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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Picturing America: Romare Bearden

Romare Bearden grew up in New York City during the Harlem Renaissance, having moved there with his family as a young child as part of the Great Migration. Jazz music, and a commitment to creating art that reflected the African American experience in the segregated United States, would be lifelong influences on his work.

Picturing America: Pottery and Baskets

Learn about the art of indigenous peoples of North America and how knowledge of technique and craftsmanship is passed from one generation to the next for hundreds and thousands of years.

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.