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Meridians (2018) 16 (2): 286–294.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Denise McLane-Davison Abstract Black feminist epistemology and phenomenological inquiry frame a recently published research study (McLane-Davison, 2016) that offers an intimate snapshot of the lives of ten pioneering community health leaders fighting for health justice. The leadership...
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Meridians (2009) 9 (1): 114–139.
Published: 01 September 2009
... about Pleasant, who provided major funding and leadership in John Brown's raid on Harper's Ferry in 1859—and indeed the stone that marks her grave reads simply: “M. E. P. She was a friend of John Brown”—because her role in the raid and in U.S. abolition is absent from nearly all historical documentation...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (1): 32–64.
Published: 01 April 2020
... leadership as well as that of her generational cohort. Copyright © 2020 Smith College 2020 activism Anne Moody Black women’s autobiography Black girl studies civil rights movement leadership I’m not interested in things as they literally happened, but more in the unconscious reasons why...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (2): 376–381.
Published: 01 November 2018
... to the civil war. The male-dominated ZANU PF has stayed in power because they consolidated power around Mugabe’s leadership. However, as the aging Mugabe became frail and his fifty-two-year-old energetic wife found her political voice, ZANU PF became deeply fractured and was facing electoral defeat in the 2018...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (1): 94–151.
Published: 01 April 2019
... and broad vision of black women’s leadership in what has become a women-of-color–led human rights movement for reproductive justice today. 7 Hazel Moore, “Birth Control for the Negro,” Field Report, 1937, Florence Rose Papers, SSC. 8 For a review of scholarship on Margaret Sanger, see Berkman...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (2): 427–452.
Published: 01 October 2020
... 43 : 1241 – 99 . Dixon Brandon . 2016 . “ A Broken Frame: Black Lives Matter .” Harvard Political Review , May 22 . harvardpolitics.com/covers/48277/ . Edwards Erica . 2012 . Charisma and the Fictions of Black Leadership . Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press...
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Meridians (2001) 1 (2): 155–191.
Published: 01 March 2001
... link to the burgeoning women's movement. Black women, as leaders in civil rights movement organizations such as the Southern Christian Leadership Council (SCLC), the Congress on Racial Equality (CORE), the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), and the Student Nonviolent...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 471–479.
Published: 01 October 2019
... by African feminists to dedicate themselves to transforming their societies. 4 Further, African feminists held themselves accountable for making a difference in the quality of women’s leadership. Because they believed that the “quality of women’s leadership is even more important than the numbers...
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Meridians (2002) 2 (2): 163–184.
Published: 01 March 2002
... of leadership in African American social movements . Afro- U.S. American women , including Edmonia Lewis, Meta Vaux Warrick Fuller, Augusta Savage, and Elizabeth Catlett, for example, are Diasporadas who worked as visual artists during the mid-nineteenth century and the twentieth century.2 These Black women...
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Meridians (2016) 14 (1): 94–120.
Published: 01 June 2016
... as "umacoisinhademulher,"a woman's thing. This article narrates black women's neighborhood activism within the context of a citywide housing and land rights movement today, focusing on the uniqueness of women's political mobilization and the leadership roles they have always occupied in the Gamboa de Baixo neighborhood...
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Meridians (2016) 14 (2): 1–24.
Published: 01 September 2016
... feminist activists made an impactful imprint in this alliance and in the Durban conference, evident in the gender parity of its leadership and the inclusion of feminist concerns against sexism in its discourse and demands. The very term Afrodescendent-a new political identity for Latin America...
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Meridians (2004) 4 (2): 113–119.
Published: 01 March 2004
... to articulate their own experiences of oppression, as they contended with their female counterparts in rival organizations to identify common concerns, and as they affirmed the legitimacy of their political leadership within their own organizations and in "normal politics" of the democratic regime, "The work...
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Meridians (2002) 2 (2): 274–277.
Published: 01 March 2002
... that" its result is certain," the only assurance that invades me is that of a new and gigantic futile sacrifice, that of a new colossal lie. Before you order the assaults, I would like to invite you to think about a different world leadership. A leadership in which you do not need to anguish...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (1): 209–236.
Published: 01 April 2020
... energized the committees and provided workers with tangible tasks, victories, and opportunities to develop their leadership. We have led many campaigns around individual cases, for example individuals facing wage theft or deportation. But it is equally necessary to lead offensive campaigns that can...
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Meridians (2007) 7 (2): 102–116.
Published: 01 March 2007
... if there is risk involved. It is so all-consuming that you can't make a demarcation and say that this is off bounds. In fact what happened was that as a consequence of being involved with the people we were involved with, particularly the local Christian leadership, we began to see insights into the broader...
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Meridians (2016) 14 (1): 30–49.
Published: 01 June 2016
... associated with popular movements and with the struggle for the democratization of the country has been a source of pride for the Brazilian feminist movement. The memorable leadership role taken by Brazilian feminists in the struggle for amnesty; for childcare (a constant need among working class and low...
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Meridians (2016) 15 (1): 86–105.
Published: 01 December 2016
.... They believe, as the legendary civil rights activist Ella Baker believed, that "strong people don't need strong leaders." (Harris 2015, 37) Black LivesMatter cofounder Alicia Garza says the following about the importance of broad-based leadership: "We want to make sure there is the broadest participation...
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Meridians (2004) 4 (2): 108–113.
Published: 01 March 2004
... to end poverty based in the unity and leadership of the poor-that is, we are consciously multiracial, focus heavily on leadership development, and our program is rooted in the analysis and vision of the organized poor. The members of our policymaking body, the War Council (because there is a war...
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Meridians (2005) 6 (1): 195–201.
Published: 01 September 2005
... and Africa, and indeed the world. I am especially mindful of women and the girl child. I hope it will encourage them to raise their voices and take more space for leadership. I know the honour also gives a deep sense of pride to our men, both old and young. As a mother, I appreciate the inspiration...
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Meridians (2004) 4 (2): 102–108.
Published: 01 March 2004
.... HUMPHREY feminist activists led by the Women's Institute for Leadership Development (WILD)for Human Rights. 3 This coalition secured passage of a city ordinance in 1998 that endorsed the principles of CEDAWand created a framework for integrating them into municipal governance. A task force comprised...