Writing Out Loud, 2012

"Thoughtful and disturbing examination of slippery ideas, rendered in powerful prose."—Kirkus Reviews

Anita Hill

(1956– )

Though Anita Hill rose to national prominence because of her accusations during the confirmation hearings for Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, she has since established herself as a leading scholar and social activist. In her book, Reimagining Equality: Stories of Gender, Race, and Finding Home (2011), she examines the role home ownership plays in a democracy. The book also provides important insights into Anita’s personal history.

Anita’s odyssey as a public figure has inspired numerous writers, including Pulitzer-winning columnist Anna Quindlen, who wrote four New York Times columns about Hill’s Senate testimony.

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Did You Know...

Anita Hill's African American family went from being property to owning property in one generation.

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Selected Works

Speaking Truth to Power, 1997
Reimagining Equality: Stores of Gender, Race, and Finding Home, 2011

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