Episode 3: Citizenship and Naturalization

What does the US Constitution say about citizenship?

Episode 3: Citizenship and Naturalization

The U.S. Constitution has shaped our country since the early days of our democracy. Written and signed in Philadelphia in 1787, it is a living document that has served as the foundation for rights in America.
In Your Democracy, an animated series, join Constitutional Law expert Gloria J. Browne-Marshall as we explore the U.S. Constitution and how it continues to impact our everyday lives. 

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Protesters holding Trump 2020 flags and signs storm the Capitol in Washington D.C.

Constitutional Crisis

In the final episode of this audio series, Gloria J. Browne-Marshall examines if the U.S. Constitution has met the needs of the nation at a time when democracy was at stake.

Air Date: February 1, 2021 9:00 am

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And She Could Be Next

And She Could Be Next

And She Could Be Next follows a defiant movement of women of color as they transform politics from the ground up.

Air Date: January 23, 2021 9:00 pm

About two dozen protesters gathered outside Philadelphia’s vote counting headquarters in support of President Trump

The Two Americas

The violent insurrection on the U.S. Capitol exposed the two Americas that have existed in this country since before the Civil War.

Air Date: January 8, 2021 9:00 am

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Trump supporters try to break through a police barrier at the U.S. Capitol


In this episode of Your Democracy, we explore the history and legal limitations of protest.

Air Date: January 12, 2021 9:00 am

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the United States Constitution

Electoral College

Gloria describes the often-mysterious process of certifying votes for the U.S. Presidential election.   

Air Date: December 14, 2020 9:00 am

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The White House

Presidential Transition of Power

What is actually in the Constitution about the transition of power? What laws, if any, are the President and President-elect bound to abide by in the process? 

Air Date: December 7, 2020 9:00 am

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The Capitol building

Your Democracy

In this audio essay series, host and constitutional lawyer Gloria J. Browne-Marshall breaks down different parts of the Constitution and examines its role in 21st century.

Air Date: November 9, 2020 9:00 am

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