Race-ing justice, en-gendering power : essays on Anita Hill, Clarence Thomas, and the construction of social reality / edited and with an introduction by Toni Morrison.
Edition: 1st ed.
Publisher: New York : Pantheon Books, 1992.
ISBN: 0679741453 :
Description: xxx, 475 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Subject: Thomas, Clarence, 1948-
Judges Selection and appointment United States.
African Americans Social conditions.
Racism United States.
Sexism United States.
Contents: An open letter to Justice Clarence Thomas from a federal judicial colleague / A. Leon Higginbotham, Jr. -- The private parts of justice / Andrew Ross -- Clarence Thomas and the crisis of black political culture / Manning Marable -- False, fleeting, perjured Clarence : Yale's brightest and blackest go to Washington / Michael Thelwell -- Doing things with words : "racism" as speech act and the undoing of justice / Claudia Brodsky Lacour -- A rare case study of muleheadedness and men / Patricia J. Williams -- A sentimental journey : James Baldwin and the Thomas-Hill hearings / Gayle Pemberton -- Hill, Thomas, and the use of racial stereotype / Nell Irvin Painter -- Double standard, double bind : African-American leadership after the Thomas debacle / Carol M. Swain -- A good judge of character : men, metaphors, and the common culture / Homi K. Bhabha -- White feminists and black realities : the politics of authenticity / Christine Stansell -- Remembering Anita Hill and Clarence Thomas : what really happened when one black woman spoke out / Nellie Y. McKay -- The Supreme Court appointment process and the politics of race and sex / Margaret A. Burnham -- Black ladies, welfare queens, and state minstrels : ideological war by narrative means / Wahneema Lubiano -- Strange fruit / Kendall Thomas -- Black leadership and the pitfalls of racial reasoning / Cornel West -- Whose story is it, anyway? Feminist and antiracist appropriations of Anita Hill / Kimberlé Crenshaw -- The last taboo / Paula Giddings.