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Meridians (2009) 9 (1): 30.
Published: 01 September 2009
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 308–309.
Published: 01 December 2020
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Published: 01 April 2023
Figures 1 and 2. B-boys breaking in a local dance school contest, Athens 2012. Courtesy of Natalia Koutsougera. More
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Published: 01 April 2023
Figures 3 and 4. B-girls breaking in a local dance school contest, Athens 2012, copyright Natalia Koutsougera. More
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Meridians (2020) 19 (1): 32–64.
Published: 01 April 2020
... of literary criticism, as well as historical writings dealing with African American mother-daughter conflict, centers on the observation that Black mothers have often found themselves in conflict with daughters whom they seek to protect by schooling them in accommodationist behavior to better survive...
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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 (2016) 13 (2): 99–122.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Marlo Starr Abstract In Ruth Ozeki's 2013 novel A Tale for the Time Being , sixteen-year-old Nao faces severe bullying and sexual violence at her new school in Japan. Seeking escape, she experiments with different identities, turning first to the Internet and then later to Zen Buddhist practices...
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Meridians (2016) 15 (1): 218–242.
Published: 01 December 2016
... in academic writing. This article explores how teaching language/dialect difference in majority white school settings, using contrastive-analysis techniques such as code switching may have highly negative effects on African American Language (AAL) speakers. Code-switching maintains that AAL and other “non...
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Meridians (2016) 15 (1): 189–204.
Published: 01 December 2016
... to use along with this essay in high school and college classrooms. The lesson further explores definitions and examples of environmental racism, and asks students to research current cases of environmental injustice, use creative and analytical writing to reflect on what they’ve learned, and work...
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Meridians (2016) 15 (1): 7–39.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Stephanie Troutman; Ileana Jiménez Abstract This coauthored article examines the ways in which teaching Black feminism in both high school and undergraduate contexts can inspire Black feminist activism in young Black women and girls. Using the work of bell hooks as a foundation for designing...
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Meridians (2023) 22 (1): 94–114.
Published: 01 April 2023
... “for the normalization of exclusionary practices,” which the Nijmegen school calls a process of “B/Ordering as Ordering and Othering .” Second, it positions porteadoras ’ deaths and risks to their health within the political and the religious order; Muslim Moroccan women operate within strong religious and cultural...
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Published: 01 April 2019
Figure 43. Letter from Allyne Drake to Vivion Lenon Brewer (1900–1991), outspoken white critic of segregation and cofounder of the Women’s Emergency Committee to Open Our Schools, September 19, 1958. The Committee opposed Arkansas governor Orval Faubus’s 1957 decision to close Little Rock public More
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Meridians (2004) 4 (2): 137–167.
Published: 01 March 2004
... a Constitution that, in 1950, guaranteed free schooling for all children up to age 14, and mo percent literacy by 1960, India produces today the highest number of illiterates in the world (PROBEReport 1999; Weiner 1991).6 While literacy rates for women of all communities vary across the country, even...
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Meridians (2013) 11 (2): 206–210.
Published: 01 March 2013
... to mine. I nod to let him know I have heard him, but I do not turn around. It is the second week of school, and I want to play. When the line starts to move, the sea of faces spilling from the classrooms carries me away. Although it is mid-September, the sun burns white in a cloudless sky. Yet the heat...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (2): 325–330.
Published: 01 November 2018
... girls reproductive health menstruation There is fire on the mountain, and nobody seems to be on the run. Oh there is fire on the mountain top,   and no one is’ah running. —Asa, “Fire on the Mountain” ( 2008 ) A fire breaks out in a dorm at Moi Girls High School in Nairobi. A dorm...
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Meridians (2006) 7 (1): 191–213.
Published: 01 September 2006
... generation. My grandparents, both sets, came from Mexico during the Revolutionary War of 1910. But my father managed to get up to the fifth grade [before he] started working. My mother managed to get through the second grade, [but]because my grandparents were migrant workers, they took the kids out of school...
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Meridians (2004) 4 (2): 120–124.
Published: 01 March 2004
... on the notion that the United States should or will always continue to exist-to do so is to fundamentally sanction the continuing genocide of indigenous peoples on which this government is based. One organization that avoids this problem is the American Indian Boarding School Healing Project, which organizes...
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Meridians (2011) 11 (1): 108–113.
Published: 01 September 2011
... th, 2010 was a Tuesday, only your second day back at school after the holiday break. I picked you up in the afternoon and off we went to run errands. I was on the organizing committee for a literary festival that was to start on January 14th,and there were so many details to finalize. We headed...
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Meridians (2000) 1 (1): 204–212.
Published: 01 September 2000
... University Press. All rights reserved. 204 ley herself learned of African American history, particularly through the workofW.E.B. DuBois, in Sunday school. With the help ofalocal businessman, Motley was able to attend college, graduating from New York University in 1943. She went on to Columbia University...
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Meridians (2022) 21 (1): 75–100.
Published: 01 April 2022
.... I highlight the ways Black girls know, and I then situate these ways of knowing as sophisticated educational spaces that offer insight into another depth of knowing . The depths of knowing I am referring to are revealed when Daniele takes me to school—not to a building, but to the imaginary where...