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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 (2022) 21 (2): 512–537.
Published: 01 October 2022
... maternal activism Black maternal necropolitics police brutality Black maternal mourning revolutionary mothering mothering dead bodies praxis The death of a child brings forth the metamorphosis of a mother into a new being or crushes her soul daily as she joins the living dead. What causes...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (1): 207–211.
Published: 01 September 2018
... 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 more than four...
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Meridians (2016) 15 (1): 290–299.
Published: 01 December 2016
... and private spaces while questioning how mourning is an act of (dis)respectability. The green light to mourn police brutality victims is often grounded in middle class respectability politics-a belief that the deceased was educated, from a satisfactory background, and visually appealing (respectable...
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Meridians (2018) 16 (2): v–viii.
Published: 01 March 2018
... the Valentine's Day 2018 mass shooting in Parkland, Florida, did not simply spring up out of fallow ground. Rather, it was rooted in and nourished by the largely youth-led #HandsUpDontShoot and #SayHerName movements' intersectional understanding of the political economy of police brutality and impunity...
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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...
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Meridians (2001) 1 (2): 65–72.
Published: 01 March 2001
... providing anymore safety for survivors of color. There are many organizations that address violence directedat communities in such forms as police brutality, racism, economic exploitation, and colonialism, and there are many organizations that address violence within communities, such as sexual and domestic...
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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 (2016) 15 (1): 166–188.
Published: 01 December 2016
.... This approach shows us that, like access to contraceptives and critical health services, police brutality and the rights to life, to give life, to not give life, and to parent are human rights issues that must intersect with our agendas for racial justice and gender equality. In the wake of unconscionable...
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Meridians (2022) 21 (2): 299–301.
Published: 01 October 2022
... in as we had known them in order to contain the virus’s spread. We were also in the throes of the national (and global) reckoning over anti-Black violence and police brutality that George Floyd’s murder by Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin inspired. Moreover, four years of an autocratic presidency...
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Meridians (2018) 16 (2): 230–237.
Published: 01 March 2018
.... I collaborated with a visual artist, Sabrina Nelson, as well as photographer Piper Carter, and painted the poem in acrylic onto my nude body. The photos were enlarged and became a part of a growing exhibition dedicated to women who were victims of police brutality. We are often sexualized...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (1): 184–204.
Published: 01 September 2018
... of their deceased sons, who have now become symbolic martyrs for the growing social justice movement against police brutality and other forms of institutionalized racism as led by #BlackLivesMatter. Works Cited Baldwin James , and Lorde Audre . 1984 . “ Revolutionary Hope: A Conversation...
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Meridians (2016) 15 (1): 189–204.
Published: 01 December 2016
... a secondary issue in the face of massive police brutality, poverty, and civil uprising, and I don't suggest that it should preempt conversations about other forms of systemic racism. But as we talk about the devaluing ofBlack lives and Black bodies that has taken place in Baltimore and across the country...
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Meridians (2016) 15 (1): 86–105.
Published: 01 December 2016
... role. It's important to recognize that while they are organizing on behalf of victims of police brutality and cruelty broadly, they have to constantly remind the larger public that women are among those victims too. So, although these women are putting their bodies on the line for the movement...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (1): 163–183.
Published: 01 September 2018
...://www.youtube.com/watch?v=URAZ3umt7v0&t=766s Black women resistance lynching Post Traumatic Slave Master Syndrome white supremacy police brutality Black Lives Matter Say Her Name Copyright © 2018 Smith College 2018 ...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 522–547.
Published: 01 December 2020
..., and of the development of corresponding Indigenous and race-radical feminist praxis. As I argue throughout my research and teaching, it is long past time that feminist anti-sexual violence activism, anti-prison abolitionism, and anti-police brutality movements integrate and address the particular experiences of girls...
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Meridians (2016) 15 (1): 137–165.
Published: 01 December 2016
... abolitionism, and anti-police brutality movements integrate and address the particular experiences of girls and women of color-not just as mothers, partners, and children of men of color targeted by systemic state violence and the criminal legal and punishment systems, but as both targets of state violence...
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Meridians (2023) 22 (1): 94–114.
Published: 01 April 2023
...” (Gutiérrez 1986 ). Despite discontent coming from a community that generally considered Melilla their home, Spanish police brutality against Muslim women was justified when the immigration law was nonetheless implemented. As a result of the immigration law of 1985 and all the violence that progressed...
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Meridians (2018) 16 (2): 276–285.
Published: 01 March 2018
...., lynchings, rapes, and police brutality). Intimate partner violence also occurs in the context of structural violence. This can take the form of institutional and structural racism, including poverty, mass incarceration, and unfair housing policies, which contribute to residential segregation that often...
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Meridians (2009) 9 (1): 1–29.
Published: 01 September 2009
... for prisoners' health needs; spiritual freedom; family integrity and basic human rights; challenging sexual violence in prisons; working for women, queer, and trans prisoners; releasing "war on terror" detainees; ending the criminalization and detention of immigrants; protesting police brutality and racial...