Executives of the nation's largest organization of black judges have voted to rescind a speaking invitation to Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, a newspaper reported Friday.

A member of the National Bar Association's Judicial Council told the Richmond (Va.) Times-Dispatch that the invitation for a July 29 luncheon in Memphis, Tenn., was revoked Wednesday.Rulings by the conservative Thomas have brought "severe and untoward consequences to African-Americans and women and other people of color," said the council member, who was not identified by the paper.