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Published: 01 April 2019
Figure 3. Women on the street discussing Frederico. Figure 3. Women on the street discussing Frederico. More
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Meridians (1 November 2018) 17 (2): 401–414.
Published: 01 November 2018
... thinking with, and against, this archival record, this essay centers one family’s recent history as a calculated exercise in both memory and method. Putting older black women on the agenda evokes their and others’ freedom and the intellectual contributions of black women who have, over the years...
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Meridians (1 March 2017) 15 (2): 412–434.
Published: 01 March 2017
... (1993). Attending to them is especially important because those who are unable to physically travel or migrate for work—those left behind—have often been women. In the interest of establishing additional avenues for recognizing women’s voices, the present essay examines international engagement that...
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Meridians (1 March 2001) 1 (2): 130–153.
Published: 01 March 2001
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Meridians (1 March 2003) 3 (2): 28–51.
Published: 01 March 2003
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Meridians (1 June 2016) 14 (1): 1–29.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Cláudia Pons Cardoso; Miriam Adelman Abstract This article was written on the basis of interviews with 22 Afro-Brazilian activist women. It uses research on their trajectories to show how, as political subjects, they have used inequalities based on class, race, gender, and sexuality as instruments...
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Meridians (1 September 2018) 16 (1): 114–141.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Miglena S. Todorova Abstract Recent scholarship on Black American women and feminists in the radical Left documents how these women's travel to the Soviet Union and other socialist countries in the twentieth century influenced their understanding of racism, imperialism, patriarchy, and capitalism...
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Published: 01 April 2019
Figure 8. Women and children at Birth Control Clinical Research Bureau, undated. Margaret Sanger Papers, SSC. Figure 8. Women and children at Birth Control Clinical Research Bureau, undated. Margaret Sanger Papers, SSC. More
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Published: 01 April 2019
Figure 21. Women in LaForge, Missouri, listening to a speech by a visiting public health official of the Farm Security Administration, a New Deal agency, which collaborated with the Birth Control Federation of America to deliver birth control services in migrant labor camps, 1938. Library of More
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Published: 01 April 2019
Figure 42. Flyer promoting Close That Bedroom Door! , a book that urged white women to oppose racial integration by resisting sexual advances of black men, circa 1957. Vivion Lenon Brewer Papers, SSC. (See Supplement 13 [2 pp.].) Figure 42. Flyer promoting Close That Bedroom Door!, a book that More
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Published: 01 April 2019
Figure 50. Women in Harlem demonstrate in support of civil rights activists in the South, 1966. Photo by Diana Davies. Diana Davies Papers, SSC. Figure 50. Women in Harlem demonstrate in support of civil rights activists in the South, 1966. Photo by Diana Davies. Diana Davies Papers, SSC. More
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Meridians (1 December 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 (1 March 2016) 13 (2): 164–188.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Basuli Deb Abstract Photography, not only by imperial men but also by imperial women, has played a significant role in portraying the Muslim woman as the apolitical exotic of orientalist fantasies. The legacy of colonial photography by European women travelers continues to haunt the media of the...
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Meridians (1 March 2018) 16 (2): 238–252.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Shiriki Kumanyika Abstract This special issue of Meridians offers a unique opportunity to reflect on the complexity of black women’s racialized and gendered health landscapes in light of relevant social and political contexts and conventions about: a) what constitutes research excellence, and b...
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Meridians (1 September 2016) 14 (2): 25–45.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Dorothy E. Mosby Abstract This paper is both a personal reflection and critical analysis of the circulation of the poem “Rotundamente negra” by Afro-Costa Rican poet and cultural activist Shirley Campbell among Afro-descendant women in Latin America. As I heard various recitations and...
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Meridians (1 November 2018) 17 (2): 233–245.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Abena P. A. Busia Abstract This essay is a reflection of the monumental Women Writing Africa project by one of the project’s three editors. Over the course of two decades, the project published four volumes documenting the history of literary expression by African women throughout the continent...
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Meridians (1 November 2018) 17 (2): 296–308.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Callan Swaim-Fox Copyright © 2018 Smith College 2018 After originally declaring 1975 “International Women’s Year,” concerns over the strategic global challenges facing women led the United Nations to expand the period, creating the “United Nations Decade for Women” from 1975 to 1985...
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Meridians (1 September 2015) 13 (1): 53–77.
Published: 01 September 2015
... British welfare state. What becomes apparent in both reports is how ethnically and racially differentiated categories of women were produced, targeted, and deployed in British metropolitan and colonial state discourses concerning the management of women and reform of racial rule at home and abroad...
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Meridians (1 March 2009) 9 (2): 66–99.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Lu Zhang Abstract The “Domestic Violence in China: Research, Intervention and Prevention” Project of China Law Society, the first women's NGO in China organized exclusively against the issue of domestic violence, was launched in Beijing in 2000. This article examines the construction of this non...
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Meridians (1 March 2003) 3 (2): 250–277.
Published: 01 March 2003