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Meridians (2014) 12 (1): 121–148.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Shanna Greene Benjamin Abstract Little more than a decade after publishing Invisible Man (1952), Ralph Ellison published “Out of the Hospital and under the Bar” (1963): an excised chapter of the novel that portrayed Mary Rambo—a black woman represented stereotypically in the published manuscript...
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Published: 01 April 2019
Figure 27. Speech about Planned Parenthood by E. Mae McCarroll, M.D., delivered to nurses at Harlem Hospital, October 22, 1942. Florence Rose Papers, SSC. (See Supplement 10 [6 pp., p. 2 not included].) Figure 27. Speech about Planned Parenthood by E. Mae McCarroll, M.D., delivered to nurses More
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Meridians (2020) 19 (2): 360–382.
Published: 01 October 2020
..., August 21, 2012 On October 25, 1996, the governor of Puerto Rico, Pedro Rosselló, and the resident commissioner in Washington, DC, Carlos Romero Barceló, convened in Vieques to inaugurate the new airport terminal and the equally new municipal hospital. 1 They were joined by the secretary...
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Meridians (2014) 12 (1): 31–35.
Published: 01 March 2014
... that they pleaded for her to work it out. She told them hewas the one who left, but the truth wasn't on trial here. "Mydaughter, the sin is in yourstomach." And there you have it. She and her sin left. In that hospital bed, with herself all exposed, without someone to hold her hand, Mama thought, "Oh God please...
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Meridians (2008) 8 (2): 166–176.
Published: 01 March 2008
... $3,991 $2,86r Those industries which employ mainly black women are the most exploitative in the country. Domestic and hospital workers are good examples of this oppression; the garment workers in New York City provide us with another view of this economic slavery. The Internationar Ladies Garment Workers...
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Meridians (2001) 1 (2): 130–153.
Published: 01 March 2001
... are constructed as transgressive and are publicly recognized as members of multiracial or "Black" families, their risk of being subjected to what they called "racial abuse" may increase. This abuse includes the treatment that they receive in hospitals, schools, and police stations. It also involves assumptions...
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Meridians (2015) 13 (1): 157–185.
Published: 01 September 2015
..., transnationalism 2015, VOL. 13, NO. 1, PP. 157-185] COPYRIGHT © 2015 BY SMITH COLLEGE. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. 157 than a month later at a hospital in the state capital, Shimla. The official and surviving narratives surrounding her death shifted from murder to suicide until the case was finally legally resolved...
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Meridians (2004) 5 (1): 40–65.
Published: 01 September 2004
... just break. I looked in the phone book and I called this place and I told them that I thought [chuckles] that I was mad. They told me to come in. So, I went in and booked myself-now, most people don't book themselves into psychiatric hospitals, but I did. Well, it was horrible because those places...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (2): 376–381.
Published: 01 November 2018
... media. She toured state hospitals and was even pictured making an unplanned stop to buy tomatoes from roadside vendors. Shortly after the inauguration, the new president announced that his wife would resign from her seat in Parliament to focus on the job of being mother to the nation. During...
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Meridians (2008) 8 (2): 123–125.
Published: 01 March 2008
... a decorator, he said. Then he said you hadn't talked in two weeks. He feeds you, like a baby bird, with an eyedropper. Youwanted to become a decorator? In the hospital you say to me, "Remember you had a flute." [Meridians:feminismr,ace,transnationalism2008, vol. 8, no. 2, pp. 123-125] © 2008 by Smith College...
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Meridians (2003) 3 (2): 17–19.
Published: 01 March 2003
... hospital bed, one single extra-large floral arrangement, something loud and free, with red and purple bow. Or better yet, this tree-loving gun-hating Geechee girl would strap a wild west gun belt machete around her hips enter the worst part of the woods alone and go trunk to trunk until the right one...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 166–168.
Published: 01 December 2020
..., but on the copper penny eyes of my grandmother, I tell you this: I would hunt a tree down for you. And when found I would pull it all the way down the road through congested city streets all by myself and deliver it straight away to your hospital bed, one single extra-large floral arrangement...
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Meridians (2011) 11 (1): 98–105.
Published: 01 September 2011
... to do. We had to walk over a collapsed house, watching electrical wires dangling. All along, people passed us carrying wounded ones toward the hospital, people milling around totally disoriented, people contemplating the ruins of their houses next to other houses standing erect without a crack. Finally...
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Meridians (2021) 20 (1): 193–217.
Published: 01 April 2021
... or to make a statement that would finally be heard, or perhaps as a result of becoming the “wild” that she found inside herself in her dreams, she picks up a fruit knife and slits her wrist. Hospitalized, Yeong-hye survives—but she has lost all connections to her family, and to a certain extent, reality...
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Meridians (2011) 11 (1): 149–157.
Published: 01 September 2011
... sent someone else to pull me out. We hit the road and went to the hospital. It was then I saw that it was everywhere. That really struck me. That was very sad.-Marie-Jeanne, Poto Mitan The children who were in the entryway came and called "Auntie!Auntie! Auntie!" And they struggled with me to get me...
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Meridians (2000) 1 (1): 204–212.
Published: 01 September 2000
... programs. 2. A bill to prohibit discrimination by persons operating businesses licensed by the State. 3. A bill prohibiting discrimination in membership in volunteer fire departments and private clubs. 4. A bill to prohibit discrimination in employees by voluntary hospitals. 5. A bill to prohibit...
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Meridians (2006) 7 (1): 69–72.
Published: 01 September 2006
... the resilience of her immune system as resilience shines through unpolished facets turned to the wall, yearning to hold her peace, her space as she listens to the caretaker move quietly, I am the other woman in this room, folding hospital corners for sheets, turning the bed pan, adding a vase of white star...
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Meridians (2005) 6 (1): 163–192.
Published: 01 September 2005
... Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH)with a mere eight-bed capacity.4 FEMINIST NEGOTIATIONS 173 The workshop featured sessions where participants developed strong relationships with one another and their families through group activities with the Naripokkho activists. Separate sessions were held...
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Meridians (2010) 10 (2): 86–95.
Published: 01 March 2010
..., restaurants, hospitals. We witnessed the routine disrespect, the unimaginable horrors of hospital abuse-two birthing mothers to an unsheeted bed; mattresses on the floor; blood on the walls; agonies of pain" (Cook 2009a, 54ff In the summer of 1961,Blanche was elected student affairs vice president...
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Meridians (2014) 12 (1): v–vii.
Published: 01 March 2014
...: Female Wisdom and the Folk Presence in Ralph Ellison's InvisibleMan,"Shanna Greene Benjamin examines the excised chapter, "Out of the Hospital and Under the Bar" to glean the literary fate of the character Mary Rambo. Her close reading of the text reveals another dimension in Ellison's use of"folk...