Clarence Thomas is an American lawyer and jurist who has served as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States since 1991.
Born in Pin Point, Georgia, on June 23, 1948, Thomas grew up in poverty in a segregated community.
he excelled academically and earned a scholarship to attend Holy Cross College, where he studied English literature.
Thomas was nominated to the Supreme Court by President George H. W. Bush in 1991 to fill the seat vacated by Thurgood Marshall.
His confirmation process was highly controversial due to allegations of sexual harassment made by a former colleague, Anita Hill.
Throughout his tenure on the Supreme Court, Thomas has been known for his conservative views on issues such as affirmative action,
In addition to his work on the Supreme Court, Thomas has written several books, including his memoir, “My Grandfather’s Son,”