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.
If the framers of the Constitution were a baseball team, who would they be and what position would they play?
As America remembers her greatest presidents, it’s worth reflecting on the presidency itself, both to celebrate its glories and to ponder its glitches.
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.”
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.
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.
It’s hard to think of a more appropriate venue for a discussion of the Inquisition than the National Constitution Center.
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.
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.
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.