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Meridians (2020) 19 (2): 250–270.
Published: 01 October 2020
... American women’s arsenal of legal strategies included the “Lady Sambo,” an intentional racialized gender performance of feigned ignorance. By performing the “Lady Sambo”—an ignorant, servile black woman in need of protection—some poor black women mobilized their expertise in white racism to defend...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 87–111.
Published: 01 December 2020
..., amplified by activists on the outside and international human rights organizations documenting prison conditions, highlight rampant violations of human rights behind walls. The gendered nature of racism, which fuels the growth of the prison industrial complex, results in experiences of violence, including...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (2): 427–452.
Published: 01 October 2020
... freedom dreams must include gender and sexual liberation. By considering BLM’s rejection of capitalism as a broader critique of neoliberalism’s forceful role in maintaining black dispossession, the author posits that BLM desires to disrupt the state’s tendency to use the black middle class to enact...
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Meridians (2014) 12 (2): 78–98.
Published: 01 September 2014
... exploitation and gender degradation. Female runaways and refugees reasoned that their dual desires could be achieved in Canada, both because slavery had been abolished there via the Imperial Act of 1834 and because Queen Victoria's reign, starting in 1837, gave the impression of greater esteem and rights...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 513–521.
Published: 01 December 2020
... contra o Racismo e a Violência e pelo Bem Viver (Black Women’s March against Racism and Violence and for Living Well), which brought tens of thousands of Black women to Brasília on November 18, 2015, is described in an opening essay by Alvarez. It is followed by one of the several Manifestos produced...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 457–470.
Published: 01 October 2019
..., feminists mobilized on multiple fronts, including organizing against sexual harassment within political marches and protests. They insisted that leftist movements must integrate resistance against gendered racism impacting migrant domestic workers. In 2012, feminist activists involved in these mass protests...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (1): 63–93.
Published: 01 April 2019
...-grandfather’s career as entry points into an examination of gendered Orientalism, racial exclusion, and nationalism, counterbalanced with depictions of magic, love, family, and creative resistance. The memoir uses three feminist strategies to imaginatively open out the formal and narrative conventions...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 51–68.
Published: 01 December 2020
... a truism to assert that racisms affect different peoples differently, in terms of ethnicity, gender, class, sexuality, and age. For example, young lesbians of African origin, when subject to racialized, sexualized, age-based, and gendered discrimination in the United States will experience...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (1): 163–183.
Published: 01 September 2018
... Politics: African Americans, Gender, and the New Racism . New York : Routledge . Cooper Thomas , and McCord David James . 2016 . “ Statutes at Large of South Carolina .” August 15 . https://archive.org/details/statutesatlarge04mccogoog . Davis Angela . 2005 . Abolition...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 1–12.
Published: 01 December 2020
... through the combined processes of racialization, colonization, capitalist exploitation, and heterosexualism. —María Lugones It strikes me as metaphorically appropriate that 2020 has brought anti-Blackness, systemic racism, nativism, misogyny, sexism, health disparities, class violence, and quotidian...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 335–357.
Published: 01 October 2019
... College 2019 Native feminism Hawaiʻi Asian settler colonialism Haunani-Kay Trask The last decade has seen the rise of settler colonialism as an academic buzzword in interdisciplinary cultural studies areas including American studies, ethnic studies, and gender studies. Settler colonialism...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (2): 401–426.
Published: 01 October 2020
... work critiques racism and classism, Lugo’s relies upon racist and classist assumptions. Lugo ( 1916 : 24–25) explains: ¿Queréis que un pueblo que ha vivido en la atmósfera de la inmortalidad pública y la injusticia, que está inficionado de vicios, de errores fundamentales, que no conoce más prácticas...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 522–547.
Published: 01 December 2020
... critiques of heteropatriarchy and racialized and gendered violence within structures of settler colonialism and White supremacy; autonomy from mainstream bourgeois feminism; independence from heteropatriarchal anti-racism; activism that connects with grassroots and non-elite objectives and leadership...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 196–218.
Published: 01 December 2020
... racism in higher education in the United Kingdom, in all of its complexity (Modood and Acland 1998 ; Shiner and Madood 2002; Law, Phillips, and Turney 2004 ). My argument extends this work by pointing to a relationship between the new discourses of racial equality and the extension of institutional...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 279–307.
Published: 01 December 2020
... activism in the 1960s and subsequent decades. Fewer narratives seem to exist from women recasting their lives in similar ways. Factors such as race, class, and gender have certainly mitigated the impact of gay radical movements in the lives of women, especially women of color, and have conditioned...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 219–254.
Published: 01 December 2020
...”—patriarchy, sexism, and homophobia within Indian communities being much older than 1876. However, in conjunction with an entire social structure defined by colonialism, capitalism, Christianity, heteronormativity, and racism, gender inequalities, sexisms, and bigotries of various kinds had come to define...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 131–138.
Published: 01 December 2020
...-violent solutions to conflicts at every level of society, from the global, regional, and national arenas to the ordinary locales of everyday life. We offer the following response to the events of September 11 (9-11) and its aftermath: First and foremost, we need to analyze the thoroughly gendered...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (1): 97–106.
Published: 01 September 2018
... to address three main subjects: the presence of racism in Puerto Rico and its connections to colonialism, a proposal to subvert patriarchal forms that dictate relationships between women, and an invitation to embrace our Afro-Caribbean identity as a manifestation of cultural resistance. Copyright © 2018...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (1): 1–6.
Published: 01 September 2018
... informally and formally deported and denationalized through a series of court cases, legislation, and administrative acts. As Joseph explains, this twenty-first-century increase in overt anti-Haitianism has authorized gendered forms of legal and extralegal violence against women and children of Haitian...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 372–393.
Published: 01 October 2019
... not putting class and gender first. You’re talking about racism, and that’s a distraction. You’re an identity feminist.” So often, it’s a put-down, meant to exclude certain parts of the conversation. And there’s ways that people get so involved in that particular stance—you know, any single-issue politics...