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African-American women coming into their own / moderated by Jeanette Pinkney.

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African-American women coming into their own / moderated by Jeanette Pinkney.
PRA Archive #: 
PZ0201.04
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Five part retrospective a year after the Anita Hill-Clarence Thomas confronation during the Thomas Conformation hearings before the Senate Judiciary Committee. The programs are comprised of hearing actualities and highlights from the recent conference held at Georgetown University concerning changes in race, gender and power over the last year.|AFRICAN-AMERICAN WOMEN COMING INTO THEIR OWN / moderated by Jeanette Pinkney. SERIES: Race, gender and power in America| no. 4 Five part retrospective a year after the Anita Hill-Clarence Thomas confronation during the Thomas Conformation hearings before the Senate Judiciary Committee. The programs are comprised of hearing actualities and highlights from the recent conference held at Georgetown University concerning changes in race, gender and power over the last year. CONTENT: Four panelists, Charles Lawrence, Emma Coleman Jordan, Professor Orlando Patterson, and Dr. Robert Allen, discusses how reactions to Hill's testimony as disloyal reflects the emergence of African-American women into a new world outside Southern Black culture. Lawrence opposed Thomas' confirmation, calling his career a lie. Professor Jordan challenges the assumption that Black women should substitute a man's identity for their own. Professor Patterson suggests that Black women have certain advantages over Black men. And Dr. Allen announces his renewed dedication to gender-relation studies. RECORDED: 16 Oct. 1992. !!RESTRICTICTED DISTRIBUTION RIGHTS -- NO CASSETTE SALES!!

Four panelists, Charles Lawrence, Emma Coleman Jordan, Professor Orlando Patterson, and Dr. Robert Allen, discusses how reactions to Hill's testimony as disloyal reflects the emergence of African-American women into a new world outside Southern Black culture. Lawrence opposed Thomas' confirmation, calling his career a lie. Professor Jordan challenges the assumption that Black women should substitute a man's identity for their own. Professor Patterson suggests that Black women have certain advantages over Black men. And Dr. Allen announces his renewed dedication to gender-relation studies.

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RECORDED: 16 Oct. 1992.
Item duration: 
1 reel (29 min.) : 7 1/2 ips., mono.|29:00
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Los Angeles : Pacifica Radio Archive, 1992.
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