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Meridians (2023) 22 (2): 323–347.
Published: 01 October 2023
...Sreerekha Sathi Abstract This essay is a testimonial of the author’s experiences, memories, and reflections about becoming a person/woman of color, discovering, and unearthing the meanings of racialization, white privilege, and white supremacy in the contemporary United States. The author gives...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (1): 163–183.
Published: 01 September 2018
..., specifically relating to the neo-lynching of Korryn Gaines and Sandra Bland. This work deviates from the tradition of analyzing the history and contemporary effects of racism and white supremacy, patriarchy, lynching, policing, and state-sponsored violence from the perspective of the effects upon the victim...
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Meridians (2022) 21 (1): 293–295.
Published: 01 April 2022
...Teri Ellen Cross Davis Abstract Often the narrative on dark skin in America has been dominated by Eurocentric standards of beauty. White supremacy dictated dark skin to be unattractive and lesser than light skin. This poem explores the rich beauty of darkness in the natural world, from fruit...
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Published: 01 April 2019
Figure 48. “A Black Woman Speaks . . . ,” the 1951 poem in which the Mississippi-born actress and Progressive Party activist Beulah Richardson (aka Beah Richards) dissected the tangle of sexual arrangements that reinforced white supremacy by pitting white and black women against each other More
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Meridians (2021) 20 (2): 261–270.
Published: 01 October 2021
... posed by a people considered barbaric and premodern. In this special issue we begin with the contention that the figure of the Muslim in the West consolidates white supremacy and protects white property interests. We note that Muslim life is subjected to extraordinary violence, a violence...
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Meridians (2016) 15 (1): 290–299.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Regina N. Bradley Copyright © 2016 Smith College 2016 REGINA N. BRADLEY Afterword:How I Use #BlackLivesMatteras an EntryPointand a DisruptionTool White Supremacy as a Pedagogical Tool I am a southern black woman from Albany, Georgia. My grandparents are also from Georgia and came of age...
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Meridians (2008) 8 (2): 95–115.
Published: 01 March 2008
... have argued, the new social movements of the 1960s and 1970smarked a profound shift in the mechanisms of racial management/ Racial formations in the earlier period operated through the ideology of white supremacy and racialized abjection. The enslavement of Africans, the genocide ofindigenous...
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Meridians (2018) 16 (1): 39–48.
Published: 01 September 2018
... ritual when I was little older than she. Growing up in the BayArea, I was introduced to the sting of anti-blackness and white supremacy by some of the same people who told me that they loved me. The darkest child in family photos taken at maternal family functions, it would be years before I learned...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (2): 250–270.
Published: 01 October 2020
... women who fought back, who covertly and openly resisted oppression in and outside of southern courts. Because the consequences of open resistance were frequently negative for most black women, victory lay in the act of challenging white supremacy and not the consequences of doing so. These women endured...
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Meridians (2023) 22 (2): 231–239.
Published: 01 October 2023
.... In the context of white racial terror from enslavement to Jim Crow, and contemporary white supremacy, caring for the Black dead “became an act of resistance, a step toward publicly claiming humanity . . . a form of remembering life” and refusing white power over and after Black death. As Fletcher carefully...
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Meridians (2021) 20 (2): 291–297.
Published: 01 October 2021
... in which white nations establish supremacy through the regulation of Muslim populations, and non-white nations position themselves within a global white supremacy that targets Muslims.” The narratives that circulate within, between, and among these countries justifying niqab bans are surprisingly...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (2): 427–452.
Published: 01 October 2020
... and antiracist movements also gained traction, the legality of Jim Crow illuminated white supremacy’s ubiquity; it also made it more difficult for the United States to intercede in racial unrest in other countries without addressing its own. 10 The modern civil rights movement, in compelling the state...
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Meridians (2004) 4 (2): 120–124.
Published: 01 March 2004
... interventions have unwittingly strengthened the white supremacy within the antiviolence movement. That is, inclusivity has come to mean taking on a domestic violence model that was developed largely with the interests of white, middle class women in mind, and simply adding to it a multicultural component...
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Meridians (2016) 15 (1): 109–136.
Published: 01 December 2016
..., today's activist scholars can create actions both inside and outside of the classroom to help dismantle White supremacy by envisioning a society that promotes democracy for all groups. Punishment of Black Women This section is not intended to provide an exhaustive list oflegal cases in which Black women...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 372–393.
Published: 01 October 2019
... white supremacy within and beyond the synagogue; meanwhile, she continues to advocate on behalf of Puerto Rican people, and all Latin Americans who suffer the burden of colonization and its wake. At every turn, we find Levins Morales healing, writing, telling a story of transformative possibility...
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Meridians (2021) 20 (2): 414–442.
Published: 01 October 2021
... the assumption that ‘Muslims’ are enemies of, and pose a threat to, the US nation.” Anti-Muslim racism accounts for the dialectic between individuals and institutions (Beydoun 2016 ) and the deep-rooted structures of white supremacy in US history that continue to shape and inform logics that legitimize...
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Meridians (2005) 6 (1): 23–55.
Published: 01 September 2005
... employed the "'same but different' argument" in that she was "[a]ppealing, on the one hand, to a common womanhood," and "on the other, those differences resulting from slavery and color prejudice" (1999, 15). Identifying white supremacy at the root of their behavior, Cooper shows how white women perpetuate...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (1): 14–31.
Published: 01 April 2020
... cigar A sick joke White men with guns taught her a lesson Mary Turner No one’s woman now The blood thirst of white supremacy is never satisfied Violence begets violence Within the week Three bodies in the Little River Rise to the surface    And then       Disappear again Unknown...
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Meridians (2022) 21 (2): 413–435.
Published: 01 October 2022
... Invention .” Rhetoric Review 4 , no. 2 : 128 – 37 . Raiford Leigh . 2020 . “ Burning All Illusion: Abstraction, Black Life and the Unmaking of White Supremacy .” Art Journal 79 , no. 4 : 76 – 91 . Robinson Cedric . 2020 . Black Marxism: The Making of the Black Radical...
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Meridians (2016) 14 (1): 76–79.
Published: 01 June 2016
... percent of the Brazilian population. We experience the most perverse racism and sexism by virtue of being black and women. We face daily white supremacy and patriarchy and sexism, which constitute a system of oppressions that prompt black women to fight for their own survival and the survival...