Anita Hill, in pink jacket, says the promise of feminism is the unification of various marginalized groups

She started a national conversation on sexual harassment thirty years ago in testifying against Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas. Anita Hill visits the University of Oregon May 9 to lecture in conjunction with fiftieth anniversary celebrations of the Center for the Study of Women in Society, during which she’ll discuss the ongoing fight against gender-based violence.

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