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.
Report Card explores how the pandemic has exacerbated and brought attention to issues of inequity in public education.
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.
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.
Journalist Perla Trevizo examines the conditions in Guatemala that lead families to migrate to the U.S.
Multimedia journalist Larry C. Price traveled around the world to report on air pollution: specifically, PM2.5. What is it, and how does it manifest across the globe?
Catchlight Fellow Andrea Bruce discusses American democracy with a community of disenfranchised ex-offenders in Memphis, Tennessee.
Eli Kintisch wrote and produced THAW, a documentary series that tells the story of a journey to the Arctic ocean in the dead of winter, revealing a radically changing ecosystem with global implications.
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.
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.
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.
Journalists, a poet laureate, and an attorney and activist discussed “Disappearing Daughters,” which combines journalism and poetry to tell the story of women’s resistance to gender-based violence.
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.
This unit focuses on the power of both underreported news stories and poetry to tell a story and get to the emotional core of a justice issue.
Students distinguish among prejudice, racism, and systemic racism and analyze their manifestations in their lives, news stories, and the legal system.
Students use varied art and media forms to learn about and raise awareness of food (in)security issues around the world and in their own communities.
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.
Students reflect on stories they have seen about migration, and then analyze text and photography from eight short articles about women from different parts of the world who were forced to migrate.
Students will engage with infographics to analyze and communicate global migration trends, and specifically visualize the experience of women who are migrating.
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.