ColinPowell_FirstFive4.15.21

Guest Perspective: Free Expression Award Honoree Gen. Colin L. Powell Defends the First Amendment

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 […]

FirstFive_021021

Free Online Course: The Civil Rights Movement and the First Amendment

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 […]