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Meridians (2016) 15 (1): 109–136.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Nishaun T. Battle Abstract “From Slavery to Jane Crow to Say Her Name” examines the ongoing social movement in the United States by Black women activists and intellectuals from as early as the nineteenth century to present day contemporary movements and campaigns such as Say Her Name, which began...
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Meridians (2016) 14 (1): 94–120.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Keisha-Khan Y. Perry Abstract In Brazil and throughout the African diaspora, rarely are black women, especially poor black women, considered leaders of social movements, much less political theorists. While Afro-Brazilian women are at the very heart of the struggle for urban housing and land rights...
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Meridians (2016) 14 (2): 25–45.
Published: 01 September 2016
... and interpretations of the poem at several meetings of Afro-descendant social movements across the Americas, I was also bearing witness to the process by which creative cultural expressions become politicized and popularized by their audiences, especially Afro-descendant women, to reflect a collective desire, goal...
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Meridians (2016) 15 (1): 137–165.
Published: 01 December 2016
... insights have those critiques generated in the activist scholarship on social movements dedicated to anti-racist, feminist anti-violence, Indigenous decolonial, and anti-prison abolitionist praxis? Proceeding from the argument that both prison abolitionist praxis and race-radical feminist praxis...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 457–470.
Published: 01 October 2019
...Deema Kaedbey; Nadine Naber Abstract This essay reflects upon the themes of collaborative research, intersectional feminist activism, and social movements against corruption and sectarianism in the context of Lebanon. The authors focus on the summer of 2015 when protesters filled the streets...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 340–362.
Published: 01 December 2020
... by using a human rights framework. Dubbing itself “the movement for reproductive justice,” this coalition connects reproductive rights to other social justice issues such as economic justice, education, immigrant rights, environmental justice, sexual rights, and globalization, and believes that this new...
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Published: 01 October 2020
as part of Alexander Street’s Women and Social Movements in the United States, 1600–2000. www.alexanderstreet.com . Figure 1. “International Council of Women of the Darker Races of the World, Statement from the Organization,” p. 1, by Margaret Murray Washington, 1923. Content published with permission More
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Published: 01 October 2020
as part of Alexander Street’s Women and Social Movements in the United States, 1600–2000. www.alexanderstreet.com . Figure 2. “International Council of Women of the Darker Races of the World, Statement from the Organization,” p. 2, by Margaret Murray Washington, 1923. Content published with permission More
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Published: 01 October 2020
as part of Alexander Street’s Women and Social Movements in the United States, 1600–2000. www.alexanderstreet.com . Figure 3. “International Council of Women of the Darker Races of the World, Statement from the Organization,” p. 3, by Margaret Murray Washington, 1923. Content published with permission More
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Published: 01 October 2020
as part of Alexander Street’s Women and Social Movements in the United States, 1600–2000. www.alexanderstreet.com . Figure 4. “International Council of Women of the Darker Races of the World, Statement from the Organization,” p. 4, by Margaret Murray Washington, 1923. Content published with permission More
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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 372–393.
Published: 01 October 2019
...Brooke Lober Abstract In this interview, the writer, activist, and well-known woman of color feminist and participant in grassroots left movements Aurora Levins Morales explores the action and language of participatory social change, considered through the lens of her social location and experience...
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Meridians (2010) 10 (2): 42–65.
Published: 01 March 2010
... a human rights framework. Dubbing itself “the movement for reproductive justice,” this coalition connects reproductive rights to other social justice issues such as economic justice, education, immigrant rights, environmental justice, sexual right, and globalization, and believes that this new framework...
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Meridians (2016) 14 (2): 46–55.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Ochy Curiel; Manuela Borzone; Alexander Ponomareff Abstract This article rethinks the challenges of radical politics within a global neoliberal context by rekindling conversations about the history of Afro-Latin American women's movements. The article explores the current economic crisis and its...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (2): 279–295.
Published: 01 November 2018
... in the struggle for gender and sexual liberation, thus strengthening solidarity across social justice movements. Copyright © 2018 Smith College 2018 sex work African feminisms activism solidarity In 2013 a group of twelve sex workers in Cape Town, both cis and transgender women, established AWAKE...
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Meridians (2010) 10 (1): 81–110.
Published: 01 September 2010
... to Larsen's interface with the core concerns of the modernist literary project as well as the New Negro Movement. Moreover, Larsen's representation of the work roles available to black women reflects the tangible effects of the period's radical social changes while it illuminates the ways in which labor...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (2): 338–358.
Published: 01 November 2018
...-dominated secessionist movements in order to garner their own social and political power. Using case studies from Anglophone Cameroon, Western Sahara, Cabinda Province (Angola), and Biafra (Nigeria), the essay historicizes and outlines a new analytical framework that explores women’s multifaceted...
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Meridians (2016) 14 (2): 118–129.
Published: 01 September 2016
... forms of diasporic feminism ought to conspire to invert the course of history, a history of marginality and oppression of Black/Afro-descendent women. To that end, we conceive of an Afrodiasporic Feminist Conspiracy as a strategy of social mobilization, a practice of solidarity, and a claim...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 219–254.
Published: 01 December 2020
... the discourse of rights was mobilized from very different contexts to very different ends by various constituencies of Indian men, women, and their allies, this essay modestly opens the conflicts surrounding gender politics and women’s rights in Native sovereignty movements. I hope to provide a forum...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (1): 209–236.
Published: 01 April 2020
... capitalism, patriarchy, white supremacy, and imperialism—the revolutionary and long-term part of our strategy. Organizing for “non-reformist reforms” can put social movements in a better position to dismantle the root causes of exploitation and oppression. 2 They are afraid of us because we...
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Meridians (2010) 10 (1): 111–136.
Published: 01 September 2010
... and the social significance of “Hello, War Brides” as a way to re-evaluate the Japanese war brides' transnational movement that has taken place in the years after its publication. Copyright © 2010 by Smith College 2010 ...