Reimagining Equality

Reimagining Equality

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From the heroic lawyer who spoke out against Clarence Thomas in the historic confirmation hearings twenty years ago At the historic Clarence Thomas confirmation hearings, Anita Hill spoke out courageously about workplace sexual harassment. Now she turns to the topic of home. As our country reels from the subprime mortgage meltdown and the resulting devastation of so many families and communities, Hill takes us inside this a€œcrisis of homea€ and exposes its deep roots in race and gender inequities, which continue to imperil every Americana€™s ability to achieve the American Dream. In this period of recovery and its aftermath, what is at stake is the inclusive democracy the Constitution promises. The achievement of that ideal, Hill argues, depends on each Americana€™s ability to secure a place that provides access to every opportunity our country offers. Building on the great strides of the womena€™s and civil rights movements, Hill presents concrete proposals that encourage us to broaden our thinking about home and to reimagine equality for Americaa€™s future. From the Hardcover edition.Home: The place where something is discovered, founded, developed, or promoted; a source. ... Especially in todaya#39;s conservative lending climate, in order to qualify for a mortgage of $650, 000, a potential buyer would ... ago, Miss Booker bought a brick row house for $130, 000, taking a subprime mortgage because she had a low credit score. ... After two years, her mortgage payments shot up to $1, 769.


Title:Reimagining Equality
Author: Anita Hill
Publisher:Beacon Press - 2011-10-04
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