published: 01 June 2016
.... When discussing the roles and images usually attributed to black women in Brazil in an interview, Afro-Brazilian poet and novelist Concei~ao Evaristo states: espera-sqeuea mulhernegrasejacapazdedesempenhadreterminadasjim{oes, comocozinhamr uitobem,dan{ar,cantor- masnaoescreveAr.svezesa, spessoas...
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Meridians (2016) 14 (1): 70–75.
Published: 01 June 2016
..., hereafter the Marcha),held 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...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 508–512.
Published: 01 December 2020
.../top/?q=marcha%20das%20mulheres%20negras%202015 ; and select posts at http://www.geledes.org.br/ . 2 November 20th is National Black Consciousness Day, now an official national holiday in Brazil, and in 2015 marked the 20th anniversary of another notable march on the nation’s capital...
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Meridians (2016) 14 (1): 30–49.
Published: 01 June 2016
... percent of the recommendations proposed by the movement, leading to a radical change in the legal status of women in Brazil. The 1988 Constitution granted equal rights to both parents, overturning a previous law that granted parental rights in terms of decision-making to fathers only, among other things...
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Meridians (2016) 14 (1): 50–69.
Published: 01 June 2016
... of government and inter-governmental agencies. She was at the helm of the State of Bahia Secretariat for the Promotion of Equality (SEPROMI)and has held positions in international institutions, including serving as a consultant for the United Nations System in Brazil for the III World Conference against Racism...
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Meridians (2016) 14 (1): 1–29.
Published: 01 June 2016
... perspectiveesn, ablingthemto examinehistoryftomthepointof viewofAfto-Brazilianwomen, whohavehistoricallybeenexcludefdtom whathasbeenreferretdo as"hegemonikcnowledge." Overviewof Context and Research Contemporary Black women's movements in Brazil took shape and spread throughout various regions of the country...
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Meridians (2016) 13 (2): 148–163.
Published: 01 March 2016
... property. In contrast to the relationship between Mexico and the United States, within Brazil the South and Southeast are considered areas of progress while the North and Northeast embody economic and cultural backwardness. The elasticity of borders through natural change across time aids in appropriating...
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Meridians (2017) 15 (2): 435–463.
Published: 01 March 2017
... career in social movements in Brazil. Since our meeting during my anthropological fieldwork, she has been a collaborator in my research as well as a teacher, mentor, and friend. Our fragmented communications address the longings, losses, and solidarity encompassed in the practices of black women's...
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Meridians (2016) 14 (2): 1–24.
Published: 01 September 2016
... in our two-part special issue on African Descendant Feminisms in Latin America, now focused on South and Central America (Part I focused on Brazil), I analyze the significance of Black feminisms for the culture and politics of Afro-Latin American social movements in the most recent past and present...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 513–521.
Published: 01 December 2020
... that the same reality extends into the present day in Brazil and elsewhere in the diaspora, where the Black population is still victimized by racism, with the slogan “Even during Carnaval we don’t lose our focus,” the group in this photograph has, since 2014, enacted urban interventions during Carnaval...
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Meridians (2023) 22 (1): 169–179.
Published: 01 April 2023
... of women in the Global South who have been denied a position in the art field. Of these, Latin America accounts for 12.07 percent of the peripheral artists and 0.24 percent of the total number of participations: three are from Brazil, two from Argentina, and two from Mexico. Before the global...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (1): 150–162.
Published: 01 September 2018
... participant observation of events and rituals related to return in Ghana and Brazil. An innovative aspect of the work is how it thinks beyond Africa as the sole site of cultural authenticity desired by African Americans, to consider locations in the southern United States and South America. Chapter 2 uses...
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Meridians (2016) 14 (1): 76–79.
Published: 01 June 2016
... to enjoy the fruits of our labor. Meridians:feminismra, cet,ransnationa!ism14, no. r (2016): 76-83. Copyright© 2016 Smith College. doi:ro.2979/meridians.14.r.06 76 We have been and continue to be the basis for the economic and political development of Brazil, and yet the wealth generated by our labor has...