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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 155–165.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Kristal Brent Zook Abstract In 1990, in Indianola, Mississippi, there was a catfish-processing plant owned by 178 White male farmers. The workforce inside the plant was ninety percent Black and female. Led by an ordinary working mother turned union organizer named Sarah White, the women at Delta...
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Meridians (2016) 13 (2): 164–188.
Published: 01 March 2016
... images of women from the global south. It also examines the figure of the pan-Arab feminist Huda Shaarawi, who in 1919 organized the largest women's anti-British demonstration, and became in 1935 the vice president of the International Alliance of Women for Suffrage and Equal Citizenship, and in 1945...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (1): 209–236.
Published: 01 April 2020
... decision-making bodies to sustain long-term organizing and create alternative institutions. Historically, workers have relied on unions and workers councils to carry out those goals. Unions have created collective bargaining agreements between bosses and workers, winning benefits and protections...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 261–277.
Published: 01 October 2019
...Elisabeth Armstrong Abstract In 1949, at a conference instigated by the Women’s International Democratic Federation (WIDF) held in Beijing, China, the Asian Women’s Conference solidified an anticolonial, antifascist, and antiracist theory for organizing women transnationally. This transnational...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (2): 348–359.
Published: 01 October 2020
... Union became an efficient and potentially powerful target of ERA organizers. Thus, Doris Stevens, the chair of the NWP-CIA, attended the Havana conference with the goal of putting international pressure on the United States by utilizing international law and diplomacy as her primary weapon (McKenzie...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 508–512.
Published: 01 December 2020
...-Brazilian women’s groups and networks as well as from mixed-gender Black organizations, trade unions, and other networks—who, in accordance with Marcha by-laws, had to be represented by women members. Some localities where contemporary Black feminist organizing dates back to the 1970s, such as Rio de...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 304–331.
Published: 01 October 2019
... represented the first of a series of five protests conducted in 1976 and 1977. 5 In order to obtain U.S. executive branch documents studying the proposed test, Mink organized a group of thirty-three representatives and senators to sue the White House and its federal offices for access to information...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (2): 338–358.
Published: 01 November 2018
... their case based on human rights norms, pro-Biafra activists have called on the international community for help. Most recently, in 2017, acting through the Organization of Emerging African States (OEAS), they sought help from the European Union, calling on the High Representative of the Union for Foreign...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 51–68.
Published: 01 December 2020
... insistence that we were not just women, or heterosexual, or trades union members, we still organized our politics along those separate, yet seemingly equal, axes. Not because we wanted to have that separation, but because we could see no other way to “do politics.” We were wrong—we did not understand...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (1): 202–208.
Published: 01 April 2020
... premier women’s advocacy organizations of the time—the Lebanese Women Union, founded in 1920 to bring together Arab nationalists and leftists, and the Christian Women’s Solidarity Association, founded in 1947 and composed of elite women representatives from twenty Christian organizations throughout...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 253–260.
Published: 01 October 2019
... . Possessing Polynesians: The Science of Settler Colonial Whiteness in Hawai‘i and Oceania . Durham, NC : Duke University Press . Blackwell Maylei . 2014 . “ Translenguas : Mapping the Possibilities and Challenges of Transnational Women’s Organizing across Geographies of Difference...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 372–393.
Published: 01 October 2019
... of feminist movements; and to revisit her historical and contemporary contributions to internationalism, women of color feminism, and Jewish organizing in the Palestine solidarity movement. Levins Morales offers insightful reconsideration of her life, work, and philosophy, with descriptions of the context...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 87–111.
Published: 01 December 2020
..., amplified by activists on the outside and international human rights organizations documenting prison conditions, highlight rampant violations of human rights behind walls. The gendered nature of racism, which fuels the growth of the prison industrial complex, results in experiences of violence, including...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (1): 14–31.
Published: 01 April 2020
... ferns, rain showers,  and heat Valle d’Aosta Toothy rodents, deer flies, may flies, dragonflies, oily roaches, lacy-winged mosquitos,    swarming fire ants, biting in mysterious union like one organism Yellow fields, ruts in the road, palmetto thickets, loblolly pines, Spanish moss, turgid...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 457–470.
Published: 01 October 2019
... some of the conversations we had with feminists about the 2015 protests, many of whom evoked the earlier protests of 2011–12 as inspiration. It is not meant to be a research paper or to present our own exploration of the feminist discourse around the period of the organizing. What we do is provide...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (2): 278–294.
Published: 01 October 2020
... organization and her father’s experiences growing up in Harlem to better understand what it means to strategically navigate sites of inclusion and exclusion. This reflection is written in the spirit of testimonio in an effort to honor and extend Latina feminist epistemologies and contribute to scholarship...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (1): 51–81.
Published: 01 September 2018
... evolution of nascent Black Power organizations. She obtained her graduate degree from San Francisco State just before Jimmy Garrett and Marianne Waddy founded the Black Student Union there; she arrived at Merritt College just as students Huey Newton and Bobby Seale founded the Black Panther Party for Self...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 484–507.
Published: 01 December 2020
... ). The Web also offered active testimonies of women from Tahrir through YouTube clips, such as the one provided by twenty-seven-year-old media editor-in-chief Hanna Kemal to Code Pink—a women-led grassroots organization working to end US wars and militarism. Kemal described anti-Mubarak activists like...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (2): 361–375.
Published: 01 November 2018
... of the opposition party União Nacional para Independencia Total de Angola (National Union for Total Independence of Angola; UNITA). As I wait for the president of the League of Angolan Women, the women’s branch of UNITA, the receptionist introduces herself. “From the phone I thought you were American and white...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (1): 65–84.
Published: 01 April 2020
... on nations and its imperial possessions through debt, and, with special force by Donald Trump after the hurricanes in Puerto Rico, debt-shaming. However, in spite of its power, it also matters that PROMESA is not winning. Years of powerful mobilizations—by teachers, unions, feminists, queer folk...