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Meridians (2021) 20 (2): 271–290.
Published: 01 October 2021
...Minoo Moallem Abstract This article focuses on anti-Muslim racism as a discourse that collapses race and religion and cannot be reduced to phobia. It is instead about a racial project of accumulation based on European superiority and how cultural racism upholds the European civilizational project...
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Meridians (2022) 21 (1): 123–154.
Published: 01 April 2022
...Laura Lomas Abstract The exiled Cuban poet, editor, and feminist Lourdes Casal breaks with social scientific convention and identifies in the first person with “Hispanic Blackness,” feminism, and Cuba in her essays about race and revolution. Her bridging of identity categories informs Casal’s self...
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Meridians (2016) 14 (2): 88–117.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Karen Y. Morrison Abstract This essay describes the common concerns about the social reproduction of race found in the works of pioneering Afro-Latin American writers Maria de Fermina Reis, Irma Pedroso, Carolina Maria de Jesus and Daisy Rubiera Castillo. Each was the first African-descended woman...
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Meridians (2016) 14 (2): 56–70.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Ana Irma Rivera Lassén; Manuela Borzone; Alexander Ponomareff Abstract Since the beginnings of 1970s activism in Puerto Rico, like in other countries, there have been tensions between dialogues about race and feminism. Tensions between feminisms and Afrodescendant women's movements persist. As part...
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Meridians (2015) 13 (1): 53–77.
Published: 01 September 2015
... be located within the history of British colonialism and its intersections with white, Western, imperial patriarchy. This article does so by explicating the intersections of gender, race, and class in the post-1945 double-inscription of metropole and colony in British liberalizing social reform and national...
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Meridians (2016) 15 (1): 137–165.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Lena Palacios Abstract This essay, with accompanying lesson plan, explores how race-radical women of color feminist activists—in particular, Black and indigenous feminists—identify, conceptualize, theorize, and resist the carceral state violence of white settler societies in both Canada...
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Meridians (2018) 16 (1): 114–141.
Published: 01 September 2018
... prevented analysis of the important influences of race, colonialism, and feminist epistemologies of color on women's subjectivities and feminist networks in the socialist and postsocialist "Second world." This article explores these effects in relation to historical globalized intersecting racial formations...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 87–111.
Published: 01 December 2020
...: International Experiences of Women’s Imprisonment . Boston : Northeastern University Press . Crenshaw Kimberlé . 1995 . “ Mapping the Margins: Intersectionality, Identity Politics, and Violence Against Women of Color .” In Critical Race Theory: The Key Writings that Formed the Movement , edited...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 522–547.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Lena Palacios Abstract This essay, with accompanying lesson plan, explores how race-radical Black and Indigenous feminists theorize and resist the carceral state violence of White settler nations of Canada and the United States. It focuses on the theoretical interventions driven by Indigenous...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 22–50.
Published: 01 December 2020
... and normalization in particular ways (Young 1995 ). Moreover, bodily beautification requires material resources and aesthetic practices that are class bound. The beauty shop, then, can be analyzed as a site where hegemonic gender, class, sexuality, and race tropes simultaneously are produced and problematized...
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Meridians (2007) 7 (2): 117–141.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Laura Gillman Abstract This essay examines racial scripts as indicators of differentiated gender–race formations, expressed through a double-voiced discourse. White feminists deploy scripts to disaffiliate from a universalized gender but at the same time deny racial difference in order to maintain...
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Meridians (2007) 7 (2): 22–40.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Renya Ramirez Abstract Too often there is the assumption in Native communities that we as indigenous women should defend a tribal nationalism that ignores sexism as part of our very survival as women as well as our liberation from colonization. In contrast, in this essay, I assert that race, tribal...
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Meridians (2009) 9 (1): 163–173.
Published: 01 September 2009
... of the inner city. In short, he would have had to bring "race" into the national discussion. Since much ofObama's campaign had been directed at reassuring middle-class, white Americans that although he may lookblack, he's really one of them, Obama could not afford to bring these issues directly into the debate...
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Meridians (2010) 10 (2): 124–140.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Judith Ezekiel JUDITH EZEKIEL I GrewUpWhite: CrossinBg orderasndChanginRg ace1 I grew up white. Not just white. I grew up marshmallow-in-the-hot-chocolate white, a glaring, visible white. Neon white. And then I changed. This narrative is about "race,"2 about "my" race, and how I have navigated...
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Meridians (2000) 1 (1): 1–28.
Published: 01 September 2000
... COUNTERPOINTS ArnaAtaAidoo, EdnaAcosta-Belen, AmritaBasu,MaryseConde,Nell Painter, andNawalEl Saadawispeakon feminism, race,and transnationalism In thesummerof 1999, membersof theMERIDIANeSditorialgroupinterviewed jivefeministactivists,academicasndwriterswhoserveon ourfoundingadvisory...
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Meridians (2000) 1 (1): 128–156.
Published: 01 September 2000
... of gender and sexual homogenization and normalization in particular ways (Young 1995). Moreover, bodily beautification requires material resources and aesthetic practices that are class bound. The beauty shop, then, can be analyzed as a site where hegemonic gender, class, sexuality, and race tropes...
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Meridians (2001) 1 (2): 130–153.
Published: 01 March 2001
...France Winddance Twine Copyright © 2001 by Wesleyan University Press 2001 ESSAY TransgressiveWomenand TransracialMothers White Women and Critical Race Theory FRANCE WINDDANCE TWINE Yougobeyondbeinga whitepersonand youbecomtehe_figuroef hatredas well.That'showIfeel.Youbecomtehe [black...
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Meridians (2001) 2 (1): 1–25.
Published: 01 September 2001
...Angela Y. Davis; Cassandra Shaylor Copyright © 2001 by Wesleyan University Press 2001 FSSAY Race,Gender,and the PrisonIndustrialComplex California Beyond ANGELA Y. DAVIS AND CASSANDRA SHAYLOR Women's Rights as Human Rights A central achievement of the 1995 United Nations Fourth World...
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Published: 01 April 2019
Figure 34. “Planned Parenthood as a Public Health Measure for the Negro Race,” speech by Dorothy Boulding Ferebee, M.D., delivered to Planned Parenthood Federation of America annual meeting, January 29, 1942. Florence Rose Papers, SSC. (See Supplement 12 [5 pp.].) More
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Meridians (2020) 19 (2): 271–277.
Published: 01 October 2020
...Sheilena M. Downey Copyright © 2020 Smith College 2020 The International Council of Women of the Darker Races of the World (ICWDR) was founded in 1922 by prominent members of the National Association of Colored Women (NACW). This exclusive council, initially comprising eighteen well...
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