Anita Hill on Clarence Thomas’ use of the word “lynching”: It was a “tactic.” “It was a technique. It was an effort to push back any of the white men on that Judiciary Committee from objecting to him. “It wasn't sincere, it wasn't authentic, and it wasn't real.” #CitizenCNN
Anita Hill says Clarence Thomas, with “high-tech lynching” claim, “became the face of our race” because the nation lacked a narrative of black women’s sexual mistreatment #CITIZENCNN
Anita Hill compares Pres. Trump describing the impeachment inquiry as a “lynching” to tactics used by Clarence Thomas in his Supreme Court confirmation hearings, saying Trump’s use of the term was “ludicrous and insulting.” #CitizenCNN
#OTD in 1991, testifying before the Senate Judiciary Committee, Anita Hill accused Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas of sexually harassing her; Thomas re-appeared before the panel to denounce the proceedings as a "high-tech lynching."
As we gird for Trump’s #SCOTUS pick, recall that #OnThisDay in 1991 Bush took the outrageous step of nominating the horrific Clarence Thomas to fill the seat of civil rights lion Thurgood Marshall. Here he is responding to his #MeToo moment with his “high-tech lynching” dodge…
FLASHBACK--Clarence Thomas: 'It's a High-Tech Lynching for Uppity Blacks'