Season 1: The Citizenship Project

We’re taught that citizenship involves certain rights and duties but the reality for many citizens in minority communities, these rights of citizenship are not automatically granted. Nashville Public Television’s original series The Citizenship Project explores these stories, one hundred years after the Civil War and into the 20th century.

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The Citizenship Project

By One Vote | The Citizenship Project | NPT

BY ONE VOTE: WOMAN SUFFRAGE IN THE SOUTH charts TN’s deciding vote for the 19th Amendment.

By One Vote | The Citizenship Project | NPT

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The Citizenship Project

Soldier & Citizen | The Citizenship Project | NPT

NPT's Soldier & Citizen explores how the "blood debt" was leveraged for full citizenship.

Soldier & Citizen | The Citizenship Project | NPT

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The Citizenship Project

A Time of Joining | The Citizenship Project | NPT

NPT's original documentary about the benevolent societies that form after the Civil War.

A Time of Joining | The Citizenship Project | NPT

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The Citizenship Project

First Black Statesmen | The Citizenship Project | NPT

The end of the Civil War, after ratification of the fourteenth and fifteenth amendments.

First Black Statesmen | The Citizenship Project | NPT