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Meridians (2018) 17 (1): 163–183.
Published: 01 September 2018
..., specifically relating to the neo-lynching of Korryn Gaines and Sandra Bland. This work deviates from the tradition of analyzing the history and contemporary effects of racism and white supremacy, patriarchy, lynching, policing, and state-sponsored violence from the perspective of the effects upon the victim...
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Meridians (2009) 9 (1): 1–29.
Published: 01 September 2009
... and racialized surveillance and punishment. This perspective works toward dismantling penal structures while simultaneously seeking the abolition of racialized gender policing and an end to violence against gender non-conforming prisoners. Copyright © 2009 by Smith College 2009 JULIA SUDBURY...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (1): 65–84.
Published: 01 April 2020
... relief, femicide, and policing, this article attends to deep histories of slavery, revolt, and marronage as resources for a feminist rejection of the liberal notions of freedom that make indebtedness possible. Copyright © 2020 Smith College 2020 The birth of liberalism as a political and economic...
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Meridians (2022) 21 (1): 236–264.
Published: 01 April 2022
...) and 2) concerning the U.S. prison industrial complex (its “school to prison pipeline,” discriminatory sentencing practices, as well as police and prison workers’ violence against women). The author applies intersectional theory developed by Black feminists to UN Working Group reports, ICERD’s shadow...
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Meridians (2022) 21 (2): 512–537.
Published: 01 October 2022
...Tiffany Caesar; Desireé Melonas; Tara Jones Abstract Through the recounting of the narratives of two revolutionary Black mothers, Melissa Mckinnies and Yolanda McNair, this essay explores the ways in which Black mothers who have lost children to police violence have responded to Black maternal...
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Meridians (2016) 15 (1): 109–136.
Published: 01 December 2016
..., demonstrating how Black enslaved women were punished in a way that illustrated a lack of validation of their womanhood, while concluding with an examination of violence against Black women, with scant attention and understanding of their experiences with police brutality An examination of a collection of ideas...
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Meridians (2016) 15 (1): 300–305.
Published: 01 December 2016
... Pasadena on August 29 th 2015. In a move designed to attack the Black Lives Matter Movement and to disrupt their work in Pasadena, Jasmine was arrested and charged with "felony lynching” a California law against taking a person out of police custody which carries a sentence of up to 4 years in prison...
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Published: 01 April 2023
Figure 1. Poster with the text “We will never forget Obiora,” referring to Eugene Ejike Obiora who was killed by Trondheim police in 2006. Seen in the city center of Trondheim. Photo by Oda-Kange Diallo. More
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Meridians (2018) 17 (1): 207–211.
Published: 01 September 2018
... sundown to sundown. Her master’s thesis completed in 2014 looked closely into the processes of police militarization and its presence in the favelas of Rio de Janeiro—a state policy of public safety implemented in the past few years through the creation of the so-called Pacifying Police Units (Unidades...
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Meridians (2005) 5 (2): 89–103.
Published: 01 March 2005
... of the big city police force underpins both of Carpi's novels. Both the farm workers' strike and the antiwar Moratorium are interrupted by excessive police violence and brutality and, 90 DONNA M. BICKFORD in some cases, murder. 2 But we also see evidence of racist practices in more subtle ways...
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Meridians (2006) 7 (1): 183–190.
Published: 01 September 2006
...," while uniformed police milled around. Since AIDWA had been active in the locality since the tsunami struck, women staging the protest gathered around them to explain their grievances. They told us, "When we went to Nagalingam (the local AIADMK secretary), we asked him why he did not give us our relief...
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Meridians (2021) 20 (2): 414–442.
Published: 01 October 2021
... away, but he captured Nabra Hassanen, hit her with the baseball bat, and then put her body in his car. After abducting her, he sexually assaulted her, murdered her, and left her body in a pond in Loudoun County where the police recovered it (Digangi 2017 ). Torres was officially charged with abduction...
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Meridians (2021) 20 (2): 491–503.
Published: 01 October 2021
... administrators after a Zionist organization contacted them in an effort to police my writing and my voice. Despite how deeply we may yearn to disable the repeat button on this same old song and dance, and despite changes in the forms of warfare that drive anti-Muslim racism—from new forms of surveillance...
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Meridians (2015) 13 (1): 157–185.
Published: 01 September 2015
..., to situate the official memory physically in the police station where I accessed the materials (thus forming the basis for one kind of feminist counter-memory). Here I present this journal entry as a deeply ironic fieldwork moment, one that I later illustrate as co-constituting the memory of several members...
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Meridians (2016) 15 (1): 290–299.
Published: 01 December 2016
... the Tragi-Erotic The most substantial exercise in the #BlackLivesMatter unit is the creation of a map of high profile murders of black folks by police officers. My use of folks here is strategic: it is a challenge against the hegemonic understanding of violence as solely damaging to black men and boys. I...
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Meridians (2018) 16 (2): 230–237.
Published: 01 March 2018
... was murdered by a white police officer and left to die in the middle of his neighborhood street. I was one of the few women voices on the bill, and Talib Kweli asked me to speak right before him, followed by Common. Sandra Bland. I needed someone to say her name. I needed everyone to remember that black women...
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Meridians (2016) 14 (1): 94–120.
Published: 01 June 2016
... of revolt and pain were stronger than the 20 policemen armed even with rifles" (ATardeMay 3, 2003). The day before, in Palestina, a predominantly poor black neighborhood located on the periphery of Brazil's northeastern city of Salvador in the state of Bahia, six police cars carrying more than 20 fully...
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Meridians (2011) 11 (1): 149–157.
Published: 01 September 2011
... restrained, so you can't know about it easily.-Carine In a big camp like this, there should be some surveillance from time to time, but there isn't! A young man came inside the camp to rape my 152 MERIDIANS 11:1 daughter. When we went to the police station right here, they didn't even come, and they never...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 1–12.
Published: 01 December 2020
... as metaphorically appropriate that 2020 has brought anti-Blackness, systemic racism, nativism, misogyny, sexism, health disparities, class violence, and quotidian police brutality into sharp focus for typically myopic mainstream media and its consumers in the United States. Yet, who could have anticipated...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 522–547.
Published: 01 December 2020
...://batjc.wordpress.com/ CARA Communities Against Rape and Abuse http://cara-seattle.blogspot.ca/ Chain Reaction: Alternatives to Calling the Police http://alternativestopolicing.com/ Community United Against Violence http://www.cuav.org/ CONNECT: Safe Families, Peaceful Communities http...