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Anita Hill Launching App to Target Hollywood’s Rapists and Serial Abusers

*Anita Hill is launching a new app with the Hollywood Commission next year that aims to hold the industry’s rapists and serial abusers accountable. “All of the practices in the world are not going to work unless people trust them. So we’ve got to build a values-based system and, perhaps most importantly of all, we […]

Anita Hill Moderates ‘Academy Dialogues’ Series on Gender Equity in Hollywood / WATCH

*LOS ANGELES, CA – Today, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences released the next episode in its “Academy Dialogues: It Starts with Us” conversation series titled “Reaching Gender Equity in Hollywood,” available now to watch above or on YouTube.  Anita Hill, chair of the Hollywood Commission on Eliminating Sexual Harassment and Advancing Equality […]

Joe Biden Slams ‘White Man’s Culture,’ Regrets How He Handled Anita Hill Hearing

 *Former Vice President Joe Biden condemned “white man’s culture” while defending Anita Hill Tuesday night in New York City at an event honoring young people who helped combat sexual assault on college campuses. Biden claims he’s regretful over his role in the Supreme Court confirmation hearings that weakened Hill’s credibility nearly three decades ago, […]

Anita Hill Calls for Delay in Kavanaugh Hearing on Sexual Assault Allegations

“There shouldn’t even be a little doubt,” Donald Trump declared Tuesday, referencing the sexual assault allegation that has shrouded his Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh. Meanwhile, Anita Hill, who accused then-SCOTUS nominee Clarence Thomas of sexual harassment in 1991, tells GMA’s George Stephanopoulos that Kavanaugh has the ‘burden of persuasion’ when it comes to these […]

Anita Hill Wants Anti-Sexual Harassment Policies with More ‘Teeth’ (Watch)

*Attorney and law professor Anita Hill, a catalyst in raising public awareness of sexual harassment nearly 30 years ago, is calling on stronger policies in the wake of allegations of sexual misconduct that have toppled a growing roster of powerful men in Hollywood in recent weeks. Hill on Tuesday participated in a keynote conversation moderated […]

Anita Hill Suggests Fox News ‘Take Back’ Roger Ailes’ $40M Severance Package

*In an interview on NPR’s Morning Edition, Anita Hill, the attorney who became a household name 25 years ago after accusing then-Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas of sexual harassment, shared her thoughts on the similar scandal surrounding former Fox News CEO Roger Ailes. Ailes has left the cable news network he co-founded, but Hill thinks […]

Anita Hill Looks Back on Clarence Thomas Case 25 Years Later

*Although it’s been 25 years since public opinion and the media were engulfed in the Supreme Court Justice confirmation hearing of Clarence Thomas, renewed interest in the case has resurfaced with “Confirmation,” HBO’s upcoming look into the game-changing proceedings. The film, which will air April 16, stars Wendell Pierce as Thomas and Kerry Washington as […]

New, Longer Trailer for HBO’s ‘Confirmation’ (Watch)

*HBO has released a longer trailer for its upcoming Anita Hill/Clarence Thomas film “Confirmation.” Kerry Washington stars as the law professor who accused the Thomas of sexual harassment and was called to testify before the Judiciary Committee. The film details Thomas’ explosive 1991 Supreme Court nomination hearings, “which brought the country to a standstill and […]

HBO Reveals ‘Confirmation’ Premiere Date; Kerry Washington Talks Hearings

*HBO has announced a premiere date for its Anita Hill/Clarence Thomas film, “Confirmation.” The original movie, starring Kerry Washington and Wendell Pierce, will debut at 8 p.m. on Saturday, April 16, the cable network announced Tuesday. Greg Kinnear, Jeffrey Wright, Eric Stonestreet and Jennifer Hudson also star in the film that follows Thomas’ turbulent 1991 […]

Wendell Pierce on Playing Clarence Thomas: ‘I Had to Check My Own Prejudice’

*In HBO’s upcoming film “Confirmation,” Wendell Pierce had to step into the shoes of a real life man whose politics couldn’t be any further from his. The star of “Treme” and most recently “The Odd Couple” plays Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas in the drama, which details his volatile 1991 nomination hearings. “Scandal” star Kerry Washington […]

First Look: Kerry Washington as Anita Hill in HBO’s ‘Confirmation’

*HBO tweeted Tuesday morning a pic of Kerry Washington in full character as Anita Hill on the set of its original film, “Confirmation.” The “Scandal” actress is starring in and executive producing the movie about the 1991 Clarence Thomas Supreme Court nomination hearings, which featured testimony from Hill. Wendell Pierce (“The Wire,” “Treme,” “The Odd Couple”) is […]

Jennifer Hudson, Jeffrey Wright Join HBO’s Anita Hill Telepic ‘Confirmation’

*HBO has added Jennifer Hudson and Jeffrey Wright to its telepic “Confirmation,” which depicts the drama of the Clarence Thomas-Anita Hill showdown in 1991. The pair will have supporting roles opposite Kerry Washington as Anita Hill and Wendell Pierce as Clarence Thomas. Also signing on is Greg Kinnear to play Joe Biden, who was a […]