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Meridians (2018) 16 (2): 333–342.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Cheryl L. Woods-Giscombé Abstract The Superwoman Schema conceptual framework was developed to support the comprehensive assessment and understanding of stress and biopsychosocial factors that influence African America women’s health and health disparities. The present essay presents the factors...
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Meridians (2018) 16 (2): 343–350.
Published: 01 March 2018
...: the narrative of the Strong Black Woman/Superwoman, the cultural stigma regarding mental health and depression in the Black community, and a narrow view of trauma that does not allow Black women to recognize microaggressions and gendered racism as traumatic events. 344 MERIDIANS 16:2 THE STRONG BLACK WOMAN...
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Meridians (2003) 3 (2): 171–203.
Published: 01 March 2003
... superwoman archetypes Wallace described would emerge, and they would ultimately result in the largest gathering on the mall in the nation's capital-the 1995 Million Man March. 182 NIKOL G. ALEXANDER-FLOYD Black Macho Today: Black Male Endangerment, Black Cultural Pathology, and the Million Man March Today...
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Meridians (2018) 16 (2): 253–259.
Published: 01 March 2018
... it become a self-defeating toxin. The emotionally healthy woman has learned how to rest when she's tired and say "no thank you" when her plate gets too full. She can resist the mythology and falsehood of what Michele Wallace described in 1979 as the "Superwoman" (Wallace 1979). She knows how to pull away...
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Meridians (2018) 16 (2): 219–229.
Published: 01 March 2018
... "Reflections on the Development of the Superwoman Schema Conceptual Framework: An Intersectional Approach Guided by African American Womanist Perspectives," in which the author reflects on JAMETA NICOLE BARLOW AND LECONTE J. DILL SPEAKING FOR OURSELVES 223 her development of the "Superwoman Schema" and ways...
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Meridians (2008) 8 (2): 177–182.
Published: 01 March 2008
..., underpaid, and looked past for promotions, Still standing in the kitchen, hot combing, jheri-curling, perm pressing Black heads before the start of the work-school-week. still standing to do it all in-spite of my apparent Ms. Fortune to have mistaken her for some kind of Mary, Superwoman, or Sojourner Truth...
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Meridians (2003) 3 (2): v–x.
Published: 01 March 2003
... experiences are policed and controlled by the State." Similarly, Alexander examines the legacy of Michele Wallace's BlackMachoandthe Myth ofthe Superwoman, published in 1978, arguing that Wallace's work "is a book of great vision" and "that the recuperation of Wallace's analysis of 1960s Black nationalism...
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Meridians (2022) 21 (1): 207–235.
Published: 01 April 2022
... Michele . 1999 . “ The Myth of the Superwoman .” Black Macho and the Myth of the Superwoman , 87 – 178 . New York : Verso . Whitefield-Madrano Autumn . 2016 . Face Value . New York : Simon & Schuster . 9 Linda Chavers (@BtotheApp), “[Chavers Twitter handle], If you allowed...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 463–483.
Published: 01 December 2020
..., thanks seemingly only to her unique personal merits, Tubman has indeed been rendered a “superwoman.” But, as Wallace explains, “The problem with the myth of the superwoman . . . was that it . . . [covered] up an inexorable process of black female disenfranchisement, exploitation, oppression, and despair...
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Meridians (2014) 12 (2): 1–8.
Published: 01 September 2014
... as a mere footnote when the events for which she is famous-abolitionism, women's suffrage, emancipation, and the Civil War-are commemorated. She was considered a "superwoman" of considerable strength, even though she remained physically disabled for most of her ninety-one years due to a severe injury during...
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Meridians (2014) 12 (2): 28–49.
Published: 01 September 2014
... rendered a "superwoman." But, as Wallace explains, "The problem with the myth of the superwoman was that it [covered] up an inexorable process of black female disenfranchisement, exploitation, oppression, and despair." She therefore asks us to consider how "the dominant culture perpetuates the myth...
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Meridians (2006) 6 (2): 195–208.
Published: 01 March 2006
.... The cosmetic strategy of creating a superwoman who is stronger than the men and the power structure with which she deals is a dangerously illusory and tokenistic palliative. Few can endure the required suspension of disbelief necessary for such drama to communicate meaningfully. Such catalytic and well-meaning...
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Meridians (2005) 5 (2): 104–123.
Published: 01 March 2005
... need some sleep He said I didn't need any rest or sleep. And my brothers didn't have to do anything I get more ofit from my brothers and my dad of, "I'm supposed to be a superwoman-type person." But then also my friends and guys I meet, so I don't know [chuckle]. Crystal's presumed strength allowed her...
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Meridians (2008) 8 (1): 236–260.
Published: 01 September 2008
.... EssenceScribble Board. 8 November <httpwww.essence.com/essence/takebackthemusic/ sb_whatsre- allygoingon.html>. Wallace, Michelle. 1999. BlackMachoandthe Myth of the Superwoman.2"'1 ed. New York: Verso. White, Cindy L., and Catherine A. Dobris. 2002. "The Nobility ofWomanhood: 'Womanhood' In the Rhetoric of 19th...
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Meridians (2022) 21 (1): 185–205.
Published: 01 April 2022
... pressures—as true reflections of beauty and human substance” (Fulton 2004 : 85). At first glance, Givens seems to buy into the myth of the Black superwoman who stoically endures her struggles, but, in fact, Givens may be advocating for greater self-care among Black women. 4 Givens jokes that women who...