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Meridians (2018) 16 (2): 308–325.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Sara C. Flowers Abstract Historically, Black women have contributed to the foundations of medical research, gynecology, sexuality education, and sexual and reproductive justice, and continue to do so today. However, the intersections of race- and gender-based oppression have repeatedly erased...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (2): 295–320.
Published: 01 October 2020
... linguistic discrimination in an effort to transform the educational landscape and opportunities for historically marginalized communities. Copyright © 2020 Smith College 2020 testimonios accent perceptions higher education foreign Many scholars working as researchers, professors...
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Meridians (2023) 22 (2): 297–322.
Published: 01 October 2023
...Dia Da Costa Abstract This article combines historical and life-writing approaches to demonstrate how caste is made invisible in histories and structures of education, canonical knowledge, and research. As a dominant-caste ( savarna ) Bengali academic, the author follows caste-oppressed feminists...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (1): 25–48.
Published: 01 September 2018
... an extracurriculum to realize her unique ideal of educated Black womanhood, “the New Howard Woman.” In a departure from the hyperscrutiny of nineteenth-century codes of respectability, the New Howard Woman drew from the self-defining qualities of the New Negro and the New Woman, while correcting for their exclusive...
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Meridians (2004) 4 (2): 124–128.
Published: 01 March 2004
... against the elimination of oppression, and so few choices exist for those of us who want a safer, saner, and more peaceful planet. Thus, I chose to be a fighter, although my weapons were (and are) education, organizing, and mobilizing. But still, I had to fight. The fight was against the marginalization...
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Meridians (2005) 5 (2): 30–56.
Published: 01 March 2005
...-individuation, [Meridians:feminismr,ace,transnationalism2005, vol. 5, no. 2, pp. 30-56] ©2005 by Smith College. All rights reserved. 30 education, and nation building. I recognize that by invoking this term I am calling on contemporary feminist and trauma theory in a shorthand that brings the idea of"survivor...
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Meridians (2016) 15 (1): 65–85.
Published: 01 December 2016
... fetishization without fully considering how race, gender, class, and technology are co-constituted. Drawing on critical feminist theory, social justice education, and science and technology studies, this essay offers a critique of neoliberal approaches to technology education for girls of color and provides...
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Meridians (2023) 22 (2): 478–502.
Published: 01 October 2023
...,” college-educated Black women who were trained to uplift the race. And as race women in the death trade, they brought their skills and education to a field that created generational wealth and civic empowerment. kamif2311@gmail.com Copyright © 2023 Smith College 2023 undertaker race women...
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Meridians (2013) 11 (2): 62–90.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Khanum Shaikh Abstract The focus of this paper is Al-Huda International, a Pakistan-based Sunni Muslim women's organization working to bring about social reform through women's religious education. Created and led by urban, upper-class Pakistani women, Al-Huda approaches religious interpretation...
Published: 01 April 2019
Figure 40. Letter from Mrs. Elsa Mapp to Planned Parenthood in Massachusetts requesting help in educating local mothers about birth control, February 6, 1945. Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts Records, SSC. More
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Meridians (2007) 7 (2): 143–162.
Published: 01 March 2007
... and advocate and reflect on how power asymmetries based on race, educational status, and class were both reproduced and reshaped during my fieldwork, and how my feminist research agenda and partial insider status were directly tied to the creation and continuation of these power asymmetries. As I illuminate...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 340–362.
Published: 01 December 2020
... by using a human rights framework. Dubbing itself “the movement for reproductive justice,” this coalition connects reproductive rights to other social justice issues such as economic justice, education, immigrant rights, environmental justice, sexual rights, and globalization, and believes that this new...
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Meridians (2021) 20 (2): 340–369.
Published: 01 October 2021
...Elora Shehabuddin Abstract This article explores some of the ways in which, in the early years of the united Pakistan experiment, elite educated Muslim East Bengali women experienced and narrated their relationship to the new Pakistan nation as they navigated the international stage as citizens...
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Meridians (2022) 21 (1): 75–100.
Published: 01 April 2022
...Kenly Brown; Lashon Daley; Derrika Hunt Abstract This article examines Black/Girlhood Imaginary, a transdisciplinary methodology that merges performance studies, Black studies, and education to research and theorize the capacious archives of Black girlhood. What the authors term Black/Girlhood...
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Meridians (2022) 21 (1): 236–264.
Published: 01 April 2022
... Discrimination (ICERD). However, the United States still does not fully comply with the multilateral agreement. Malia Lee Womack explores the United States’ poor compliance with the treaty’s protections concerning 1) Black women’s economic, social, and cultural rights (regarding housing, education, and health...
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Meridians (2010) 10 (2): 42–65.
Published: 01 March 2010
... a human rights framework. Dubbing itself “the movement for reproductive justice,” this coalition connects reproductive rights to other social justice issues such as economic justice, education, immigrant rights, environmental justice, sexual right, and globalization, and believes that this new framework...
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Meridians (2014) 12 (2): 142–152.
Published: 01 September 2014
... Women's Blueprint, and the Resource Center for Women's Ministry in the South, twenty-one black feminists converged on the revolutionary site for a three-day retreat, re-enactment, and immersive educational experience. This article contextualizes the gathering in terms of the dream work of Harriet Tubman...
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Meridians (2016) 14 (1): 1–29.
Published: 01 June 2016
... of Black women. The concept of feminism was first appropriated on Brazilian soil by educated white middle-class women who, in the process, built a particular history in which poor and Black women found little room to express their needs. Black women have been developing a critique of this appropriation...
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Meridians (2016) 14 (2): 118–129.
Published: 01 September 2016
... for this gathering was to have a major intervention: in the twenty-first century, Black/Afro-descendent women need to conspire. We understand a conspiracy to be an act of love and care; a search for equity and equality; an affirmation of our beauty; a commitment to guaranteeing access to food, education and health...
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Meridians (2016) 15 (1): 40–64.
Published: 01 December 2016
... Gathering Place. It provides an educational opportunity for students to develop critical media literacy skills grounded in a Black feminist approach. Copyright © 2016 Smith College 2016 ASHLEY N. PATTERSON, ARIANNA HOWARD, AND VALERIE KINLOCH BlackFeminism and CriticalMedia Literacy:Movingfrom...