The Bangor Daily News asserts that redactions in the records defy Maine’s public disclosure law.
The 30-minute one-act play features a black 16-year-old who was fatally shot by a white police officer.
Who is eligible to get the vaccine right now? Where is it administered? Is it free? Here's what Illinois' COVID-19 vaccine rollout means.
The pandemic signaled the downfall for many small businesses. But Western North Carolina, known for its mountains and fishing, has seen an enormous influx of people, with many implications for the region.
Moderna plans to start development of booster shots tailored to B.1.351 and other variants of COVID-19. Other vaccinemakers are also contemplating updates.
The pandemic is disproportionately affecting the Latinx community — including survivors of assault.
Regeneron revealed that when it gave an antibody cocktail to 186 people living with someone who had COVID-19, none developed symptomatic disease.
In L.A.'s Boyle Heights neighborhood, essential workers are helping low-income, Spanish-speaking seniors manage food insecurity, new technology, and social connection through programs built to last.
Among Chicagoans who have gotten coronavirus vaccines, just 17% are Latino and 15% are Black, according to estimates released by the city’s Department of Public Health.
The collapse of small farms has been changing the landscape of Wisconsin.
In Illinois, seniors are dying most of the coronavirus, state public health data shows. But answers to so many of their questions remain elusive.
In 2018, dozens of people vanished in Nuevo Laredo, Mexico, including a U.S. citizen. The government blamed cartels. But in fact it was Mexico's marines, an elite force with close ties to the U.S.
True-life narratives of incarcerated women and groundbreaking unique nationwide data show the ways in which trauma and structural inequalities result in the punishment of the most marginalized.
A lack of internet access threatens a region's Census count, level of education, and economic success in rural Pennsylvania—now more than ever in the COVID-19 era.
An exploration into the lives of migrant farmers in Florida fighting two invisible beasts; COVID-19 and severe weather. These migrant farmers are now working to save crops destroyed by Hurricane Eta.
COVID-19 is testing the enduring resilience of Indigenous peoples. Tribal nations in the United States face unique challenges in accessing and distributing a safe and effective coronavirus vaccine.
Navigating race relations in the U.S. is a challenging task, particularly for Black migrants and refugees. This project explores how Black migrants in Maine confront racism following their arrival.
A binational, bilingual reporting project on the Tijuana Estuary, led by Voice of San Diego in partnership with Tijuana Press, delves into the decades-long issue of sewage and accountability.
Amid Puerto Rico's political crisis, Black communities fight for justice against racism, systemic discrimination, police oppression, and economic disparities.
This project will use data-driven storytelling to interpret the impact of interventions like masking and projections of the future spread of Covid-19.
To clean up nearly 100 years of soil contamination a community must fight environmental racism.
Medill alum Elena Bruess documents the disproportionate impact of COVID-19 on a predominantly Latinx community on the Southwest side of Chicago through the lens of a community health center.
After the COVID-19 pandemic hit, faith-based groups realized they were facing a double crisis: economic devastation and underlying changes in America’s religious landscape that were already chipping away at the faith community’s care for the needy.
Meet journalist Louie Palu, reporting on the militarization of the Arctic.
At the height of the U.S. immigration debate, Marcia Biggs goes to ground zero of the Central American refugee crisis and the origin of migrant caravans to find out why people are being forced to flee.
Author and journalist Christopher de Bellaigue reports on assisted dying and euthanasia practices in North America and Europe.
Students from Center City Public Charter School attend a three-day workshop inspired by the award-winning series ‘Pumped Dry'—learning about groundwater depletion, talking to the journalists behind the project and then tour USA Today's newsroom.
Andres Gonzalez investigates the epidemic of mass shootings in American schools, producing a body of work titled "American Origami."
Restaurateur Mike Chen legally hired expert noodle-pullers from Taiwan to create an authentic noodle house in Pittsburgh, until the Trump administration’s immigration policy changes put an end to it.
In the United States, one in every 28 children has a parent in jail or in prison. TIME for Kids executive editor Jaime Joyce reports on two programs that help families stay connected.
