Professor Jeanne Theoharis recently obtained a letter that confirmed civil rights icon Rosa Parks really didn't care for Justice Thomas.
Social media users think Justice Thomas should be impeached over his wife's failure to censure herself after continually sharing far-right extremist conspiracy theories on Facebook.
The U.S. Supreme Court confirmation hearings that played out in the U.S. Senate while generating a number of contentious debates reflected another hearing from years past. Like Judge Brett Kavanaugh, Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas contended with accusations of sexual harassment and misconduct, although he too was sworn in narrowly. In October 1991, an FBI […]
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Anita Hill told a room full of entertainment industry professionals that her 1991 testimony about Clarence Thomas and the flood of sexual harassment allegations surfacing now are part of “an arc that had been bending toward justice.” Hill and National Women’s Law Center President Fatima Goss Graves spoke to Hollywood […]
Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas believes the court has too often granted rights to people not found in the Constitution.
Roland Martin and Danielle Blevins get to the bottom of the rumors that Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas is considering retirement. Find out what they think about the rumors below. Like BlackAmericaWeb.com on Facebook. Follow us on Twitter. (Photo: AP)
The Supreme Court sided with a Black man on death row who said the prosecutor sought an all-White jury. Justice Clarence Thomas was the sole dissenter.
It’s a slice of American history that put a lot of people on blast. These were people we’d never heard of and they held a nation captive for nearly a year. The true story of what went down between attorneys Anita Hill and Clarence Thomas may never be told—not even in HBO’s Confirmation, an entertaining […]
New Orleans native and actor best known for his roles in Waiting To Exhale, Suits and Wendell Pierce plays Clarence Thomas in the HBO film Confirmation. Kerry Washington stars as Anita Hill, the infamous young woman who accused the lawyer of sexual harassment. He talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about the similarities […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Clarence Thomas broke 10 years of courtroom silence Monday and posed questions during a Supreme Court oral argument, provoking gasps from the audience. And it wasn’t just one question; it was a string of them in an exchange that lasted several minutes. It was only the second week the court has […]
HBO has announced a premiere date for its film, Confirmation starring Kerry Washington as Anita Hill, who famously alleged sexual harassment from her then-boss Clarence Thomas who was being confirmed for his current job on the Supreme Court. The original movie, co-starring Wendell Pierce as Thomas will debut at 8 p.m. on Saturday, April 16, […]
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Kerry Washington says she was acutely aware of the challenge of playing Anita Hill in a miniseries dramatizing Clarence Thomas’ Supreme Court confirmation hearings. “I was terrified. Portraying somebody who’s real is a different kind of responsibility, especially when they’re alive. That significance was not lost on me,” Washington told a […]