Tag Archives: Anita Hill

Biden Takes “Responsibility” For Anita Hill’s Treatment

ABC News reports: “I believed her from the very beginning, but I was chairman. She did not get a fair hearing. She did not get treated well. That’s my responsibility,” Biden told “Good Morning America” co-anchor Robin Roberts during an interview on Monday which will fully air on Tuesday. “As the committee chairman, I take responsibility that she did not …

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Joe Biden Addresses “Touching” Controversy, Anita Hill, And His Age In Appearance On ABC’s The View [VIDEO]

ABC News reports: In the lead up to his formal entry, Biden faced controversy after several women accused him of making them uncomfortable with what they considered inappropriate touching. He posted a video acknowledging that “social norms are changing” and promising he would be “much more mindful,” calling it his “responsibility.” On Friday, Biden was asked about the allegations. “Here’s …

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Anita Hill Doesn’t Accept Joe Biden’s Apology: I’ll Be Satisfied When There’s Real Change And Accountability

The New York Times reports: Former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. called Anita Hill earlier this month to express his regret over “what she endured” testifying against Justice Clarence Thomas at the 1991 Supreme Court hearings that put a spotlight on sexual harassment of women, according to a spokeswoman for Mr. Biden. But Ms. Hill, in an interview Wednesday, …

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Joe Biden Regrets How Anita Hill Was Treated [VIDEO]

USA Today reports: Former Vice President Joe Biden regrets how Anita Hill was treated 27 years ago and hopes the same thing doesn’t happen to Christine Blasey Ford. “What should happen is the woman should be given the benefit of the doubt and not be, you know, abused again by the system,” Biden told NBC’s “Today” show in an interview …

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Anita Hill: We Can Handle This Issue Better In 2018

Anita Hill writes for the New York Times: With the current heightened awareness of sexual violence comes heightened accountability for our representatives. To do better, the 2018 Senate Judiciary Committee must demonstrate a clear understanding that sexual violence is a social reality to which elected representatives must respond. A fair, neutral and well-thought-out course is the only way to approach …

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