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Published: 01 April 2020
Figure 1. Mary Turner , by Rachel Williams. Mary Turner Series. 2016. Linoleum Block Print on paper. Collection of Valdosta State University, Valdosta, Georgia. More
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Published: 01 April 2019
Figure 22. Mary McLeod Bethune (1875–1955), president of the National Council of Negro Women from 1935 to 1949, undated. Dexter Photo Service, Daytona Beach, FL. Frances Bemis Papers, SSC. 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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Meridians (2007) 7 (2): 102–116.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Elizabeth Jacobs Abstract This interview between Professor Mary King and Elizabeth Jacobs took place at the Rothermere American Institute, Oxford University, during the course of 2004 and 2005. Mary King's work as Professor of Peace and Conflict Studies for the United Nations takes her to all...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (1): 14–31.
Published: 01 April 2020
...Figure 1. Mary Turner , by Rachel Williams. Mary Turner Series. 2016. Linoleum Block Print on paper. Collection of Valdosta State University, Valdosta, Georgia. ...
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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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Meridians (2002) 2 (2): 36–40.
Published: 01 March 2002
...Sejal Shah Copyright © 2002 by Wesleyan University Press 2002 FICTION Mary, Staring at Me SEJAL SHAH Maybe you knew someone in your younger life who was beautiful. Do you remember your fascination with the pink of her face, with the books that lined her bookcase, with the doll bought...
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Meridians (2023) 22 (1): 229–230.
Published: 01 April 2023
...La Vaughn Belle; Jeannette Ehlers I Am Queen Mary aims to change whose stories get to be told in the public space by centering the stories and agency of those who were brought to the Danish West Indies. This project also demonstrates how artists can be leaders in conversations around monuments...
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Meridians (2018) 16 (1): 50–76.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Régine Michelle Jean-Charles Abstract This essay offers a metacritical reading of the discourses surrounding Haitian author Marie Chauvet (1916–1973). I argue that paying attention to the naming (how she is described), claiming (how scholars and authors define their investment in her work...
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Meridians (2008) 8 (1): 180–204.
Published: 01 September 2008
...Daphne A. Brooks Abstract This essay explores the critical work of Beyoncé's second solo recording, and places it in conversation with yet another under-theorized yet equally dissonant R&B performance by her “hip-hop soul queen” contemporary Mary J. Blige. In relation to both Beyoncé's...
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Meridians (2009) 9 (1): 114–139.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Erica L. Johnson Abstract In this article I argue that Cliff's portrait of the nineteenth-century African American abolitionist, entrepreneur, and civil rights activist Mary Ellen Pleasant participates in a genre of subaltern historiography that I term “ghostwriting.” Cliff was inspired to write...
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Meridians (2009) 9 (1): 62–82.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Naurice Frank Woods, Jr. Abstract Mary Edmonia Lewis (ca. 1843–after 1909) was America's first professional sculptor of African and Native American descent. She staked a claim at the highest level of neoclassical art. This usually meant competing against men who vehemently opposed women competing...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 255–278.
Published: 01 December 2020
... of Black women popular music artists whose early twenty-first century recordings and stirring performances addressed the traumas, the challenges, and the spectacular subjugation of Black women who fell victim to brutal disenfranchisement in the midst of the disaster. Beyonce’s B-Day album and Mary J...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (1): 63–93.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Sally McWilliams Abstract In The Magical Life of Long Tack Sam , Ann Marie Fleming creates an illustrated memoir that highlights the connections between generations of diasporic Chinese subjects. Nominally a memoir about her great-grandfather, Fleming uses the politics of vaudeville and her great...
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Meridians (2002) 2 (2): 126.
Published: 01 March 2002
...Mary Ann Larkin Copyright © 2002 by Wesleyan University Press 2002 NEIGHBORS MaryAnn Larkin I have nothing to give Mrs. Danley. I have no babies she cannot carry, no plants she's too feeble to water, no food she can't eat. I have nothing Mrs. Danley needs. I cannot bring her the island she...
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Meridians (2002) 2 (2): 127.
Published: 01 March 2002
...Mary Ann Larkin Copyright © 2002 by Wesleyan University Press 2002 AUGUST DAYS MaryAnn Larkin Now come the August days. Mrs. Sizemore sits on her porch, cuts fruit for the children. The white enamel pan between her feet catches the peels and pits. Eat yourpeach,Joseph,she says, takeyourplum...
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Meridians (2004) 4 (2): 108–113.
Published: 01 March 2004
...Mary Bricker-Jenkins Copyright © 2004 by Smith College 2004 feelings it inspires, human rights offers a comprehensive range of rights covering everyarea oflife and addressing multiple forms of discrimination, and thus a natural platform for broad-based multi-issue organizing; obligations...
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Meridians (2021) 20 (2): 466–490.
Published: 01 October 2021
... or because of this, Muna maintains an active Islamic practice. Throughout the film, she prays and recites Quran. Still, the movie is centered on her crisis of faith, which stems from the jinn, traditional patriarchal understandings of Islam, and her work. Mary and Ali—the major supporting characters...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (2): 250–270.
Published: 01 October 2020
... Berry Mary Frances . 2000 . The Pig Farmer’s Daughter and Other Tales of American Justice: Episodes of Racism and Sexism in the Courts from 1865 to the Present . New York : Vintage Books . Blackmon Douglas . 2009 . Slavery by Another Name: The Re-enslavement of Black Americans from...
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Meridians (2022) 21 (2): 506–511.
Published: 01 October 2022
... into space, told me to read the next line aloud— thou fool, shall be in danger of hell fire one day the virgin mary’s head cracked off her shoulders + dropped to the floor we crowded around her she didn’t look half as pious w/out her hands clasped against her chest in prayer her head looked...