Justice Clarence Thomas

Vocabulary – Justice Clarence Thomas

Affirmative Action


Affirmative Action: noun; referring to various government policies that aim to increase the proportion of African Americans, women, and other minorities in jobs and educational institutions historically dominated by white men.
Conservative: adjective; disposed to preserve existing conditions and institutions or to restore traditional ones, and to limit change.
Controversial: adjective; pertaining to a dispute, argument, or debate, especially one concerning a matter about which there is strong disagreement and especially one carried on in public or in the press.
Devout: adjective; devoted to devine worship or service; religious; sincere. Encountering: verb; to meet with or contend against, especially unexpectedly.
Sexual Harassment: noun; employment discrimination consisting of unwelcome verbal or physical conduct directed at an employee because of his or her gender.
Seminary: a special school providing education in theology or religious history, primarily to prepare students for the priesthood, ministry, or rabbinate.