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.
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 and Philadelphians came to see grass roots constitution-making as a specific part of their past.
Our immersion began with a tour of the National Constitution Center.
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.