Race and Gender Politics in America
It's been 30 years since Anita Hill testified at the Senate confirmation hearings for U.S. Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas, paving the path for women to speak up against sexual harassment and gender-based violence for the following decades. But how much has changed since that iconic moment? Dr. Hill joins Jennifer on the show to discuss the culture of denial built into our institutions, from elementary schools to office buildings. She compares her experience testifying in 1991 to Dr. Christine Blasey Ford's testimony at Justice Kavanaugh's hearings in 2018, and why she thinks we still lack systems and processes for survivors to come forward. Plus, a look inside her new book Believing.
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