Gen. Colin L. Powell will deliver the following remarks at the Freedom Forum’s 2021 Free Expression Awards celebration tonight, April 15, at 7 p.m. Eastern. Powell, former U.S. secretary of state and chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, is the recipient of the event’s Global Freedom of Expression Leadership Award. His remarks have been […]
Standing up, kneeling down or sitting out for what you believe isn’t always easy. Athletes whose talent has thrust them into the public spotlight can face an extra level of scrutiny when they express their religious beliefs.
This video column expresses the views of Benjamin P. Marcus, fellow for religious freedom, Freedom Forum. Watch First Five Express In a religiously diverse country, how do we make people of all religions and none feel like equal members of our community?
The First Amendment tablet that overlooked America’s Main Street in Washington, D.C., for the past 13 years is headed to a new home in Philadelphia, the birthplace of our democracy.
This column expresses the views of Gene Policinski, senior fellow for the First Amendment, Freedom Forum. There’s a reason we need a free press, despite its faults and foibles: Democracy won’t work without it.
This column expresses the views of Paul Lambert, Freedom Forum fellow for religious freedom. Dallas-based Texas Instruments (TI) offers its 30,000 employees career and support groups for Christians, Muslims and Jews, time-off flexibility around religious holidays and serenity rooms for prayers or worship.
This column expresses the views of David Callaway of the Georgia Rights, Responsibility, Respect Project. Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock, senior pastor of Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, overcame Georgia’s long history of racial prejudice and a traditionally Republican electorate to become the state’s first Black U.S. senator.
This column expresses the views of David L. Hudson Jr., First Amendment Fellow of the Freedom Forum. The would-be varsity cheerleader, the tattletale and Snapchat have converged in a Supreme Court free speech case sure to draw the interest of social media-loving students, concerned parents and wary school administrators everywhere.
This column expresses the views of Robert Bickel, professor emeritus of law at Stetson University College of Law, and Gene Policinski, senior fellow for the First Amendment, Freedom Forum. When the Supreme Court declared in Brown v. Board of Education in 1954 that the segregationist doctrine of “separate but equal” was unconstitutional, our government, our […]