Posts Tagged: Clarence Thomas

This Week in Books: Tainted Witness: Why We Doubt What Women Say about Their Lives

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Welcome to This Week in Books, where we highlight books just released by small and independent presses. Books have always been a symbol for and means of spreading knowledge and wisdom, and they are an important part of our toolkit in fighting for social justice. If we’re going to move our national narrative away from […]

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“I Believed Anita Hill”

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“Professor Anita Hill lifted my feminism from my soul and inner circle of cohorts and into a public place.” For their Crush of the Week series, Racialicious highlights Anita Hill, recalling her dignity and quiet courage during Clarence Thomas’s confirmation hearings. Her bravery got her torn apart in some corners, but it also paved the […]

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On SlutWalks

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“This fall will mark the 20th anniversary of Anita Hill’s testimony before Congress about the sexual harassment she experienced while working for Clarence Thomas. Though Hill offered only her own narrative about the behavior she witnessed, her story helped other women build a vocabulary and learn to talk about unjust sexual-power dynamics. Thanks in part […]

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