For every Troy Davis there are a few dozen others in jail who may have been unfairly convicted, but because they were not given a sentence of death, their story goes untold.
Newt Gingrich’s comment, like the quotation he cited from President Roosevelt, sounds like constitutional bravado.
Editor’s Note: For the past 200-plus years, we the people have had a lot to say about the Constitution. In each installment of “Say What?” we offer a quick quote–be it wise, quirky, or otherwise memorable–from past or present conversation related to our favorite founding document. Quote “As far as I’m concerned, let’s […]
Only two teams in baseball’s League Championship Series could advance to the World Series this weekend, and only St. Louis and Texas did, but all four teams were connected to the Constitution.
By the Numbers is data you can use to shape an opinion or start a civic conversation.
Is it just me, or does Eisenhower seem to be largely overlooked these days?
Hazel Ying Lee wanted to fly airplanes. And when the WASPs were formed in 1943, she was one of the first in line.
The Founding Fathers were quite familiar with the record of some English kings of simply sending Parliament home, if the lawmakers were not following the monarch’s wishes.
The program will culminate in two service projects and a collaborative documentary film about civic engagement.
Incivility — at least some of the incivility we now see in Washington — feels to me like a by-product of the subtle racism that too many still indulge.