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Meridians (2022) 21 (1): 207–235.
Published: 01 April 2022
... appear as though Black women are requesting validation from oppressive structures. jennifer.williams@lmu.edu Copyright © 2022 Smith College 2022 #Blackgirlmagic social media Black feminism resilience melancholy On January 13, 2016, Elle magazine posted an op-ed by Linda...
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Meridians (2016) 13 (2): 1–27.
Published: 01 March 2016
.... DESPOT Indo-Caribbean Women from Trinidad and Guyana: Hardships, Conflict, and Resiliency Abstract This study contributes to the literature on Asian Indian women who have emigrated from Trinidad and Guyana (Indo-Caribbeans) and who are now residing in the US. Using a qualitative design comprised of four...
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Published: 01 October 2021
Figure 7. Occupy Me: Topping from the Bottom , Hushidar Mortezaie’s installation at SOMArts Cultural Center for the exhibition The Third Muslim: Queer and Trans* Muslim Narratives of Resistance and Resilience . Image courtesy of Chani Bockwinkel. More
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Published: 01 October 2021
Figure 8. Occupy Me: Topping from the Bottom , Hushidar Mortezaie’s installation at SOMArts Cultural Center for the exhibition The Third Muslim: Queer and Trans* Muslim Narratives of Resistance and Resilience . Image courtesy of Chani Bockwinkel. More
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Published: 01 October 2021
Figure 9. Occupy Me: Topping from the Bottom , Hushidar Mortezaie’s installation at SOMArts Cultural Center for the exhibition The Third Muslim: Queer and Trans* Muslim Narratives of Resistance and Resilience . Image courtesy of Chani Bockwinkel. More
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Meridians (2018) 16 (2): 363–372.
Published: 01 March 2018
... of oppression that reproduce practices of marginalization, silence, and erasure. To counter this, they embrace and reproduce narratives of resilience that remain pervasive in cultural and subcultural locales of their lives while also “speaking truth to power” where they work to confront their pain via radical...
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Meridians (2018) 16 (2): 343–350.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Shawn Arango Ricks Abstract This paper will discuss how the lens through which Black women view narratives of trauma and resiliency problematizes healing. Lessons learned via elders on how to view and situate themselves within the world can lead to living in a state of “normalized chaos...
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Meridians (2009) 9 (1): 1–29.
Published: 01 September 2009
... of gender complexity and multiplicity within women's prisons and the anti-prison movement. The article explores the activists' motivations for involvement, and barriers to participation, and explores spirituality as a source of resilience and guidance. It examines the participants' political analysis...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (1): 94–151.
Published: 01 April 2019
.... The birth control struggle becomes a window on the racial, gender, and economic structures black women negotiated in pursuit of sexual and reproductive self-determination at that time. Taking us back a century, and with emphasis on resilience and resistance, their story reminds us of the deep roots...
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Meridians (2022) 21 (1): 73–74.
Published: 01 April 2022
...Nia McAllister Abstract Drawing inspiration from the 1982 novel, Sassafrass, Cypress & Indigo by Ntozake Shange, the poem “Consort of the Spirits” celebrates the legacy of Black womanhood, ancestry, and resilience. The opening lines of Shange’s novel read: “Where there is a woman there is magic...
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Meridians (2004) 5 (1): 257–260.
Published: 01 September 2004
... of poems entitled WomanSongdelivers what the title promises-several poignant vignettes of female experience and, more specifically, female pain and resilience. The verses in Goulbourne's "song" span the gamut of the Jamaican woman's experience-motherhood, loss, the quest for peace, companionship...
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Meridians (2021) 20 (2): 443–465.
Published: 01 October 2021
...Figure 7. Occupy Me: Topping from the Bottom , Hushidar Mortezaie’s installation at SOMArts Cultural Center for the exhibition The Third Muslim: Queer and Trans* Muslim Narratives of Resistance and Resilience . Image courtesy of Chani Bockwinkel. ...
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Meridians (2006) 7 (1): 69–72.
Published: 01 September 2006
... the resilience of her immune system as resilience shines through unpolished facets turned to the wall, yearning to hold her peace, her space as she listens to the caretaker move quietly, I am the other woman in this room, folding hospital corners for sheets, turning the bed pan, adding a vase of white star...
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Meridians (2018) 16 (2): 286–294.
Published: 01 March 2018
... resources. Self-defined leadership included terms such as strength, resilience, spiritual, empowerment, problem solvers, gatekeepers, respectful, and genuine. "Pulling together" and "setting the agenda" operationalized their style of leadership. An "advocacy spirit" was necessary at the decision-making...
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Meridians (2018) 16 (2): 276–285.
Published: 01 March 2018
... exposes Black women survivors to high rates of community violence (Richie 2012; West 2016). At the same time, Black women survivors are remarkably resilient, active help-seekers who utilize internal sources of strength, such as their spirituality and self-reliance. They physically fight back to defend...
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Meridians (2011) 11 (1): 132–140.
Published: 01 September 2011
..., and to photograph a necessary historic counter-perspective. From my trip began a series entitled Ayiti:Reachin.H9 i.9heGr roundw, hich includes images such as "Sleeping Lion," "Holding Innocence," "Thank Youfor the Flag," "Mama Ginen," and others that highlight the dignity of Haitian people-my people-resilient...
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Meridians (2006) 7 (1): 38–68.
Published: 01 September 2006
... and reverence" (How and Why of Redemption Song 200 3; see also Dacres 2004). According to Prime Minister P. J. Patterson, both RedemptionSongand the park were to serve as a "monument to the resilience ofJamaicans who successfully resisted slavery, endured protracted suffering and proved, against all odds...
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Meridians (2016) 13 (2): v–vii.
Published: 01 March 2016
..., Japanese, Egyptian, Mexican, and the Black Diaspora. The essay "Indo-Caribbean Women from Trinidad and Guyana: Hardships, Conflict, and Resiliency" by Odessa Despot is an important addition to the literature on Asian Indian women who have immigrated from Trinidad and Guyana to the United States. Interviews...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (1): 184–204.
Published: 01 September 2018
... of incest and physical abuse? How can Meridian forge a path of resilience given the troubled and alienating relationships of her past? As Barbara Christian ( 1980 , 184) notes, Walker’s early trilogy is concerned with tracing and breaking “patterns of kin-killing,” patterns that I argue...
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Meridians (2011) 11 (1): 144–148.
Published: 01 September 2011
... ofinternational organizations hang out and enjoy themselves while they are supposed to serve and help us. Goudougoudou, when they dare to talk about our courage and strength or perseverance they change the meaning. They take all the good from it and leave us with resilience; we become a kind of people who accept...