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Meridians (2020) 19 (2): 271–277.
Published: 01 October 2020
...Sheilena M. Downey Copyright © 2020 Smith College 2020 The International Council of Women of the Darker Races of the World (ICWDR) was founded in 1922 by prominent members of the National Association of Colored Women (NACW). This exclusive council, initially comprising eighteen well...
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Published: 01 October 2020
Figure 1. “International Council of Women of the Darker Races of the World, Statement from the Organization,” p. 1, by Margaret Murray Washington, 1923 . Content published with permission of ProQuest LLC. Further reproduction is prohibited without permission. Image produced by ProQuest LLC More
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Published: 01 October 2020
Figure 2. “International Council of Women of the Darker Races of the World, Statement from the Organization,” p. 2, by Margaret Murray Washington, 1923 . Content published with permission of ProQuest LLC. Further reproduction is prohibited without permission. Image produced by ProQuest LLC More
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Published: 01 October 2020
Figure 3. “International Council of Women of the Darker Races of the World, Statement from the Organization,” p. 3, by Margaret Murray Washington, 1923 . Content published with permission of ProQuest LLC. Further reproduction is prohibited without permission. Image produced by ProQuest LLC More
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Published: 01 October 2020
Figure 4. “International Council of Women of the Darker Races of the World, Statement from the Organization,” p. 4, by Margaret Murray Washington, 1923 . Content published with permission of ProQuest LLC. Further reproduction is prohibited without permission. Image produced by ProQuest LLC More
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Published: 01 April 2019
Figure 22. Mary McLeod Bethune (1875–1955), president of the National Council of Negro Women from 1935 to 1949, undated. Dexter Photo Service, Daytona Beach, FL. Frances Bemis Papers, SSC. Figure 22. Mary McLeod Bethune (1875–1955), president of the National Council of Negro Women from 1935 More
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Published: 01 April 2019
Figure 23. Letter from Mary McLeod Bethune, in her role as a member of the National Advisory Council of the Division of Negro Service, informing state and local club leaders of the birth control resolution adopted by the National Council of Negro Women, December 19, 1941. Florence Rose Papers More
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Published: 01 April 2019
director of the YWCA Office of Racial Justice in 1965. From 1958 to 1990 she served simultaneously as president of the National Council of Negro Women. YWCA of the U.S.A. Records, SSC. Figure 44. Dorothy Height, circa 1950. In the 1930s Height (1912–2010) worked for the Harlem Branch of the YWCA More
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 219–254.
Published: 01 December 2020
..., and live on the reserves. In 1983 and 1985, several different kinds of Indian 1 women’s constituencies and their allies secured constitutional and legislative amendments that partially reversed the 1876 criterion. 2 The amendments were not passed easily. Male-dominated band councils and Indian...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (1): 202–208.
Published: 01 April 2020
... Lebanon (Stephan 2010 : 536). In 1952, the two organizations came together to form a permanent organization known as the Lebanese Council of Women. A coalition of this kind may seem implausible today, but during this period Muslim, Druze, and Christian women came together across the political...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (1): 107–135.
Published: 01 April 2020
... to defend our kids. By doing that we are actually standing with the people that are defending our nation and protecting it. As women, we have a real important role to play. —Anila Ali, American Muslim Women’s Empowerment Council It is precisely the transfer of technology from military to ordinary...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (1): 209–236.
Published: 01 April 2020
... decision-making bodies to sustain long-term organizing and create alternative institutions. Historically, workers have relied on unions and workers councils to carry out those goals. Unions have created collective bargaining agreements between bosses and workers, winning benefits and protections...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (1): 94–151.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Figure 22. Mary McLeod Bethune (1875–1955), president of the National Council of Negro Women from 1935 to 1949, undated. Dexter Photo Service, Daytona Beach, FL. Frances Bemis Papers, SSC. Figure 22. Mary McLeod Bethune (1875–1955), president of the National Council of Negro Women from 1935...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (2): 383–400.
Published: 01 October 2020
...Lucía M. Suárez Copyright © 2020 Smith College 2020 To: Esteban Lazo Hernández: President of People’s Power National Assembly (PPNA) Ana María Mari Machado: Vice President of PPNA Homero Acosta Alvarez: Secretary of PPNA and Secretary of the State Council Arelys Santana...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 1–12.
Published: 01 December 2020
... report (Asian Pacific Policy and Planning Council 2020 ). Anti-Semitic violence in the United States likewise saw a dramatic increase, with the Anti-Defamation League documenting over two thousand assaults, vandalizations, and hate speech acts in 2019 (Schumacher 2020 ). At the same time, Islamophobia...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (1): 1–6.
Published: 01 September 2018
... Franco and her driver, Anderson Gomes, were murdered on March 14, 2018, in Rio de Janeiro, where Franco, a self-described Black, bisexual, feminist favelada , was a recently elected City Council member. Her death stunned and inspired outrage throughout the world. As Flávia Santos de Araújo eulogizes...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 482–507.
Published: 01 October 2019
... learn to listen in Arabic. 1 We are grateful to the editors and reviewers at Meridians for their deep engagement and feedback on an earlier draft of this essay. The research described here was supported by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada and the Ministry...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (2): 338–358.
Published: 01 November 2018
... .” Southern Cameroon National Council UK , September 23 . http://ukscnc.co.uk/2017/09/23/454/ . Copyright © 2018 Smith College 2018 gender secessionism Cameroon Cabinda Western Sahara Biafra On January 19, 2017, a Cameroonian woman known as “Mami Margaret” released a six-minute video...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (2): 239–249.
Published: 01 October 2020
... addressing gender-based violence. As our two archival selections from the International Council of Women of the Darker Races of the World and the Committee on International Action of the National Women’s Party make evident, these sites have long been linked by the social networks and organizing efforts...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (2): 361–375.
Published: 01 November 2018
... in sites we consider home. 1 Field notes, September 18, 2015. 2 The past ten years have produced exciting scholarship by African feminists documenting experiences and stories of women in different regions of the continent. In particular, projects funded by the Council for the Development...