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Kerry Washington Explains What She Learned from Anita Hill

Kerry Washington Explains What She Learned from Anita Hill

Kerry Washington speaks on stage during a conversation with Fast Company editor-in-chief Stephanie Mehta at the Fast Company Innovation Festival on Tuesday (October 23) at the 92nd Street Y in New York City.

The event also featured conversations with music mogul Scooter Braun and horror movie pioneer Jason Blum.

During her interview, Kerry discussed playing Anita Hill in the HBO movie Confirmation and what she learned from playing her in the film.

Anita Hill taught me what fearlessness really is,” she said. “She really taught me what sacrifice looks like, and how to maintain your dignity in the face of absolute absurdity. What Anita did was she gave up her anonymity for the sake of our democracy.”

FYI: Kerry is wearing Jennifer Fisher hoops.

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Photos: Getty
Posted to: Anita Hill, Jason Blum, Kerry Washington, Scooter Braun

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