Anita Hill tapped to end Hollywood’s sexual harassment

Who better to rifle through the sordid, putrid terrain of chronic sexual harassment in Hollywood than the woman who was at the epicenter of arguably the most famous harassment case of all time? The infamous Clarence Thomas Senate confirmation hearings on Capitol Hill in 1991, dominated by Anita Hill’s sexual harassment allegations against the future […]

Kerry Washington talks Anita Hill and sexual harassment

Kerry Washington, who portrays Anita Hill in HBO’s film Confirmation, discussed how we deal with sexual harassment differently than in 1991 at the Women in the World Summit in New York. (Content courtesy: Tina Brown Live Media/Women in the World) [jwplatform i7u9yjYY]

Kerry Washington nails her portrayal of Anita Hill in HBO’s ‘Confirmation’

“I loved her dignity and emotion,” Anita Hill says of Kerry Washington, in a new interview with Essence, 25 years after the watershed event that put her in the U. S. Senate’s crosshairs. “She appeared a lot more dignified than I felt during that moment, but she still lost nothing in terms of how painful the experience […]

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

Kerry Washington

[jwplatform V6N3dfl5] Kerry Washington stars as Anita Hill, who came to fame in 1991 after accusing then-Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas (Wendell Price) of sexual harassment. Written by Susannah Grant and directed by Rick Famuyiwa, the film also stars Jennifer Hudson, Jeffrey Wright and Greg Kinnear. Confirmation debuts on HBO on April 16.