Threshold is a public radio show and podcast tackling one pressing environmental issue each season. The show aims to be a home for nuanced journalism about human relationships with the natural world.
After a new federal immigration policy led to hundreds of children being separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border, The Texas Tribune opened a temporary South Texas bureau to investigate.
Nigeria, Russia, and Florida have each had difficulty mounting a strong response to HIV/AIDS, at a time when neighboring countries or states have made progress in bringing their epidemics to an end.
The placebo effect influences all types of healing, from acupuncture to laying of hands to the doctor's office. Science producer for PBS NewsHour Nsikan Akpan journeyed from Mexico to Maryland to learn how it works.
In rural Kentucky, Hands Across the Hills works to mend the political divide between Americans as the group tries to find common ground.
The Pulitzer Center invites students, their teachers, and parents/guardians to watch this webinar with BK Reader founder C. Zawadi Morris about her process developing The COVID-19 Writers Project.
Joanne Cavanaugh Simpson speaks to St. Louis Public Radio about her reporting on surveillance, policing, and civil rights.
This fall, in the midst of an unusual academic year, over two hundred students in Washington, D.C. were still able to explore filmmaking and circus arts through virtual field trips with “Circus Without Borders,” a Pulitzer Center-supported documentary directed by Susan Gray, and produced by Linda Matchan.
Kiran Misra has won a Journalism Excellence Award for her story on the effects of New Delhi urban development on local communities.
C. Zawadi Morris, creator of the COVID-19 Writers Project, and contributor Eisa Nefertari Ulen discuss the importance of documenting history with personal narratives.
WBEZ reporter Natalie Y. Moore will travel to Finland to report on the country’s “open prison” system, criminal justice reform, and relationship with immigrants.
Over 2,200 students will engage with the material, which is based on a New York Times Magazine initiative that interrogates the legacy of slavery in the United States.
Grantee Sarah Shourd spoke to the Global Investigative Journalism Network about adapting her play The BOX for an online audience
Grantees Lydia Chávez and Molly Oleson explain how their Pulitzer Center-supported project utilized illustrations and community outreach to tell pandemic stories in San Francisco’s Mission District.
This webinar collaboration with Georgetown University’s Berkley Center looks at the ways casteism follows immigrants from South Asia.
In this webinar for educators, Pulitzer Center staff, journalist William Freivogel, Amelia Blakely, and educator Christina Sneed explore The 1857 Project and implementation of its connected curriculum.
In this webinar for educators, Pulitzer Center education staff introduce resources connected to The 1619 Project and Christina Sneed discusses her classroom engagements with the project.
Students distinguish among prejudice, racism, and systemic racism and analyze their manifestations in their lives, news stories, and the legal system.
Students examine how illustrations can enhance journalistic coverage, and how they can use journalism and art skills to amplify underreported social justice issues in their school and community.
This lesson will explore the art of telling individual stories through different mediums while engaging with the reporting from The COVID-19 Writers Project (C19WP).
In this lesson, students will explore five components of media literacy (Access, Analyze, Evaluate, Create, and Act) through engagement with Pulitzer Center news stories.
In this lesson plan, students will analyze a video about an Iraqi-American journalist's return to Iraq and discuss the ways in which human identity is shaped.
This viewing guide for the documentary "America’s Medical Supply Crisis” leads students in discussion, reflection, and projects that increase public awareness about the PPE shortage in the U.S.
In this lesson, students analyze how journalists use interviews to research and tell under-reported stories. They then apply those tips to planning, conducting, and editing their own interviews.
A partial listing of historical events and terms referenced in The 1619 Project essays and Quizlet flashcards to support teachers and students with curricular integration.
A lesson plan for close reading and guided discussion of Nikole Hannah-Jones' essay, which provides the intellectual framework and introduction for The 1619 Project.
Standards-aligned activities drawing from concepts in the essays, creative texts, photographs, and illustrations to engage students in creative and challenging ways.