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Published: 01 April 2019
Figure 13. Letter from Margaret Sanger to Albert Lasker, explaining her rationale for a project for Negroes, November 12, 1939. Margaret Sanger Papers, SSC. More
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Published: 01 April 2019
Figure 15. Letter from Margaret Sanger to Dr. Clarence J. Gamble, a longtime proponent and funder of efforts to make low-cost birth control available to poor women, white and black, in which she spells out her arguments for an educational rather than a medical approach among blacks, December 10 More
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Published: 01 April 2019
Figure 16. Letter from Margaret Sanger to “Cele” (Mrs. Damon) in which she rejects plans that rely on encouraging black women to seek services at existing birth control centers, November 24, 1939. Margaret Sanger Papers, SSC. (See Supplement 5 [2 pp.].) More
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Published: 01 April 2019
Figure 18. Letter from Margaret Sanger to Florence Rose, in which she expresses frustration with “the medical way” of distributing birth control, February 10, 1940. Florence Rose Papers, SSC. (See Supplement 6 [2 pp.].) More
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Published: 01 April 2019
Figure 23. Letter from Mary McLeod Bethune, in her role as a member of the National Advisory Council of the Division of Negro Service, informing state and local club leaders of the birth control resolution adopted by the National Council of Negro Women, December 19, 1941. Florence Rose Papers More
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Published: 01 April 2019
Figure 29. Letter from Dr. L. Eudora Ashburne to Mabel K. Staupers, March 23, 1941. Margaret Sanger Research Bureau Records, SSC. More
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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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Published: 01 April 2019
Figure 43. Letter from Allyne Drake to Vivion Lenon Brewer (1900–1991), outspoken white critic of segregation and cofounder of the Women’s Emergency Committee to Open Our Schools, September 19, 1958. The Committee opposed Arkansas governor Orval Faubus’s 1957 decision to close Little Rock public More
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Meridians (2009) 9 (1): 183–188.
Published: 01 September 2009
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Meridians (2021) 20 (1): 183–192.
Published: 01 April 2021
...Sasha A. Khan Abstract An extension of an ongoing haunted queer diasporic kinship practice, this piece consists of letter-poems written to the author’s ancestor, Shauki Masi, who passed away several years ago. In this way, the author offers queer Muslim meditations on the five pillars of Islam...
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Meridians (2023) 22 (2): 440–445.
Published: 01 October 2023
...Michaela Django Walsh Abstract This piece, written in the form of a letter to my son, explains the meaning of his name. In Spanish the word lienzo is a type of drystone wall. Spanning rural areas of Mexico, the lienzo has—for centuries—been a way to gently delineate space. I frame the composition...
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Meridians (2018) 16 (1): 112–113.
Published: 01 September 2018
... begin in writing such a letter? Where can she find a copy of the one, sent years before, by Akhmatova? She stops she starts as one draft follows another. Now she puts down the pen and walks over to an open window of the dacha. No one, least of all her, understands this new Russia. Not long from now she...
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Meridians (2002) 2 (2): 274–277.
Published: 01 March 2002
...Beth Baltimore Copyright © 2002 by Wesleyan University Press 2002 RIGOBERTA MENCHU A GEORGE W. BUSH/ RIGOBERTA MENCHU GEORGE W. BUSH ENVIO CARTA LETTER FROM TO PRESIDENT En,glishtranslationby BethBaltimorefollows 23 de Septiembre del 2001 Al senor D. George W. Bush Presidente De Los Estados...
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Meridians (2022) 21 (1): 265–292.
Published: 01 April 2022
... minoritized women in the U.S. academy to reflect on how this colonial legacy has shaped not only their identities but also their identifications—how and with whom they identify. The authors demonstrate what they refer to as a love letter approach that enables them to foster connection, healing...
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Meridians (2023) 22 (1): 180–203.
Published: 01 April 2023
...Oda-Kange Midtvåge Diallo; Jasmine Kelekay; Maimuna Abdullahi; Lena Sawyer Abstract Can counter-archiving be a form of social care? This essay is a dialogue on this topic among four Afro-Nordic feminists writing to each other in the form of letters over a five-month period during 2021. Using...
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Meridians (2014) 12 (1): 149–171.
Published: 01 March 2014
... and letters to contemporary critical theory, from geographers' logs to films and pop culture. Her sources are rich and varied, and they can be broken down into three general types: the historical archives written during the “age of exploration” and the slave trade; the contemporary archives of newspapers...
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Meridians (2017) 15 (2): 435–463.
Published: 01 March 2017
... in theories of diaspora. Black women’s writing practices illuminate how they shift diaspora from a concept of separation, loss and exile into one that includes desire, communion and possibility. Engaging black women’s autobiography and black feminist thinking, the essay sets forth an assortment of letters...
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Meridians (2005) 5 (2): 1–29.
Published: 01 March 2005
... their bodies, literally and figuratively, placed on trial. In addition, Larsen complicates any notion of readily interpreting the black or black/white female body. Indeed, as if punning on the difficulties of"reading" blackness, Larsen gives a crucial role to letters in Passingj,ust as letters played...
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Meridians (2013) 11 (2): 147–148.
Published: 01 March 2013
... YellaGaines, Our love bright as a star guiding our lives. I his wife. He husband. How I fell victim to lust for YellaGaines and his fancies for Annie. I can tell you about the fall of a woman, a rainstorm of regret, a phony letter written by a ghost and my weary heart." She sighs, "The letter." She rocks...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 278–281.
Published: 01 October 2019
...                                                                                          Blackwell Call me by my true names Call to the truth of me                   My name                                 My power The song of my being                   the chant of my bones                                 the soul’s mantra My true names with thirteen letters...