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Meridians (2021) 20 (2): 414–442.
Published: 01 October 2021
...Evelyn Alsultany Abstract This essay focuses on two cases in which Muslim youth were murdered yet law enforcement refused to classify the murders as hate crimes. It examines the 2015 murders of Deah Barakat, Yusor Abu-Salha, and Razan Abu-Salha in Chapel Hill, North Carolina and the 2017 murder...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (1): 209–236.
Published: 01 April 2020
..., and hate crimes; and an ongoing campaign in solidarity with Lucio Peréz, an undocumented Guatemalan man who defied deportation and took sanctuary at a local congregation. Copyright © 2020 Smith College 2020 workers centers immigrant and worker rights deportations social movements It is our...
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Meridians (2021) 20 (2): 261–270.
Published: 01 October 2021
... of categorizing anti-Muslim racial violence as hate crimes. While it is clear that denial of anti-Muslim hate crimes is a denial of anti-Muslim racism, Alsultany observes that state recognition of hate crimes cannot bring justice. Hate crimes frame violence as an emotional response. The category hate crime...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 139–148.
Published: 01 December 2020
... accuracy or credentials cannot be faulted, have been dubbed “hate-speech.” To speak about the indisputable record of U.S.-backed coups, death squads, bombings, and killings ironically makes me a “hate-monger.” I was even made the subject of a “hate-crime” complaint to the Royal Canadian Mounted Police...
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Meridians (2002) 2 (2): 289–297.
Published: 01 March 2002
... squads, bombings, and killings ironically makes me a "hate-monger." I was even made the subject of a "hatecrime" complaint to the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), alleging that my speech was a "hate-crime." Despite the virulence of these responses, I welcome the public discussion my speech has...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (1): 163–183.
Published: 01 September 2018
... Brothers . Novick Michael . 1995 . White Lies, White Power: The Fight against White Supremacy and Reactionary Violence . Monroe, ME : Common Courage Press . Perry Barbara . 2001 . In the Name of Hate: Understanding Hate Crimes . New York : Routledge . Pfeifer Michael...
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Meridians (2002) 2 (2): 237–248.
Published: 01 March 2002
.... The conference dealt with themes such as colonialism, hate crimes and violence, ethnic cleansing, migration/refugees, slavery and slave trade, poverty and social exclusion, institutionalized racism, anti-Semitism, caste-based discrimination, gender, sexual orientation, youth, foreign occupation, environmental...
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Meridians (2001) 1 (2): 65–72.
Published: 01 March 2001
...: attacks on immigrants' rights and Indian treaty rights, the proliferation of prisons, militarism, attacks on the reproductive rights of women of color, medical experimentation on communities of color, homophobia/heterosexism and hate crimes against lesbians of color, economic neo-colonialism...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (1): 107–135.
Published: 01 April 2020
... (Leadership), U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (Immigration Policies), FBI (Hate Crimes), and Homeland Security (Human Trafficking). These workshop choices were definitely not what we had expected to be confronted with. Perhaps we had imagined an internal community dialogue led by women concerned...
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Meridians (2021) 20 (2): 491–503.
Published: 01 October 2021
...” and “international” that legitimize US imperialism and empire. Put differently, racism against Muslims living in the United States, including everyday acts like hate crimes, corporate and social media images, and government policies like the Muslim ban, is not a mere impact of war; it is constitutive of that very...
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Meridians (2002) 2 (2): 272–273.
Published: 01 March 2002
... more violence. It does not bring justice. Instead it kills more innocent victims and gives birth to new holy avengers. It begins a new cycle and perpetuates more hate, more insecurity, more fear, and ultimately more death amongst civilians. We urge in the strongest possible terms for the United States...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 1–12.
Published: 01 December 2020
... for-profit health-care system (Human Rights Watch 2020 ). Over fifteen hundred incidents of anti-Asian hate speech, discrimination, and physical attacks in the United States alone were documented by “Stop AAPI Hate” in an April 2020 report (Asian Pacific Policy and Planning Council 2020 ). Anti-Semitic...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (1): 16–24.
Published: 01 September 2018
...” of being a woman in the Dominican Republic that I consider more tragic still, that is, to be a woman of Haitian descent and/or a Haitian migrant. That dark alley, as I call it, is the excuse that the government and the pseudo-nationalists use to justify their crimes and neglect. For example, when pressured...
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Meridians (2002) 2 (2): 101–125.
Published: 01 March 2002
... women. According to Ongiri, this encouragement was "driven by an urge to power and a reconstructive vision of masculinity" (Ongiri 1998, 233). That is, Cleaver asserts that black males should rape white women because they have been castrated and because they must exercise revenge, not against crimes...
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Meridians (2010) 10 (2): 163–197.
Published: 01 March 2010
... was the rise of hate crimes and stuff in the 1980s. 176 MERIDIANS 10:2 SAIKA: Yes. Ross:And particularly, they took a very ugly anti-Asian cast with the murder of Vincent Chin. Tell me how that had an impact on your work. SAIKA: Well, when I was at the Asian Law Caucus, what became the hate violence work...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (1): 14–31.
Published: 01 April 2020
... at his home in Valdosta Not in the swamps Not by the river Not behind a log or in a tree White men with guns White men with badges Eyes blinded by white hate A shotgun and a revolver Seven chances A Black man with two guns His house surrounded White men with guns White men...
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Meridians (2005) 5 (2): 89–103.
Published: 01 March 2005
... them hate us so much" (97). Gloria muses on the implications of her own conditional trust of Kenyon, "on a single occasion. But his good deeds would not erase the bloody footprints left by his fellow cops. That violent Saturday at Laguna Park would stay with all of us forever" (97). Even the good...
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Meridians (2021) 20 (2): 298–322.
Published: 01 October 2021
...-interactions and macro-structures, individual hate and institutional indifference?” Below, I follow up on the suggestion to ask questions about how the flexible heteropatriarchal racism of glitches—and, in this case, autocorrects—is built into the infrastructure of technology. Most companies decline...
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Meridians (2024) 23 (1): 82–109.
Published: 01 April 2024
..., and revised by Elena Langdon and Malcolm K. McNee. 1 Galdino Pataxó was a leader of the Pataxó-Hã-Hã-Hã people of southern Bahia state. In 1997, while he was in Brasília negotiating land claims for his community, he was burned to death by a group of upper-class youth, in a brutal hate crime...
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Meridians (2016) 13 (2): 56–78.
Published: 01 March 2016
... to an abrupt end when she moves to England. In the very first second that Hyacinth sets foot in London's airport she feels alienated, a foreigner who does not belong because she looks "different": "There had been a sea of white faces everywhere, all hostile. She had known they hated her, and she had felt small...