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African American women speak out on Anita Hill-Clarence Thomas

Author: Geneva Smitherman
Publisher: Detroit : Wayne State University Press, ©1995.
Series: African American life series.
Edition/Format:   Book : State or province government publication : English
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An essential voice has been added to the ongoing national debate and public discourse on race, class, and gender. African American Women Speak Out on Anita Hill-Clarence Thomas is the first commentary on the Anita Hill-Clarence Thomas confrontation written exclusively by African American women. Margaret Walker Alexander, Angela Y. Davis, Darlene Clark Hine, Harriette McAdoo, Julianne Malveaux, and other scholars and  Read more...
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Named Person: Anita Hill; Clarence Thomas; Anita Hill; Anita Hill; Clarence Thomas
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Geneva Smitherman
ISBN: 0814325300 9780814325308
OCLC Number: 32018119
Description: 276 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: On the turning up of unidentified black female corpses / Toi Derricotte --
Statement of Anita F. Hill to the senate judiciary committee --
Statement of Clarence Thomas to the Senate Judiciary Committee --
Where I'm coming from / Barbara Brandon --
Observations of a journalist on the wretched spectacle / Susan Watson --
Righteous rage and a grassroots mobilization / Barbara Ransby --
Social and political thought on Anita Hill from the feminist and black communities : the scapegoat and the sacrificial lamb / Patricia Coleman-Burns --
Whose "boy" is this? / Margaret Walker Alexander --
Year of the woman or the woman of the year : was there really an "Anita Hill effect"? / Julianne Malveaux --
For pleasure, profit, power : the sexual exploitation of black women / Darlene Clark Hine --
Clarence Thomas as lynching victim : reflections on Anita Hill's role in the Thomas confirmation hearings / Angela Y. Davis --
Of metaphors and meanings : language, ways of knowing, memory holes, and a political recall / Linda Susan Beard
Series Title: African American life series.
Responsibility: edited by Geneva Smitherman.

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This work contains reflections as well as in-depth analyses by African American women scholars and writers on the Anita Hill-Clarence Thomas confrontation over sexual harassment. It also looks at the  Read more...

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