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2006 Events


Theme: Free Speech and Privacy in the Age of Terror.
Official Constitution Day web site


Banners on Campus to fly throughout the week promoting Constitution/Citizenship Recognition.
A Special Exhibit by Moorland-Spingarn Research Center

Monday, September 18

9:00 am
Lecture at School of Law by NY Times Senior VP & Legal Officer, Solomon Watson (Howard '66)

11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Screening of film, Good Night, and Good Luck, followed by discussion led by Sol Watson and Phillip Dixon, Chairman of the Department of Journalism. Location: Browsing Room, Founders Library

1: 00 pm
Reception, Moorland Spingarn Research Center. Location: University Museum,
Founders Library.

2:30 pm
Sol Watson meets with Editorial Board of The Hilltop

Tuesday, September 19
2:00 pm, Media Center/UGL
Film Viewing:

  • Thurgood Marshall: Portrait of an American Hero

Wednesday, September 20
2:00 pm, Media Center/UGL
Film Viewing:

  • Ida B. Wells: A Passion for Justice

Thursday, September 21
2:00 pm, Media Center/UGL
Film Viewing

  • Citizen King (Dr. King speaking truth to power beyond Civil Rights issues)

Friday, September 22
2:00 pm, Media Center/UGL
Film Viewing

  • Boycott (Rosa Parks ignites a Movement)

Friday, September 22
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm, Douglass Hall, Room B-21
The Political Science Department will host a seminar discussion of voting rights issues and African Americans. The informal program, with light refreshments, will feature:

  • "Constitutional Sensitivities" and "The Struggle for Voting Rights," a discussion with Dr. Elsie Scott, Acting Director, The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation; with remarks by faculty and students.
  • Presentation of the Essay Contest Prizes for Constitution and Citizenship Day, Office of the Dean, College of Arts & Sciences.

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