"I've lived in southern Illinois my whole life, yet I never knew about the railroad tie plant until I attended a meeting where nearly 20 showed up to decry the environmental racism many lived with their whole lives."
Education reporter Ryan Delaney joined St. Louis on the Air from Berlin to discuss what he’s learned about the German way of handling education in the pandemic.
In March, C. Zawadi Morris set out to gather first-person narratives of as many subjects as possible across Brooklyn for The COVID-19 Writers Project. The multimedia project captured 10 stories on video, through Zoom calls, to represent our digital thumbprint as a society yearning to connect despite social distancing.
This is a love story about the people struck down by coronavirus. It’s about those who take COVID-19 seriously, those who don’t, and how that divide breaks uncomfortably along racial lines.
Both the EU and the U.S. approved Gilead Sciences drug remdesivir for use against the coronavirus in October, but the decisions baffled scientists who have closely watched the clinical trials unfold—and who have many questions about remdesivir's worth.
Lawyers paid by the Pentagon pursued the appeal on behalf of the released prisoner even as the State Department had a $4 million bounty out for him.
Joe Balthazar was one of the first North Carolina residents to test positive for COVID-19. Wake Forest sophomore Gabby Balthazar reports on how her father dealt with unknowingly putting family and coworkers in the path of the virus.
Jamaica Ray braves COVID-19 and cops to make his art and music in St. Louis's 63106 zip code. This is the second chapter in Ray’s life as part of the 63106 Project.
Akiko Iwasaki has produced high-profile papers in which she redirects her expertise in the immune system to questions such as why men are more likely to fare poorly if infected with coronavirus.
Can this many people be sick? This is the beginning. This is the first night the ambulances wake me up, but it will not be the last.
For two months, I laid on my couch tortured by what I could’ve and should have done.
The pandemic reminded us all that not only are we stronger together, but that our fates are intertwined in this globally connected world like never before.
Ohio is one of the largest states in the nation. But a strong tradition of local rule makes finding records difficult across county lines. This data project delves into that problem and looks at patterns of ownership throughout the state.
In the film A Table for All refugees and asylees seek employment in the New York City restaurant industry. Adapting to a kitchen in a new city, they find common ground in food and cultural exchange.
Over 2,000 Nepali-speaking Bhutanese refugees have settled in Central Massachusetts since 2008. Adjusting to a new location, finding jobs, and learning English are some of the many barriers they face.
California has its faults, but innovation, tolerance for immigrants, and reverence for the environment are not among them. What are the roots of California exceptionalism?
There is no denying that sea level rise will result in catastrophic damage along our coastlines. Sea level rise is a relentless, visible indicator of a warming climate and it cannot be ignored.
The city of London is embroiled in a long-standing battle against air pollution. Are its latest efforts enough, or is it too little too late?
What challenges do kids face when a parent is imprisoned? “Children of the Incarcerated" introduces young readers to programs that help families stay connected when a parent is behind bars.
There are a lot of systems of division. Caste is one of them. This series takes listeners/viewers to India and back to the U.S. where caste impacts thousands, but for which there are no legal protections.
Native American education has been on a steady decline for the past decade—now some are working to bridge the gap between education and the preservation of a neglected culture.
Thirty years ago, we could have saved the planet. The world was ready to act. But we failed to do what was necessary to avoid a catastrophe.
Entrepreneurs and investors are rewriting the rules of business, challenging conventional growth principles to build an economy fueled by transparency and equality.
Audemio Orózco-Ramírez was raped in a Montana jail by his cellmates in 2013 after being detained at a traffic stop for failing to provide immigration documents. This year, he was finally deported.
Watch a recorded webinar for students in which Dr. Seema Yasmin share her insights on the role of journalism during public health emergencies
Educators across the country attended a webinar introducing The 1619 Project and exploring the accompanying curricular resources; it is now available on demand.
The One World Media Awards celebrate media coverage of developing countries across 15 categories. A number of Pulitzer-supported projects, grantees and partners were nominated.
Jon Sawyer, executive director of the Pulitzer Center, comments on the media's coverage of panic buying amid the coronavirus pandemic.
SPJ names two Reporting Fellows, Patrick Ammerman from University of Pennsylvania and Mariana Rivas from TCU, Regional Mark of Excellence winners for stories on challenges facing Venezuelan migrants.
The 81st Annual Overseas Press Club Awards Recognizes the finest international reporting in 22 categories. The Pulitzer Center-supported project “Fleeing Violence, Mexicans Seek Asylum in the U.S.” won a Citation for the Madeline Dane Ross Award.
Jon Sawyer on how the Pulitzer Center is adapting to the COVID-19 crisis.
The Awards for Excellence in Health Care Journalism recognize the best health reporting in print, broadcast and online media.
More than 20 students from Ida B. Wells Middle School participated in the three-day workshop.
A look at Pulitzer Center health reporting and what lessons it offers for the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
Gomes' image of a sex trafficking survior and her guide dog was chosen as a finalist from over 400 submissions.
Awards were given to the best videos showcasing important global health issues and innovations.
What is the most efficient way to reduce the amount of waste? Can we ever reach the point of waste elimination?
This 45-minute lesson uses a radio piece and photo essay to prompt discussion about immigration and the phenomenon of transnational parenting.
This lesson plan features resources highlighting practices related to food waste both in the U.S. and abroad in order to facilitate a discussion about how to address this issue.
This lesson plan uses current debates surrounding U.S. defense policy to help middle and high school students practice the Common Core Social Studies standards.
Our topic under the umbrella of food insecurity is the existence of food deserts in both rural and urban areas within the U.S. and how they compare and/or contrast in their causes and potential...
This is a painting lesson that combines Pablo Picasso's famous 1937 "Guernica" with current day issues presented by the Pulitzer Center.
The discussion questions attached can be used by teachers to engage students and book clubs in conversation about the themes of Roger Thurow's The First 1,000 Days.
This global health lesson plan for history teachers, humanities teachers, science teachers and English teachers introduces students to Roger Thurow's book The First 1,000 Days, which analyzes the...
In this lesson, students discuss the reporting project "Nuclear Winter."
Students will critically examine the legal, professional and moral obligations of journalists as witnesses to all kinds of human rights violations.
This lesson shows students how journalists use data visualization to effectively communicate scientific issues—and directs students to create their own projects using the mapping platform CartoDB.
Analyze author’s purpose using articles and video exploring a community’s efforts to support Syrian refugees in Jordan.