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

The Fight to Vote: Black Voter Suppression in Tennessee

A documentary about how the right to vote has evolved in the U.S., specifically in Tenn.

The Fight to Vote: Black Voter Suppression in Tennessee

Video thumbnail: The Citizenship Project By One Vote | The Citizenship Project | NPT

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

Video thumbnail: The Citizenship Project A Time of Joining | The Citizenship Project | NPT

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

Video thumbnail: The Citizenship Project The Early Black Press | Tennessee Voices Lifted | NPT

The Citizenship Project

The Early Black Press | Tennessee Voices Lifted | NPT

African Americans gained from the Civil War was the right to free expression.

The Early Black Press | Tennessee Voices Lifted | NPT

Video thumbnail: The Citizenship Project First Black Statesmen: Tennessee's Self-Made Men | NPT

The Citizenship Project

First Black Statesmen: Tennessee's Self-Made Men | NPT

The story of the first 14 African American legislators to serve in TN's General Assembly.

First Black Statesmen: Tennessee's Self-Made Men | NPT