Citizenship Project

NPT’s ‘By One Vote: Woman Suffrage in the South’ premieres Thursday, Nov. 21

Posted by on November 13, 2019 at 4:57 pm

Nashville Public Television’s By One Vote: Woman Suffrage in the South, the latest documentary in our Citizenship Project series, premieres on Thursday, Nov. 21, at 8 p.m. Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Rosanne Cash narrates this chronicle of events leading to the turbulent, nail-biting showdown that took place Aug. 18, 1920, in the Tennessee General Assembly. By a […]

NPT’s ‘Soldier & Citizen’ preview event & broadcast premiere Feb. 23 & 28

Posted by on February 18, 2019 at 3:01 pm

Soldier & Citizen, the fourth documentary in Nashville Public Television’s Citizenship series, premieres this month on NPT. The documentary examines how minority groups ‒ African-Americans, immigrants and women ‒ leveraged their “blood debt” of military service to further their cause for full citizenship. Soldier & Citizen premieres Thursday, Feb. 28, at 8 p.m. on NPT […]

‘A Time of Joining,’ an NPT Original Production, Premieres Feb. 22

Posted by on February 19, 2018 at 3:53 pm

A Time of Joining, the latest documentary in NPT’s Citizenship Project series, premieres Thursday, Feb. 22, at 8 p.m. The film explores the rise of benevolent societies and fraternal associations in the years following the Civil War. These organizations provided members with burial insurance, status and other benefits before the nation had any sort of […]

NPT’s ‘Early Black Press’ Documentary Premieres April 20, 2017

Posted by on April 19, 2017 at 8:00 am

The Early Black Press: Tennessee Voices Lifted, an NPT original production, premieres Thursday, April 20, at 8 p.m. This latest documentary in our Citizenship series was produced by LaTonya Turner and Ed Jones and examines the rise of black-owned newspapers in the decades following the Civil War. We will host a simultaneous Facebook Live screening […]

NPT’s ‘First Black Statesmen’ documentary featured in online screening event

Posted by on March 17, 2016 at 2:58 pm

NPT is hosting a unique way to see First Black Statesmen: Tennessee’s Self-Made Men, our latest history documentary. On Friday, March 25, at noon, viewers can watch the documentary via an online platform that allows for real-time conversation with panelists and other viewers in an adjacent window. The First Black Statesmen event will feature NPT’s […]