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Anita Hill and Christine Blasey Ford, a through line of courage and faith

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“Talk about women showing up for women!” the director of the University of Washington’s Graduate Lecture Series said to a sold-out auditorium at Anita Hill’s Nov. 6 lecture, and then she told us the most surprising thing: Dr. Christine Blasey Ford would be introducing Hill. Ford walked out onto the Seattle stage, and the crowd leapt up. Applause and cheers filled the room, transforming the staid academic atmosphere instantly into a ticker-tape parade. We’d come out to see a hero from a long-ago battle, and here was another we’d watched just over a year ago standing up before the Senate Judiciary Committee, one hand in the air, promising to tell nothing but the truth...

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Meryl Ann Butler is an artist, author, educator and OpedNews Managing Editor who has been actively engaged in utilizing the arts as stepping-stones toward joy-filled wellbeing since she was a hippie. She began writing for OpEdNews in Feb, 2004. She became a Senior Editor in August 2012 and Managing Editor in January, (more...)
 

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