Anita Hill Biography, Net Worth, Profile & Age
BIRTH NAME: Anita Faye Hill
STYLE RATING: 4.7%
DISPLAY NAME: Anita Hill
NET WORTH: $2 Million Dollars
Anita Hill was born on the 30th of July, 1956 in Lone Tree, Oklahoma. She was raised in a religious family, and was born as the last child of 13 children in the family. She schooled at Morris High School. Interestingly, while she schooled at the Morris High School, she was really brilliant, graduating with all As and as her class’ valedictorian.
She gained admission into the Oklahoma State University, she studied Psychology and graduated in 1977 with honours and a B.A. in the course. Upon graduating from the Oklahoma State University, she worked as an intern with a local, her interest in law sprouted.
She eventually got admitted into Yale Law School, and as expected, was brilliant and was one of the few Black students in the class of about 160 students. In 1980, she graduated from the Yale Law School with her J.D.
Anita Hill had worked with a private law firm called Ward, Harkrader & Ross before working as a legal adviser with Clarence Thomas who was the head of the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights. During this time she worked with Clarence Thomas, she reports that he made sexually suggesting remarks, sexual moves and frequent harassments.
Clarence Thomas eventually stopped making frequent sexual advances, and this made her work as his assistant when he gained promotion to become chairman of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. According to her, he continued harassing her until she got hospitalized for stress issues, and took a job as a teacher at Oral Roberts University, Tulsa.
She taught Contract and Commercial Law at the University of Oklahoma’s College of Law, and was appointed a faculty member. She became University of Oklahoma’s maiden tenured African American professor, and served in the office of the provost.
Senate Testimony and Her Confession
Anita Hill was approached by the Senate Judiciary Committee in September 1991, and it was revealed that she didn’t want to pull out all past, and the unpleasant experiences with Clarence Thomas, but she had to because he was in for the occupation of an influential office.
At this time, Clarence Thomas was already nominated by president George H.W. Bush to qualify for a seat on the US Supreme Court of Justice. On the 11th of October, 1991, she appeared before the Senate Judiciary Committee, this time it was televised and viewed by millions of people.
There, she reconfessed her claims of Sexual harassment by Clarence Thomas. Some senators there tried to counter her claims, point to possibilities of her confessions being made up and imagined.
When it was time for Clarence Thomas to speak, he debunked all that she had confessed, and tied it to reckless claims to disrupt his appointment to the US Supreme Court. At last, Clarence Thomas got a nomination confirmation on the 16th of October, 1991, gaining victory very slightly with votes 52 – 48.
Career After the Hearings at the Senate
After appearing in televised hearings before the Senate Judiciary Committee and reiterating her claims and allegations of sexual harassment by Clarence Thomas, Anita Hill received requests to speak on issues of Sexual harassment, offers to tell her story, and for interviews. In 1996, she resigned her professorship after enduring years of pressure from the University of Oklahoma faculty members who seem to be conservative.
She wrote her own history, an autobiography she named Speaking Truth to Power. The book was published in 1997 by DoubleDay. In 2011, she wrote and published a second book titled Reimagining Equality: Stories of Gender, Race, and Finding Home.
It’s really a thing to admire that Anita Hill has no kids now, basically because she committed herself to the law and her career.
Anita Hill has an estimated net worth of $2 million dollars. She earns from her career as a University professor, teacher, and lawyer.
She’s worked with several legal firms in the past, and lectured at the University of Oklahoma, and Brandeis University in Waltham, Massachusetts.
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