Christine Blasey Ford is sworn in to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018.
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Christine Blasey Ford is sworn in to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018.
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From Anita Hill to Christine Blasey Ford, what's changed?

In the 27 years between Clarence Thomas' confirmation hearings and Brett Kavanaugh's, how far has the country really come?

A law student, a law professor, and a gender studies scholar reflect on seeing Christine Blasey Ford testify in the age of #MeToo.

Kavanaugh vs Thomas: what's changed? October 1st, 2018

27 years ago, Professor Anita Hill testified in front of the all-white, all-male Senate Judiciary Committee regarding sexual harassment allegations against Clarence Thomas. Last week, Dr. Christine Blasey Ford testified about her sexual assault allegations toward Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. In the intervening three decades, how much has changed? We asked Brooke Coleman, Akua Asare-Konadu, and Moya Bailey.