However this holiday season finds you, we thought we’d bring you something special to listen to – whether you’re on your lunch break or cozied up in front of the fireplace. So we’re sharing the best This Is Nashville episodes of 2022.
What an elusive island on the Cumberland tells us about Nashville’s first big business — buying and selling enslaved people
You wouldn’t know by looking at it today, but Hill’s Island has an important story to tell about Nashville’s role in the trade of enslaved people.
Let’s go girls! Take an inside look onboard a Nashville bachelorette party bus
Nashville is known as a bachelorette party destination. But how many locals have actually gotten an up close look at the festivities? This Is Nashville’s producers took a ride, so you don’t have to.
How a Persian-owned rug business in Nashville is keeping the art of weaving alive
On a Tuesday at Abbas Rugs, the early afternoon sunlight is beaming in, and the faint, earthy smell of the mung bean soup the staff had for lunch that day hangs in the air. Off to the side is a seating area made up of classic sofas, decorated with its own perfectly-placed rug and coffee […]
‘This is ours’: Promise Land, Tennessee, lives on through descendants of the formerly enslaved people who founded it
After emancipation, Tennessee did not make it easy for formerly enslaved people to realize their full freedoms. So, some took matters into their own hands.
Bass Street was home to Nashville’s first post-Emancipation Black neighborhood. Descendants want to keep its memory alive
The Bass Street neighborhood was first settled by some of the formerly enslaved people who had helped build Fort Negley and defend it against the Confederacy. Today, Bass Street is barely a street at all, a stretch of just a thousand feet or so.
After early-morning tornadoes whipped through parts of Middle Tennessee, residents assessed the damage
While the worst of the weather hit neighboring Kentucky, a small town west of Nashville was among the hardest hit by Saturday morning’s severe storms and tornadoes in Middle Tennessee.