Trauma often becomes the beginning and end of one’s journey. Yet, the story continues when you return home after the unfathomable event whether or not it was a good place to begin with.
Stories and field notes produced by Pulitzer Center Reporting Fellows from our Campus Consortium partner universities
Cold-chain and two-dose requirements for promising vaccine candidates pose serious challenges for Native American communities without reliable electricity or transportation.
Navigating the nuances of American racism is difficult for anyone, and especially so if you are a Black foreigner. In the context of Maine, the whitest state in America, it's even harder.
What does the fight against COVID-19 look like from behind a computer screen? Natalie Wodniak, our 2020 George Washington University Reporting Fellow, reflects on her experience as a public health worker.
"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."
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.
As a Latinx neighborhood faces the highest rates of COVID-19 in Chicago, a community health center provides a window to the health disparities within the city.
Until the border opens and they can return home, Thailand's migrant workers must navigate a labyrinthine immigration system, fight for health care, and struggle to survive, reports Medill Journalism School student Kira Leadholm.
Qualifying for the Paralympics is far from her toughest battle. An intimate profile of 22-year-old Victoria Isaacson's life of international wheelchair fencing while battling Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome.
In Louisiana, at least 1,601 people are still incarcerated on the basis of a Jim Crow-era law allowing for conviction by a non-unanimous verdict.
"These are hard times; hope can easily go sour. We can’t give them that," writes 2020 LaGuardia Community College Fellow René Sing-Brooks in his poem set in pandemic-stricken New York City.
“There are 700 people who depend on me. That can be scary,” the principal of Oscar DePriest Elementary, a public school serving predominantly low-income households, tells Medill Journalism School professor Peter Slevin.