Media Resources

EDSITEment provides access to NEH-funded media resources including videos, podcasts, lectures, interactives for the classroom, and film projects. Each resource includes questions to prompt analysis, connections to other NEH-related resources, and links to related EDSITEment lessons and materials.

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BackStory: Blackstory

In this episode of BackStory, listen to a compilation of some of the show's coverage of Black history, created in honor of Black History Month.

BackStory: Making the Team: Sports and Equality in American History

In this episode of BackStory, learn about the history of sports in the United States, and how a fight to win on the field, court, or track is often embedded in a fight for equality. While the struggles for equality for women athletes and athletes of color have been more visible, less familiar may be the history of sports and decolonization, captured by the idea of "sports sovereignty." Learn more with BackStory.

BackStory: Saving American History

In this episode of BackStory, learn about some of the people who have created records, archives, and collections that future generations use to study and understand the past.

BackStory: After Hurricane Maria - The History of Puerto Rico and the United States

Even though Puerto Rico has been part of the United States for over a century, confusion persists about its legal status and that of the U.S. citizens that live on the island. And with reason: though Puerto Ricans are U.S. citizens, they lack voting representation in Congress and cannot vote for president, unless they leave the island and move to one of the fifty states. This episode of BackStory explores the history of the colonial relationship between the United States and Puerto Rico, characterized by what scholar Amilcar Barreto calls “malign neglect.”