Anita Hill

STAY TUNED: The Supremes (with Nina Totenberg)

See Show Notes<p>Nina Totenberg is NPR’s legendary Supreme Court reporter. She speaks with Preet about breaking the Anita Hill story, pot-smoking …

Brett Kavanaugh

Biden 2020? Watters Doesn't Think Americans Want 'More of the Swamp'

President Trump ripped Joe Biden in a CBS interview, saying running against the former vice president in 2020 would be a “dream” and claiming former President Barack Obama “took him out of the garbage heap” in 2008.<p>“Well, I dream, I dream about Biden. That's a dream,” Trump said when asked about a …

Joe Biden

Anita Hill on #MeToo: 'I didn't have a hashtag'

<b>(CNN) —</b> Anita Hill says there's a major difference between the #MeToo and #TimesUp movements and her own experiences with workplace harassment.<p>"I didn't have a hashtag," she told an audience Saturday at Brandeis University.<p>But social media isn't what it's all about, she said.<p>"Some people think it's …

Me Too movement

Anita Hill on #MeToo movement: 'I didn't have a hashtag'

Anita Hill is “optimistic” about women’s rights under the #MeToo movement but lamented that she wasn’t able to enjoy the same level of support during …

Sexual Harassment

Anita Hill says she 'didn't have a hashtag' when she experienced workplace harassment

Anita Hill says there’s a difference between her workplace harassment experience and today’s MeToo and Time’s Up movements.<p>“I didn’t have a hashtag,” …

Sexual Harassment

Anita Hill and Tony Goldwyn talk activism in Hollywood at Brandeis University

<b>Tony Goldwyn</b>, who played a morally compromised president on the recently ended ABC series “Scandal,” was at Brandeis University over the weekend to …

Sexual Harassment

Anita Hill to New Graduates: 'Courage Is Not Something That Is Measured in One Deed'

The law professor draws inspiration from Harriet Tubman and says she'll never stop trying to be as fearless as the Underground Railroad conductor.<p>Anita Hill knows a thing or two about bravery.<p>The Brandeis law professor, who is best known for testifying before a Senate panel against Supreme Court …

Money

'We will never be the same after the #metoo movement,' Hill told graduating lawyers

Hill, who accused a U.S. Supreme Court justice of sexual harassment in 1991, asked graduates of Rutgers University-Camden Law School to make a …

Me Too movement

Anita Hill Rutgers Commencement Speech: We Will Never Be The Same After #MeToo

Before there was #MeToo, there was Anita Hill.<p>Nearly three decades after her historic testimony against then Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas, Hill stepped up to a podium Thursday to say the world has irrevocably changed after the scandals that have engulfed powerful men from Washington to …

Women's News

Anita Hill set to give two commencement speeches

Anita Hill, the law professor who sounded the alarm about sexual harassment a generation ago while testifying against Clarence Thomas, is giving the …

Sexual Harassment

Anita Hill mentions #MeToo in university commencement speech

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — Anita Hill has referenced the #MeToo movement in her speech to Rutgers University-Camden law school graduates, saying "we can never as a society ignore it and pretend it doesn't exist."<p>The Brandeis University law professor urged the graduates to work for social justice in her …

Sexual Harassment

At Rutgers, Anita Hill says it still takes courage to speak up in the #MeToo era

Long before #MeToo, long before pound signs were even called hashtags, Anita Hill accused a powerful man of sexual harassment in plain view of the …

News (U.S.)

