Tag Archives: Clarence Thomas

Today in History Quiz

TweetI’d like to do a nerdy thing today and offer a little history trivia. Thanks for indulging me. So… no cheating! Question: Why, on October 8, 1991, did seven congresswomen — Barbara Boxer (Calif.),Pat Schroeder (Colo.), Barbara Kennelly (Conn.), Louise Slaughter (N.Y.), Jolene Unsoeld (Wash.), Patsy Mink (Haw.) and Nita Lowey (N.Y.), as well as Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton (D.C.) — march from the House to the Senate in protest? [Answer [...]
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Rest in Peace, Arlen Specter: Speaking Ill of the Dead

Tweet Ed. note: This post is part of the second round of the Feministing “So You Think You Can Blog” contributor contest (background here). Stay tuned all week as our six finalists take turns turns covering the blog and giving us a sense of their personal contributor style. The winner of the contest and newest [...]
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The Feministing Five: Anita Hill

TweetThis month marks the 20th anniversary of Anita Hill’s testimony during the confirmation hearing for U.S. Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas. It’s an important time to note the anniversary, with the recent SlutWalks to end sexual violence and cases of sexual assault implicating top leaders around the world, including Dominique Strauss-Kahn, Julian Assange and the [...]
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