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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 (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 (2018) 17 (1): 205-206.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Zoe Spencer Copyright © 2018 Smith College 2018 Black women resistance lynching police brutality Black Lives Matter Say Her Name If I were a man They’d be hashtagging my name and calling me a martyr Celebrating my resistance as the ultimate stand Against State power I’d be...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (1): 207-211.
Published: 01 September 2018
... than police in other nations kill in one year. 5 It was this outrageous crisis of police brutality that sparked the Black Lives Matter Movement. But did you know that Brazil may lead the entire world in cases of police brutality? With a smaller population than the one in the United States, of the...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (1): 184-204.
Published: 01 September 2018
... a new and cruel world. Beyoncé ambles through Fort Macomb, an eerie site of past Confederate occupation, and Serena Williams joyously dances in the same place where recalcitrant slaves were once tortured and whipped. Although the film addresses issues like chattel slavery, police brutality, and...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (2): 246-268.
Published: 01 November 2018
... troops to beleaguered communities. Yet the military have not been trained to deal with traditional policing duties and their responses have been typically heavy-handed, if not brutal (Ibrahim 2013 ). Not only has the military presence and occupation within the country now become the new “normal,” but...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (1): 1-6.
Published: 01 September 2018
... Slave Master Syndrome and the Familiar ‘Policing’ of Black Women’s Resistance in Twenty-First-Century America” and the “Media Matters” piece by Sequoia Maner, “‘Where Do You Go When You Go Quiet?’ The Ethics of Interiority in the Fiction of Zora Neale Hurston, Alice Walker, and Beyoncé,” together...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (2): 338-358.
Published: 01 November 2018
... a police officer brutally beat her face during a 2007 protest, crushing her eye socket and leaving her blind in one eye. She refused to back down, insisting that such great strength was normal for Sahrawi women. “The Sahrawi woman is very great; she’s very powerful,” she says. Khaya articulates a...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (1): 94-151.
Published: 01 April 2019
Includes: Supplementary data