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Clarence Thomas

Clarence Thomas is an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. Succeeding Thurgood Marshall, Thomas is the second African American to serve on the Court.
Thomas grew up in Georgia and was educated at the College of the Holy Cross and at Yale Law School. In 1974, he was appointed an Assistant Attorney General in Missouri and subsequently practiced law there in the private sector. In 1979, he became a legislative assistant to Missouri Senator John Danforth and in 1981 was appointed Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights at the U.S. Department of Education. In 1982, President Ronald Reagan appointed Thomas Chairman of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and he served in that position until 1990, when President George H. W. Bush nominated him for a seat on the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.
On July 1, 1991, after one year and four months of service on the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals, Thomas was nominated by Bush to fill Marshall's seat on the United States Supreme Court. Thomas's confirmation hearings were bitter and intensely fought, centering on an accusation that he had made unwelcome sexual comments to attorney ... » Read more on Wikipedia.org

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Anita Hill's legacy
2014-04-07
As the documentary “Anita: Speaking Truth to Power” opens in Boston, it's a good time to think about the legacy of Anita Hill's explosive testimony about Clarence Thomas in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee in 1991. Some of us can still close our ...
(Boston Globe)
  1. Using past for progress
  2. Eagan: Anita Hill a hero for working women

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Is it Clarence Thomas's court?
2014-04-04
Justice Clarence Thomas's influence was on full display in the Supreme Court's landmark decision to strike down a key campaign finance restriction. And it's just one in a string of cases in which Thomas could be dragging the court toward his way of ...
(The Hill (blog))
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  2. Welcome to the Collective

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What They Didn't Tell You About Anita Hill and Clarence Thomas
2014-04-01
It's been more than 20 years since Anita Hill took the stand in Clarence Thomas' Senate Judiciary Committee's Supreme Court nomination confirmation hearings, electrifying the nation. While Hill's allegations of Thomas' sexual misconduct didn't stop ...
(Huffington Post)
  1. Anita: Revisiting the Anita Hill-Clarence Thomas Battle of 1991

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Liberal Juan Williams strikes back against libs attacking his conservative son
2014-03-30
... from Ebony Magazine – symptomatic of an ongoing liberal intimidation campaign targeting black conservatives like Carson, former Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice, Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas and syndicated columnist Thomas Sowell.
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    How Anita Hill, who accused US Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas of ...
    2014-03-30
    Now professor of law, social policy and women's studies in the US, Hill says despite her critics working to destroy her for accusing Thomas of sexual harassment and the ensuing senate hearings, she has survived and "created a vocabulary around sex ...
    (Legally India)
    1. Column: The Truth of Anita Hill Marches On
    2. Here she is

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    Supermodels' Anita Hill Problem
    2014-03-28
    She alleged that Clarence Thomas, her superior and mentor, had sexually harassed her in the workplace on numerous occasions. Hill said that Thomas frequently talked about pornography in the office, referencing a porno-film character, in addition to ...
    (Daily Beast)
    1. Talking to Anita Hill, as truthful as ever
    2. It's Been 22 Years Since Anita Hill's Testimony – So Why Has So Little Changed?
    3. Documentary brings Anita Hill's story to a new generation

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    'Anita' documentary revisits Anita Hill-Clarence Thomas drama
    2014-03-27
    LOS ANGELES — If the name Anita Hill means anything at all to you, you won't need any encouragement to see a compelling documentary featuring this usually private woman talking with exceptional candor and insight about the events that made her an ...
    (Florida Courier)
    1. What has (and hasn't) changed since the Anita Hill case
    2. Dahlia Lithwick: Talking to Anita Hill, as truthful as ever

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    Anita Hill talks feminism, sexual harassment and Clarence Thomas
    2014-03-27
    In 1991, when the young law professor testified that her former boss and then-Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas had sexually harassed her, the right wing threw ”virtually every derogatory and often contradictory allegation” in her direction.
    (MSNBC)
    1. Dahlia Lithwick: Talking to Anita Hill, as truthful as ever

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    Anita Hill Speaks Out On Clarence Thomas Scandal: 'Giving Up Was Not An ...
    2014-03-20
    Anita Hill made waves in the early '90s when she accused Clarence Thomas, her former boss and George Bush's Supreme Court appointee, of sexually harassing her. In anticipation of her recently released documentary "Anita," Hill spoke to HuffPost Live's ...
    (Huffington Post)
    1. Review: 'Anita' revisits the Anita Hill-Clarence Thomas drama
    2. Alone Then, Supported Today
    3. Film Review: Anita: Speaking Truth to Power

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