Constitution Day at LU

Dr. Brian Norris, a political science professor at Lincoln University, reads during a Constitution Day event held in MLK’s Pawley Theatre. Sept. 17, 2021. (Photo by Elise Eaker)

By Clarion News staff

LINCOLN UNIVERSITY – As part of federal Constitution Day, a variety of volunteers read selections from the U.S. Constitution on Friday in the Pawley Theatre located inside MLK Hall.

According to the U.S. Senate website, the idea to celebrate the Constitution began in 1956 when Congress established Constitution Week, beginning each year on Sept. 17, the date in 1787 when the Constitution was signed. In 2004, the Senate designated Sept. 17 each year as Constitution Day.

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