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Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas

How Twitter Made Me a Feminist

Joe Randazzo | Posted 01.04.2015 | Women
Joe Randazzo

So many conversations are initiated and shaped by women on Twitter. Important conversations about terms that used to fly right by me in their ideological camouflage: Rape culture. Misogyny. Privilege, gender bias, slut-shaming.

WATCH: Notorious Clarence Thomas Scandal Back In Spotlight

The Huffington Post | Rhonesha Byng | Posted 01.29.2014 | Black Voices

A film is set to hit theaters featuring the story of Anita Hill, the woman who accused then Supreme Court judge nominee Clarence Thomas of sexual hara...

Clarence Thomas MLK

Jeff Danziger | Posted 08.26.2013 | Politics
Jeff Danziger


Clarence Thomas: Affirmative Action's Biggest Beneficiary and Biggest Hypocrite

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 08.10.2013 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

This is heady stuff for the grandson of a sharecropper who has been the biggest beneficiary of affirmative action. And, then makes it his sworn life's mission to be the biggest enemy of, or more accurately, its biggest hypocrite.

Supreme Court Justices Have Only Been Addressed By How Many Black Lawyers?

AP | MARK SHERMAN | Posted 07.12.2013 | Black Voices

WASHINGTON — In roughly 75 hours of arguments at the Supreme Court since October, only one African-American lawyer appeared before the justices,...

Clarence Thomas Gives Subtle Jab At Elite-Approved Obama

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.03.2013 | Politics

Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas doesn't speak much on the job, but during an interview last month at Duquesne Law School in Pittsburgh, Pa., he ...

Clarence Thomas' Historic One-Liner Revealed

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 01.24.2013 | Politics

Earlier this month, Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas spoke at oral argument for the first time since February of 2006, breaking nearly seven year...

Justice Thomas Breaks 7-Year Silence

The Huffington Post | Mike Sacks | Posted 01.16.2013 | Politics

On Monday morning, Justice Clarence Thomas broke nearly seven years of silence at Supreme Court oral arguments. Problem is, what he said was appare...

MHP Issues Stark Defense

Posted 01.11.2013 | Media

Melissa Harris-Perry defended herself against critics who railed against the MSNBC host for comments she made about Justice Clarence Thomas. On Th...

Did Justice Thomas Take Personal Leave During the Healthcare Arguments?

David Coleman | Posted 06.04.2012 | Politics
David Coleman

How can a sentient judge, responsible for casting a deciding vote in a 5-4 case -- that is widely said to be the most important of the decade -- sit through the proceedings mute for six hours?

Supreme Court Justices Asked To Sit Out Health Care Case

AP | By MARK SHERMAN | Posted 11.26.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Conservative interest groups and Republican lawmakers want Justice Elena Kagan off the health care case. Liberals and Democrats in Congr...

Comparing Sexual Harassment Then And Now

Posted 11.16.2011 | Fifty

This fall marks the 20th anniversary of Anita Hill's testimony against Justice Clarence Thomas, which brought the issue of sexual harassment in the wo...

Greg Reyes, Former CEO of Brocade, Was Betrayed

Michael Santos | Posted 12.27.2011 | Business
Michael Santos

It was a time when markets were falling and there was a backlash against the titans of wealth. As an executive who the market rewarded with $500 million for his role in building Brocade, Greg Reyes became a perfect scapegoat.

Jennifer Bendery

Supreme Court Justice Failed To Disclose His Wife's $700,000 Income | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 11.29.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Democratic lawmakers on Thursday called for a federal investigation into Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas' failure to report hundre...

It's Time for High Standards at the High Court

Bob Edgar | Posted 09.07.2011 | Politics
Bob Edgar

Without anyone paying much attention, our nation's highest court has moved beyond the kind of scrutiny Americans give the rest of our government.

Justice Thomas and Judicial Ethics

Christopher Brauchli | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Christopher Brauchli

Even if he is mediocre, there are a lot of mediocre judges and people and lawyers... They are entitled to a little representation, aren't they, and a ...

Clarence Thomas' Legal Challenges Continue to Build -- Will the Next Come From Congress?

Andrew Reinbach | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andrew Reinbach

A group of Congressional Democrats are said to be drafting demands that Associate Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas be disbarred in Missouri for perjury, and investigated by the Department of Justice for bribery.

Colbert: 'You Want to Interrupt and Belittle People? Get Your Own Show on Fox'

Rep. Anthony Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rep. Anthony Weiner

Clarence Thomas must recuse himself from any deliberations related to health care reform. The facts are simple: the Thomas household has profited from opposition to health care reform.

Watchdog: Justice Thomas Failed To Report Wife's Income | Kim Geiger, Washington Bureau | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Reporting from Washington -- Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas failed to report his wife's income from a conservative think tank on financial d...

'Sexually Driven' Memoir

ABC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Lillian McEwen, who dated Thomas in the 1980s, has signed with TitleTown Publishing, a Green Bay, Wis.-based publisher specializing in true crime and ...

What Anita Hill did for America

Marcia D. Greenberger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Marcia D. Greenberger

Before Anita Hill's testimony, sexual harassment was viewed as a problem for victims, predominantly women, to solve on their own. Most women suffered in silence rather than jeopardize their careers by complaining.

Justice Thomas' Reasoning -- Dangerous for Democracy

Frances Moore Lappe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Frances Moore Lappe

Let's not allow the Justices' dangerous logic to undermine democratic decision making America needs now more than ever. We can commit to choosing elected leaders who grasp what we've lost.

The Ledbetter Lesson

Jessica Arons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jessica Arons

Many hoped the Court would abandon its quest to place its own ideology ahead of settled law. Yet it is clear that these justices still have not learned their lesson.

The Biggest Loser

Gregory Allen Howard | Posted 01.18.2016 | Politics
Gregory Allen Howard

If a white man with Clarence Thomas's meager background of minor government bureaucrat had been put up for the Supreme Court, there would have been outrage. Except that he was Black.

Justice Thomas: "My Colleagues Should Shut Up!"

US News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

There's a reason why Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas doesn't talk much from the bench: He thinks judges should be seen and not heard. "My collea...