Mississippi’s cases rose from 98,190 to 143,879 and deaths from 2,969 to 3,676.
Tyra Johnson's children have been out of school since March, with their mom finding ways to keep their education on track despite the challenges of losing her job and living in a neighborhood with frequent gunfire.
The decline in religious affiliation affects not just houses of worship but also religious nonprofits such as the St. Mary’s Legacy Clinic, a mobile rural health clinic.
Police and advocates say the pandemic has turned many of the factors that fuel domestic violence into a powder keg for abusive relationships.
Several research groups announced plans to run so-called human challenge trials, even as some scientists questioned whether they could be conducted ethically.
As Jones deals with joblessness, concern for his daughters' safety, and a presidential election in the time of the pandemic, he thinks of Job, the Tower of Babel, Hannibal Lecter, and, more hopefully, Wakanda.
Cold-chain and two-dose requirements for promising vaccine candidates pose serious challenges for Native American communities without reliable electricity or transportation.
The effects of a changing climate are clear: Increased precipitation, rising temperatures and human development across the basin have changed Lake Michigan and the lives of millions along the coast.
As Michigan’s current coastal residents cope with erosion concerns, the story of Singapore is a reminder of the power of nature and how human development can accelerate its forces.
Science reporters based in Washington, D.C., Philadelphia, and Berlin with school-age children reflect on the intersection of the personal and professional.
Some people may face intense, if transient, side effects, called reactogenicity, from Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine.
Two competing forces — one from the United States and another from Mexico — are rethinking the region’s oldest and dirtiest problem, imagining it instead as a moneymaking opportunity.
Judy Gladney and her late husband, Eric Vickers, were among the first African Americans to attend their suburban St. Louis high school. As her 50th class reunion approaches, Judy describes their struggle.
In the midst of Puerto Rico's political crisis, its black communities fight for justice to address invisible racism, police oppression, gentrification, substandard schools, and economic disparities.
What compels migrant families to flee their homeland and seek refuge in the United States? What do they experience once they arrive? “Home and Away” helps young readers make sense of the humanitarian crisis at the U.S. southern border.
When half the kids are in poverty, our fractured towns can offer no future. This project explore the causes and effects of concentrated child poverty—and what other communities are doing to address it.
In 2018, hundreds of nuns descended on the U.S.-Mexico border to volunteer in migrant shelters. Many have stayed to continue their work, citing a “calling” unlike any they have felt before.
An investigation into the environmental, public health and economic impact of the state's fast-growing biomass industry—turning wood into wood pellets for energy generation overseas.
Can we create a nutritious and affordable food system in a way that’s green and fair? PBS NewsHour Weekend’s "Future of Food" international series reports on work by people who think they have solutions.
A Baltimore Sun investigation into a rogue squad of police officers who used the authority of the badge to commit crimes—and how they got away with it for so long.
In the aftermath of the worst anti-Semitic slaughter in United States history, the neighborhood of Squirrel Hill, Pittsburgh, relies on a century of deep urban community to cope with trauma.
“She’s Not a Boy” is the story of Tatenda Ngwaru, an asylum-seeking intersex woman who fled Zimbabwe with sixty dollars and the hope that she would finally find a place where she belonged.
The gradual implementation of agricultural nutrient reduction strategies across the Midwest is seen as potential solution to a loss of biodiversity in the Gulf of Mexico.
As the so-called American opioid crisis continues, some are finding recovery behind bars. But how do people navigate sustained recovery after incarceration?
Corrine Chin and The Seattle Times won a Regional Emmy Award for their work covering the lives of those affected by deportation.
Seventy-two media organizations call on Trump to send "a clear and unambiguous message across the country and around the world about the importance of the press freedom and work of the press."
As part of the Focus on Justice series, grantee Carol Rosenberg and ACLU National Legal Director David Cole dive into the history of Guantánamo's detention center and the impact of COVID-19 on the 9/11 trial.
On June 10, 2020, Threshold’s ‘The Refuge’ was announced as a 2020 Peabody Award winner in the Podcast / Radio category.
In this webinar, Tatenda Ngwaru, an intersex woman who sought asylum in the U.S., shares her story of resilience in conversation with Rob Tokanel who co-directed a documentary about her story.
Letter calls for law enforcement officers to stop attacking and arresting credentialed journalists covering protests that began after a white police officer killed George Floyd, a Black man, in Minneapolis on May 25.
Diverse voices. A commitment to equity, elevating the voices of under-represented and disadvantaged groups. Inclusiveness at the core of our work.
Pulitzer Center staff write in a letter to education newsletter subscribers that Black lives matter, and that Pulitzer Center education is committed to listening, reflecting, offering support, and making change.
In this webinar, multimedia journalist Melissa Noel shares her reporting on how migration our of economic necessity can effect children left behind when parents leave the Caribbean for work.
The 1619 Project of The New York Times Magazine, an in-depth study led by Nikole Hannah-Jones, was awarded two 2020 Ellie Awards.
Journalists consider common threads, individuals' stories uniting their Pulitzer Center-supported reporting, honored with the 2020 Hal Boyle Award for the best newspaper, news service, or digital reporting from abroad.
This year's winners will investigate the intersection of exoneration projects with prison abolition theory and the effects of coronavirus on Islamophobia in India.
By exploring land seizures for a border fence in the Rio Grande Valley, students will learn about federal and state eminent domain policy and share that information with the local community.
This lesson asks students to examine Salvadoran gang violence in the U.S. and El Salvador, evaluating the role deportation plays in stoking violence and considering its impact on multiple actors.
Students analyze how photojournalist applies different photography techniques to communicate his reporting on a variety of global issues in order to plan and execute their own photo stories.
Students will summarize text about undocumented mothers and the ankle monitors. Students will then create an argument using details from the text.
This lesson for journalism or ELA students explores Evan Osnos’ North Korea reporting to debate the role of journalists in crises and to develop original reporting projects.
Students learn about the politics and policies of nuclear security by exploring the U.S.-North Korea and U.S.-China relationships.
Students will analyze how selection and order of information are used to tell stories of gun violence. They will curate photo essays and produce policy recommendations to reduce local violence.
Students will analyze how the writer's point of view shapes articles written about the U.S.-North Korean nuclear crisis.
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.
This plan includes lessons connected to the work of journalists that presented at the University of Chicago Summer Teacher Institute in June 2017.
Students read about the impacts of coral bleaching on ocean ecosystems.
In this lesson, students listen to a journalist discuss their reporting and then write a commentary. Students were expected to ask questions, take plenty of notes, and come up with a thesis...