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Malala Yousafzai receives Liberty Medal in Philadelphia

October 21, 2014 By NCC Staff

Malala Yousafzai, the 17-year-old student from Pakistan who stood up to the Taliban, received the 2014 Liberty Medal in Philadelphia on Tuesday night.

From the Liberty Medal to the Nobel Peace Prize

October 17, 2014 By NCC Staff

Malala Yousafzai, the National Constitution Center’s 2014 Liberty Medal recipient, was also awarded the Nobel Peace Prize last week. It turns out that winners of both prizes are becoming something of a trend.

Malala Yousafzai becomes youngest Nobel Laureate ever

October 10, 2014 By NCC Staff

Malala Yousafzai, the recipient of the 2014 Liberty Medal, was also awarded the Nobel peace prize on Friday, along with Kailash Satyarthi, an Indian children’s rights activist.

U.S. Patent Office: 'Redskins' trademarks must be canceled

June 18, 2014 By NCC Staff

In a ruling on Wednesday, the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board of the U.S. Patent Office said the Washington Redskins moniker is “disparaging of Native Americans” and ordered cancellation of the team’s trademarks for the term.

How Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday became a holiday

January 15, 2014 By NCC Staff

The fight to make Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday a holiday took 32 years, a lot of campaigning, and guest appearances including Stevie Wonder, Ted Kennedy, and the National Football League.

Video: A national conversation on public service

July 23, 2013 By NCC Staff

The Commission on Political Reform held on Tuesday its second in a series of National Conversations on American Unity in partnership with the National Constitution Center and USA TODAY in Philadelphia.

The Next 10 Amendments: A constitutional amendment to define marriage?

July 1, 2013 By NCC Staff

After this week’s historic series of Supreme Court rulings, is it time for a constitutional amendment that defines marriage? Or one that guarantees states the right to determine their own marriage laws?

Introducing "The Next 10 Amendments"

May 24, 2013 By NCC Staff

It's been 21 years since the latest amendment to the Constitution. With issues continually at the forefront of public discourse, is it time to add the next 10 amendments? Take part in a virtual town hall all summer long on Constitution Daily.

A Pennsylvania example for our times

May 13, 2013 By Richard Beeman

National Constitution Center trustee Richard R. Beeman examines the most striking difference between the politicians of 1776 and those who sit in Congress today.

VIDEO: The Daily Show on Fox News and a "weak Constitution"

April 29, 2013 By NCC Staff

It's not news that The Daily Show is criticizing Fox News, but this week one segment took a distinctly constitutional turn.

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