Facing North: Jefferson Street, Nashville

This NPT original explores the untold stories of a unique part of Nashville’s history.

FACING NORTH: JEFFERSON STREET, NASHVILLE, an NPT original, explores the legacy of this Nashville corridor, a historically Black neighborhood with three HCBUs and a large cultural footprint in civil rights, the arts and medicine. Like many African American centers, this one was forever changed by interstate construction and now struggles to balance rejuvenation with gentrification.

Facing North: Jefferson Street, Nashville is a local public television program presented by NPT.

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