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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 463–483.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Vivian M. May Abstract Interpretive approaches to Black women’s insurgency can stifle as much as they reveal. Harriet Tubman is deservedly remembered for her sustained resistance to multiple forms of oppression. Yet, she is often made visible in ways that distort, rendering her invisible. Scholars...
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Meridians (2009) 9 (1): 1–29.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Julia Sudbury Abstract This article examines the experiences of black, gender-oppressed women, and transgender activists in the anti-prison movement in the U.S. and Canada. By foregrounding the experiences of transgender and gender non-conforming activists, the author makes visible the reality of...
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Meridians (2014) 12 (1): 1–30.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Ranjoo Seodu Herr Abstract Third World and transnational feminisms have emerged in opposition to white second-wave feminists' single-pronged analyses of gender oppression that elided Third World women's multiple and complex oppressions in their various social locations. Consequently, these...
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Meridians (2014) 12 (2): 28–49.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Vivian M. May Abstract Interpretive tools used to document and examine black women's insurgency can stifle as much as they reveal. Harriet Tubman is deservedly remembered for her sustained resistance to multiple forms of oppression. Yet, she is often portrayed in ways that misrecognize, distort, or...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 471–479.
Published: 01 October 2019
... transnational feminists, as Combahee was and is to us. They have critically significant ideas that can and do instruct us on how we might engage in ongoing feminist struggles to overcome the multiple oppressions that continue to obstruct our progress in building a better world. But even more important, we in...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (2): 295–320.
Published: 01 October 2020
... power over the foreign-born speaker with an accent. Through examining the participants’ accents, the authors expose the paradoxical simultaneous positions the participants occupy as oppressed-privileged beings. In the discussion and implications, the authors address raising consciousness around...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 112–126.
Published: 01 December 2020
... multiple dimensions of “return” in the context of physical displacement, loss, cultural erasure, and diaspora negotiations of belonging and exile. Identifying return as both a right and as a metaphor, it looks at gendered realities of Palestinian and Palestinian-American experience, critiques the dichotomy...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 522–547.
Published: 01 December 2020
.... Its transnational, comparative focus helps us to not only identify but to create multiple strategies that dismantle the carceral state and the racialized gendered violence that it mobilizes and sustains. Proceeding from the argument that both prison abolitionist praxis and race-radical feminist praxis...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 482–507.
Published: 01 October 2019
... Arabic and English from participants’ narratives to describe how giving nuance to multiple forms of expression is key to a feminist practice of translation. Third, the authors describe how this approach opens their project to involve a range of participatory-action activities driven by the voices and...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 394–413.
Published: 01 October 2019
... as national network of women of multiple oppressed identities who focused on the struggles of Central American and Caribbean women in the midst of intensifying U.S. military intervention. At the height of its organizing activity, Somos Hermanas had chapters in New York, Boston, Louisville, Santa Cruz...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 457–470.
Published: 01 October 2019
... forms of feminist activism that have “gone often ignored because they occurred between and sometimes in contestation to various social movements.” Blackwell names “feminist subjects who were multiply insurgent, those who struggled on numerous fronts to confront multiple oppressions” (Blackwell 2015...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (2): 269–278.
Published: 01 November 2018
... privileged by her role in her community but oppressed by her rural background; an Islamist woman could be privileged in certain spaces because of her ideology but oppressed because of her gender. Everything has become “relational” for the younger generation of African women because of the multiplicity of the...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 131–138.
Published: 01 December 2020
... linked to gender oppression, and to the legacies of colonialism and structured economic dependency. Indeed, history shows us that women, as primary caretakers of families, suffer enormously under circumstances of colonization, civil unrest, and coerced migration. Taking this history into account, we...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 410–434.
Published: 01 December 2020
... disciplined bodies may then legitimate familiar patterns of remembrance. In the U.S., the grief of racialized others is managed through the expectation that they relinquish those oppressive histories around which minority identity is often organized. Histories of hurt, oppression, and struggle are...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 253–260.
Published: 01 October 2019
... Alliance Against Women’s Oppression. The position paper chronicles the nationwide, multi-issue, and intersectional work undertaken by multiracial organizations during the Reagan era and the long timeline of U.S.-backed dictatorships in Latin America. It takes readers to the front lines of movements for...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (2): 279–295.
Published: 01 November 2018
... one another and strengthen the solidarity between sex worker feminists and other feminists. So what does it mean to be an African sex worker feminist? It means embodying a political identity that intersects with multiple social dimensions. It is about constantly (re)negotiating with both...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (2): 219–231.
Published: 01 November 2018
... African continent, were the original feminists. In her now classic anthology, The Black Woman Cross-Culturally , Steady argued that “true feminism” stemmed from “an actual experience of oppression, a lack of the socially prescribed means of ensuring one’s wellbeing, and a true lack of access to resources...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 310–339.
Published: 01 December 2020
... artist, nor does she oppose her community of origin as an oppressive structure. This uncompromising allegiance to community appears to challenge feminist demands for equal rights against the “unequal power arrangements in society, in particular, a societal system in which men and masculine qualities are...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 548–558.
Published: 01 December 2020
... across disciplines and beyond them. We recognize that the work collected here about Black feminist theory, about why we must #SayHerName, about nineteenth-century Black female activism, and about writing as a liberatory practice—unlike the multiple streams of research that currently exists about each...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 508–512.
Published: 01 December 2020
... one, into the multiplicity of expressions of Afro-Brazilian women’s activism that came into dialogue through this unparalleled process. The Marcha process explicitly called on the full range of both organized and heretofore unorganized sectors of Afro-Brazilian women and their allies (of...