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Meridians (1 September 2018) 17 (1): 184–204.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Sequoia Maner Abstract This essay traces the ethical impulse of Beyoncé’s 2016 visual album, Lemonade. I frame the writings of Alice Walker and Zora Neale Hurston as antecedent creations that depict black women’s journeys into interior psychic spaces as method for healing. Reading the trope of...
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Meridians (1 April 2019) 18 (1): 227–243.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Cheryl R. Hopson Abstract: The focus of this essay is a memoir of first-time biological motherhood, Baby Love , by Third Wave feminist writer and cultural critic Rebecca Walker ( 2007 ). This essay enlists a black and Third Wave feminist intersectional theoretic to argue that Walker, a famous...
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Meridians (1 September 2001) 2 (1): 187–217.
Published: 01 September 2001
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Meridians (1 March 2018) 16 (2): 351–362.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Courtney Bryant Abstract In her book Too Heavy a Yoke: Black Women and the Burden of Strength , Chanequa Walker-Barnes (2014) offers a theological analysis of the myth of the “StrongBlackWoman,” a trope that suggests that black women do not have the same human needs or experience pain like others...
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Meridians (1 March 2014) 12 (1): 36–57.
Published: 01 March 2014
... hurtful ones. In all of these elements, black women and our ways of knowing are privileged in Clifton's writing. There is a strong measure in which the poet's oeuvre and sensibility may be described as “womanist” in the broadest sense of the term developed by Alice Walker (1983). Using a framework...
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Meridians (1 September 2009) 9 (1): 183–188.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Alice Walker Copyright © 2008 by Alice Walker 2008 ...
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Meridians (1 November 2018) 17 (2): 296–308.
Published: 01 November 2018
...) were instrumental in this work and after the first International Conference of Women in 1975, global NGOs sought to stay connected in their individual efforts (Walker 2004 , 91–92). Thus, a group of women founded the International Women’s Tribune Center (IWTC) to provide resources, toolkits, and...
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Meridians (1 April 2019) 18 (1): 1–7.
Published: 01 April 2019
... Reading of Rebecca Walker’s Baby Love: Choosing Motherhood after a Lifetime of Ambivalence ,” also takes up the mother-daughter relationship as a window into larger concerns regarding the inheritance of a family legacy. Baby Love , Hopson notes, is Rebecca Walker’s second memoir; the first having...
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Meridians (1 September 2018) 17 (1): 1–6.
Published: 01 September 2018
... Slave Master Syndrome and the Familiar ‘Policing’ of Black Women’s Resistance in Twenty-First-Century America” and the “Media Matters” piece by Sequoia Maner, “‘Where Do You Go When You Go Quiet?’ The Ethics of Interiority in the Fiction of Zora Neale Hurston, Alice Walker, and Beyoncé,” together...
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Meridians (1 November 2018) 17 (2): 415–431.
Published: 01 November 2018
... radical action every day to remain outside the quagmire of patriarchal conformity becomes a necessary tactic of human autonomy and feminist resistance (Walker 2006 ). As feminists, we know this narrative well, and many of us resent the historical fact that we were taught how to become...
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Meridians (1 September 2018) 17 (1): 82–96.
Published: 01 September 2018
... far back as Madame CJ Walker’s commercial innovations for black hair care. Although straightness was not emphasized in her ads, Walker, like other product advertisers, black and white, emphasized the feel of product-treated hair—it was not rough, wiry, or wooly but silky and soft (Rooks 1996 , 32...
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Meridians (1 September 2018) 17 (1): 51–81.
Published: 01 September 2018
... own poetry as well as that of Gwendolyn Brooks, Margaret Walker, Robert Hayden, Amiri Baraka, Langston Hughes, and Jean Toomer. This well-established but diverse set of writers had risen to prominence in previous decades, some as early as the 1920s. As Bontemps had predicted, Webster Fabio belonged...
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Meridians (1 April 2019) 18 (1): 183–205.
Published: 01 April 2019