After parents immigrate to provide for their families, they struggle to stay connect with their children.
In Jamaica, they are called barrel children," after the shipping containers used by their absent parents to send material support. However, what can't be shipped is emotional nurturing.
A multimedia exploration of HIV/AIDS, homophobia, and the church in Jamaica, featuring a short documentary and a series of video poems.
Kwame Dawes celebrates the life of Annesha Taylor.
"When We Pray," and other poems by Kwame Dawes from his and Andre Lambertson's reporting investigating the experience of living with HIV/AIDS in the Christian Church in Jamaica.
In early December 2013 and early 2014, Kwame Dawes and Andre Lambertson traveled to Jamaica to investigate the experience of people living with HIV/AIDS in the Christian Church.
Journalist Kwame Dawes explores the shame culture that isolates homosexuals and persons with HIV/AIDS in Jamaica.
As a lingering economic crisis stymies the Caribbean, some see a solution in closer interstate ties.
In the Caribbean, most people wish that limited marijuana use should be allowed.
The Caribbean is suffering from crippling government debt, endemic crime and a middle-class brain drain that have contributed to an economic meltdown of alarming proportions.
With the US becoming an absentee superpower in the Caribbean, the Chinese are moving in.
Struggling island nations of the Caribbean have petitioned for debt relief. Jamaica’s crisis is the deepest.
This project explores the long-term emotional and psychological impact that prolonged parental separation due to migration can have on Caribbean children and young adults.
Jamaica is proud of its religious tradition, but how has the Jamaican church responded to the complex challenges of HIV/AIDS in a changing society?
A swath of the Caribbean faces a bleak future as a deepening economic crisis leads to rising unemployment, crime and social distress.
This project looks at the paradox of Jamaican agriculture: an abundant supply of fish, fruits and vegetables while farmers struggle to find financial success.
Jamaica has the reputation of being one of the most violently anti-gay countries on earth. Male homosexual acts are criminalized – and can be punished with up to 10 years of hard time in prison.
Poet and writer Kwame Dawes travels to Jamaica to explore the experience of people living with HIV/AIDS and to examine the ways in which the disease has shaped their lives. The journey brings him in touch with people who tell their stories, share their lives and teach him about resilience,...
As they immigrate for a chance to provide for their famlies, parents are leaving their children behind in Jamaica—possibly creating a mental health problem among Jamaican youth.
Kwame Dawes explores what church and faith communities are doing in regards to HIV/AIDS in Jamaica.
The FT's Robin Wigglesworth reported on the impact of economic crisis on the Caribbean with videographers Veronica Kan-Dapaah and Steve Ager and freelance photographer Andrea de Silva.
Interview with director Micah Fink about the making of "The Abominable Crime", a film about Jamaica's violent homophobia and the brave people who stand up to it.
The Best Documentary Feature award is the latest in a series for the Pulitzer Center-funded documentary, "The Abominable Crime."
The Out at the Movies Int’l LGBT Film Festival in Winston-Salem will screen “The Abominable Crime," a film produced by the Pulitzer Center about homophobia in Jamaica.
Recognition latest in awards for documentary examining homophobia in Jamaica.
This week's news on all things Pulitzer Center Education.
Award-winning documentary becomes community engagement tool on LGBTI issues via screenings from New York to Jamaica, 24 film festivals, two national broadcasts and more.
Matter of ACT Special Mention Award for Best Film goes to 'The Abominable Crime.'
Micah Fink hopes film inspires engagement on difficult conversation about homophobia, especially in Jamaica.
The Jamaica Gleaner article interviews filmmaker Micah Fink on documentary that gives voice to gay Jamaicans, exposes human rights abuses.
The World Channel airs 'The Abominable Crime' in Season 7 of AfroPoP: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange.
In interview with Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Maurice Tomlinson reflects on threats and discrimination associated with being gay within a homophobic culture.
Micah Fink's documentary on homophobia in Jamaica wins inaugural prize at Trinidad and Tobago 2014 Film Festival.
Filmmaker discusses his approach to making award-winning documentary, "The Abominable Crime."
In this lesson, students use the Pulitzer Center website to research a specific country before giving an oral presentation.
This is a painting lesson that combines Pablo Picasso's famous 1937 Guernica with current day issues presented from The Pulitzer Center.
This is a painting lesson that combines Pablo Picasso's famous 1937 "Guernica" with current day issues presented by the Pulitzer Center.
This is a painting lesson that combines Pablo Picasso's famous 1937 Guernica with current day issues presented by the Pulitzer Center.
Students read global news articles and design a mock campaign addressing the issue of driving under the influence.
This lesson plan outlines a project that allows students the opportunity to connect with a contemporary crisis somewhere in the world.
This Common Core-aligned lesson helps students explore the Haitian experience through poetry, photography, and music.