He was raised Catholic, later rebelled and became a racist and a Marxist. He later learned about the Constitution of the United States and the unique country he was living in. This whole trajectory is not only fascinating but it led him to law school, to being a Federal judge and finally to the Supreme Court.
The gut-wrenching episode of his confirmation process demonstrated to him the evil of liberalism. To see Biden and Edward Kennedy grilling him was infuriating. But his courage and comeback were the things great movies are made of.
I sincerely encourage you to live stream it from PBS for the week or so that it is still offered for free. You can watch it here: https://www.pbs.org/show/created-equal-clarence-thomas-his-own-words/ If you check out this website there is a wonderful photo album of his childhood and later life. Other streaming options here https://stream.how/movie/created-equal-clarence-thomas-in-his-own-words/215461
PLEASE get the family together and watch this exciting and unforgettable story!