Today the world grieves yesterday’s passing of Nelson Mandela—leader and champion of the anti-apartheid movement, former (and first black) President of South Africa, tireless advocate for racial equality and human rights, winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, and assiduous proponentMORE >
And so, my fellow Americans: ask not what your country can do for you--ask what you can do for your country.
Today we honor the legacy of John F. Kennedy by remembering his call to civic action. It's easy to overlook theMORE >
Yesterday marked the 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address. While America commemorates the occasion this week by recalling Lincoln’s simple yet profound words, filmmaker Ken Burns is honoring the anniversary by encouraging Americans to not just remember MORE >