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January 4, 2022

Why is the First Amendment important? How does the First Amendment intersect with history and with your personal and professional life? How well does society understand the First Amendment? What are the similarities or differences between the past and the present? What’s the most important thing for people to recognize about their First Amendment rights?

Christian Cotz, CEO of the First Amendment Museum, interviews Hasan Kwame Jeffries in this video. Jeffries recognizes that the freedoms granted in the First Amendment are not guaranteed.

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