Memphis in Black and White

Memphis' historic Beale Street began in 1841 as a place for African American travelers to listen to music and buy and sell goods. In her book, Memphis in… read more

Memphis' historic Beale Street began in 1841 as a place for African American travelers to listen to music and buy and sell goods. In her book, Memphis in Black and White, Memphis University history professor Beverly Bond explored how Beale Street has changed and how it came to be known as Main Street for black America.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2018 LCV Cities Tour” in Memphis, Tennessee, from September 15-21, 2018, to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on Book TV on C-SPAN2. close

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Memphis in Black and White

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Program ID:
454155-1
Category:
Interview
Format:
Interview
Location:
Memphis, Tennessee, United States
First Aired:
Nov 17, 2018 | 8:05pm EST | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Nov 18, 2018 | 9:34am EST | C-SPAN 2

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  • Nov 17, 2018 | 8:05pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 18, 2018 | 9:34am EST | C-SPAN 2
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