Why Clarence Thomas Left the Black Power Movement Behind
10 May 2023
An excerpt from FRONTLINE's documentary "Clarence and Ginni Thomas: Politics, Power and the Supreme Court" delves into Clarence Thomas' interest in the Black Power movement in college.
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