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.
Hosted by Gloria J. Browne-Marshall
What are our constitutional rights when accused of a crime? Let’s dive into the 5th, 6th and 8th amendments. ...
Air Date: October 11, 2022
Who has the right to vote? And how have voting rights changed throughout history? ...
Air Date: October 6, 2022
Episode 3: Citizenship and Naturalization
What does the US Constitution say about citizenship? What is the difference between a naturalized and a n ...
Air Date: September 27, 2022
Episode 2: States’ Rights and Federalism
States have to abide by both state and federal laws, but what does that mean? Let’s explore the balance ...
Air Date: September 20, 2022
Episode 1: Three Branches of Government
How did the US Constitution come to be? And why do we have three branches of government? ...
Air Date: September 13, 2022
Part 2: Shades of Black: Inside the Black Vote
What should Black voters expect from Biden's administration? And what really motivated them to show up to the polls?
Air Date: February 16, 2021 7:30 pm
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 amListen 2:30
Part 1: Shades of Black: Inside the Black Vote
What if we talked about Black voters the way we discuss their white counterparts, using nuance and specificity?
Air Date: February 9, 2021 7:30 pm
FRONTLINE investigates whose vote counts — and whose might not.
Air Date: October 20, 2020 10:30 pm
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
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 amListen 2:14
In this episode of Your Democracy, we explore the history and legal limitations of protest.
Air Date: January 12, 2021 9:00 amListen 2:19
Gloria describes the often-mysterious process of certifying votes for the U.S. Presidential election.
Air Date: December 14, 2020 9:00 amListen 2:47
The Power of Presidential Pardon
What are the checks and balances of pardon power and how will it be used or abused by our current president?
Air Date: November 23, 2020 9:00 amListen 2:17
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 amListen 2:17