Anita Hill Urges Law School Graduates To Commit To Social Justice

Law School

How Anita Hill’s Confirmation Hearing Testimony Brought Workplace Sexual Harassment to Light

Supreme Court Justice nomination hearings are never dull. But few observers expected the issue of whether Clarence Thomas should serve on the highest …

Sexual Harassment

Anita Hill Commission Asks Hollywood For Millions To Fund Its Work Against Sexual Harassment

The Anita Hill-led Commission on Eliminating Sexual Harassment and Advancing Equality in the Workplace is asking Hollywood to pony up millions of …

Entertainment Industry

Kerry Washington

Nominated to the Supreme Court in 1991, Judge Clarence Thomas (Wendell Pierce) must testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee after Anita Hill (Kerry Washington), his former employee, claims that he sexually harassed her.<p><b>Screen Actors Guild Awards</b> (2017)<p>Nominated<p>Outstanding Performance by a …

Golden Globes

John Bailey Cleared: Read the Motion Picture Academy's Full Statement Here

AMPAS President was accused of sexual harassment two weeks ago<p>On Tuesday, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced that an internal …

Steven Spielberg

Daphne Bramham: Time may finally be right to end sexual harassment, says Anita Hill

Nearly 27 years ago, a young, African-American lawyer named Anita Hill sat alone at a table facing the all-male, all-white Senate judiciary committee …

Sexual Harassment

The Academy Clears President John Bailey of Sexual Harassment Complaint

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced today that it has concluded its review, based on its Standards of Conduct, into the …

Codes of Conduct

They Wanted Desegregation. They Settled for Money, and It’s About to Run Out.

• In-depth articles about current issues faced by universities<br>• Data and analysis on the latest higher education trends, statistics, and salaries<br>• Special …

Education

O.J. Simpson Prosecutor Marcia Clark Slams Fox's 'The Lost Confession' as 'Obvious Ratings Grab'

Former O.J. Simpson prosecutor Marcia Clark slammed Fox’s decision to broadcast a 2006 interview in which the disgraced football star gives a …

True Crime

2018 is the year of young people

In 1991 Anita Hill’s hostile treatment by a panel of 14 white, male senators during the Clarence Thomas confirmation hearings highlighted the extent …

Danica Roem

To Retake Washington, Democrats Need to Inspire New Voters

Trump’s epic unpopularity gives the party a fairly straightforward path to follow.<p>Given the utter train wreck that the Donald Trump presidency has …

Politics

Anita Hill Says Fights Against Racism and Gender Violence Are Inseparable

<i>Congresswoman Barbara Lee (left)and Anita Hill. Photo by Sarah Carpenter.</i><p>About 2,000 people filled the Oakland Marriott Ballroom last Saturday to …

Sexual Harassment

Lemony Snicket Replaced By Anita Hill As Wesleyan Commencement Speaker

Children’s book author Daniel Handler, better known as Lemony Snicket, will no longer be giving the commencement speech at Wesleyan College this may. …

Lemony Snicket

The 1993 Oscars Were All About Diversity, Too. Then Nothing Changed.

“The industry is an ecosystem that’s sick,” Bette Midler told the New York Times in 1993, shortly after the broadcast of the 65th annual Oscars. That year, the Academy dubbed its award ceremony “The Year of Woman,” attaching itself to the then-unprecedented rise of women in politics. The 1992 …

LGBTQI

'Lemony Snicket' Out As Wesleyan Speaker Amid Reports Of Inappropriate Comments

Anita Hill will take the author's place at the commencement ceremony.<p>Daniel Handler, author of the famed <i>Series Of Unfortunate Events</i> children’s books, is stepping down as Wesleyan University’s commencement speaker after reports surfaced that he made sexually inappropriate comments to women.<p>Female …

Entertainment

Anita Hill a Poor Choice to Lead Commission on Sexual Harassment

The many recent allegations of sexual harassment and assault in Hollywood have brought down powerful men—most notably Harvey Weinstein—and prompted …

Sexual Harassment

Multiple Women Accuse Author Lemony Snicket Of Sexual Harassment

Famous children’s author Daniel Handler, who writes under the pseudonym Lemony Snicket, has been publicly accused by several women of making lewd and …

Jewish Culture

She didn’t get to testify that Clarence Thomas harassed her. She wants him impeached

Decades before the #MeToo movement, and long before Time magazine honored “the Silence Breakers,” there was Anita Hill and Angela Wright.<p>In 1991 both …

U.S. Supreme Court