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New ‘Crossroads’ Travel Special Airs During NPT’s June Membership Campaign

Published on May 31, 2018 By MiChelle Jones

  NPT’s June Membership Campaign kicks off June 1 and includes music shows – some with ticket and meet-&-greet offers – and a new Tennessee Crossroads special. Just in time for summer, Weekend Getaway, a 90-minute Crossroads episode, premieres Thursday, June 7, at 7 p.m. and features suggested itineraries for quick trips in East, Middle and […]

Familiar Faces Join ‘Tennessee Crossroads’ Team This Spring

Published on May 4, 2017 By MiChelle Jones

Two familiar faces are joining the Tennessee Crossroads team this spring! Danielle Colburn Allen and Janet Ivey each have long associations with Nashville Public Television and will bring their unique qualities to the weekly magazine show. Look for Danielle and Janet on Crossroads Thursdays at 7 p.m. and Sundays at 10 a.m.   Memphis native […]

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

Published on April 19, 2017 By MiChelle Jones

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 […]

Similar Stories of Freedpeople on ‘Mercy Street’ and in Tennessee

Published on March 6, 2017 By MiChelle Jones

By Rob DeHart Tennessee State Museum The Season 2 finale of Mercy Street ties up a number of plotlines while leaving a few lingering questions. One of the major themes of the series is how African Americans continued their march toward freedom and in telling these stories, Mercy Street also hits upon the main injustices […]

(Media Update) NPT Celebrates Black History Month In 2012

Published on January 17, 2012 By Joe Pagetta

NPT celebrates Black History Month in 2012 with a slate of extraordinary documentaries and specials,  among them a Tony Award Winner, a Sundance selection and an encore of a Civil Rights story with strong Nashville ties.  A complete list follows. (INDEPENDENT LENS) DAISY BATES: FIRST LADY OF LITTLE ROCK — As a black woman who […]