Constitution Daily

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The message of Marian Anderson’s Lincoln Memorial concert

April 9, 2014 By Scott Bomboy

On April 9, 1939, singer Marian Anderson sang before 75,000 fans in Washington, D.C. in a concert that predated rallies that would shape the civil rights movement decades later.

Born to run (for President?) [VIDEO]

November 20, 2011 By Stefan Frank

Runners are natural competitors, striving for either a personal best or to lead the pack. Perhaps that explains why so many of our leaders in the White House–and those who've aspired to be elected to the Oval Office–have taken up the sport.

Philadelphia: The deliberative city

September 16, 2011 By Richard Newman

Philadelphia and Philadelphians came to see grass roots constitution-making as a specific part of their past.

How to see Philadelphia history ... through the eyes of a teacher

July 27, 2011 By Deborah Robledo

Our immersion began with a tour of the National Constitution Center.

Why did the U.S. Capital move from Philadelphia to D.C.?

July 15, 2011 By Paige Scofield

July 16 is a difficult date for me, a painful reminder of how, I, the City of Philadelphia, lost my title as the nation’s capital.

5 reasons Philly has a French fetish

May 5, 2011 By Karen Gross

Thanks to PIFA and Ben Franklin, Philly and France have had a lot in common.

The troubling spectrum of student privacy rights

January 26, 2011 By Rogers Smith

Student privacy rights are bound up with class and race inequalities.

Cliff Lee and the Constitution

December 22, 2010 By Sarah Winski

We challenged ourselves: Can the Cliff Lee signing be tied to the Constitution? Of course it can!

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