In Lake Charles, Louisiana, people twice had to weigh the perils of trying to ride out an oncoming hurricane against the risk of contracting COVID-19 if they evacuated to a shelter.
Can you guess correctly how Americans behave?
In communities across North Carolina, families often live in homes that are too small. This has made combating COVID-19 a challenge for some.
Efficacy of the vaccine from AstraZeneca and Oxford ranged from 62% to 90% depending on the strategy, with people who received a half-dose priming shot doing best.
Mississippi’s cases rose from 98,190 to 143,879 and deaths from 2,969 to 3,676.
When the salmon runs around Wuikinuxv, BC, were depleted, local grizzly bears grew hungry—and dangerous. Now, with the salmon returning, the community is asking a new question: can we include the bears in fishery management?
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.
Come with us as we explore Cape Cod to better understand what climate change is doing here, what it means for the future of this beloved place, and what the cost of inaction could be.
The Associated Press examines what happens to asylum-seekers when Europe and the United States close their doors, outsourcing migrants to other countries.
After 15 years of one disaster after another, what does a changing climate mean for the survival of Mississippi's Gulf fisheries?
The Bering Sea's winter ice has helped to sustain a remarkable abundance of sea life. For the past two years, it's been gone, and scientists are scrambling to figure out what that means for the future.
MLK's legacy makes a mark with more than 900 streets named after him, including most recently, Kansas City, Mo. But from USA to Europe to Africa, how does that legacy look from those streets?
Should we drill for oil in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge? Why? Why not? Who gets to decide? Travel north with the producers of the podcast Threshold to explore this wild and complicated place.
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.
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.
Since the 1970s, the people of Grassy Narrows in Ontario, Canada, have fought for access to clean water. Years of government inaction have resulted in the birth of generations of activists. Still, they fight.
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.
Throughout Summer 2020, SF Camerawork, a San Francisco-based nonprofit organization supporting cutting-edge photography, will exhibit Cell Signals, an online photo exhibition curated by Pulitzer Center grantee Pete Brook and featuring the work of grantees Brandon Tauszik and Pendarvis Harshaw.
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.
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.
Students will explore how health topics are presented in the news media using behind the scenes videos from Carl Gierstorfer’s Ebola project and Jon Cohen’s HIV/AIDS project.
Students will learn about the concept of epidemiology and how it is used to control or prevent the spread of infectious diseases.
Students learn about the history of globalization and how it impacts their lives. They will analyze how journalists visualize global stories and make connections between global and local issues.
Students evaluate how visual images work in tandem with words to create stories and produce writing that pairs text with visuals to describe the story of textile manufacturing in Winston-Salem, NC.
Students learn about the global textiles industry using photography, texts, and interviews and evaluate the connections between the industry in 19th c America and modern Bangladesh.
In this short lesson, students view photos that tell stories about hurricanes very differently and think critically about how to spread natural disaster news in a useful, respectful way.
Estudiantes exploran leyes de expropiación en la construcción de la cerca fronteriza entre los EE.UU. y México para crear un recurso para miembros de su comunidad sobre los derechos a la tierra.
Estudiantes explorarán cómo el gobierno se apoderó de tierra tejana para una cerca fronteriza. Estudiarán políticas federales y estatales de expropiación y compartir esa información con su comunidad.
Students explore eminent domain law in the construction of the U.S./Mexico border fence through text and video to create a resource outlining and advocating for their community members’ land rights.
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 will summarize text about undocumented mothers and the ankle monitors. Students will then create an argument using details from the text.