Constitution Daily

Smart conversation from the National Constitution Center

Rally ‘Round the Flag

February 22, 2012 By Sandy Mackenzie Lloyd

For two years, black men had tried to enlist in the US Army to help win the battle against slavery. At last they could, in the brand new United States Colored Troops.

Two cheers for the presidency

February 20, 2012 By Akhil Amar

As America remembers her greatest presidents, it’s worth reflecting on the presidency itself, both to celebrate its glories and to ponder its glitches.

Let freedom sing: Springsteen’s five best protest songs

February 17, 2012 By Christopher Munden

In exploring the quest for the American ideal, Bruce Springsteen has used the freedom of expression to make powerful comments on his country, government and the lives of “We the People.”

At the Table: Philadelphia students have their first Sunday supper

February 16, 2012 By Sayeh Hormozi

This past Sunday, we had our first Sunday Supper at the Holiday Inn in South Philadelphia. The goal of this supper was to learn more about the racial tension that occurred in South Philadelphia High School in 2009.

At the Table: U.S. Students Make their First Videos

February 10, 2012 By Sayeh Hormozi

U.S. student Gaberiel Nieto makes his first audio slideshow chronicling the story of one student's struggle to overcome life in a violent neighborhood through poetry.

The Inquisition by acquisition

February 8, 2012 By Cullen Murphy

It’s hard to think of a more appropriate venue for a discussion of the Inquisition than the National Constitution Center.

Conversation: Emancipation Proclamation [VIDEO]

February 6, 2012 By NCC Staff

Exhibit Developer Sarah Winski and Registrar Stephanie Weiner share insights and information about the National Constitution Center's rare printing of the Emancipation Proclamation, signed by Abraham Lincoln.

At the Table: Students Make their First Videos

February 1, 2012 By Sayeh Hormozi

The students have been given camera equipment and extensive basic media training in order to make short pieces of visual content documenting the people and events that tell the story of civic engagement in their countries.

Just do it. Ultimate Driving Machine. Freedom.  [VIDEO]

January 20, 2012 By Margaret Cronan

As a fan of the National Constitution Center (you’re reading this post, right?), you probably noticed a certain word popping up at the Center itself and online. That word is FREEDOM.

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