The Aftermath

October 07, 2021
35 min
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The Aftermath

The Aftermath

October 07, 2021
35 min
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CATEGORY: Society & Culture
It’s November 1991. Clarence Thomas has been confirmed, but the domino effect of his hearings has only begun—especially for many Black women.  In this episode, we hear three very personal stories of what happened next: Professor Barbara Ransby rallied Black women in a historic show of visible support that still reverberates today. Carol Moseley Braun ran for office—and won, becoming the first Black woman in the Senate. And Drew Dixon, a young record producer grappling with sexual abuse in her own profession, had to make difficult decisions with the long shadow of the hearings looming over her. “Anita Hill was with me every minute,” she says. Thanks to our presenting sponsor Audible. Download a free trial at http://audible.com/anita Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices