Canada has, in some ways, attempted to address its history with Indian Residential Schools. But America—the country that created the system—has not. It's time for a reckoning.
Survivors of the Zapatista conflict’s deadliest massacre reflect on the gruesome details of a day that forever changed their lives, sending shockwaves rippling throughout Chiapas's tormented history.
Moving between the poetic and the forensic, American Origami closely examines the epidemic of mass shootings in American schools.
How Trump's immigration policies are affecting one of Pittsburgh's busiest restaurants.
The most common refrain about Chinese noodle-pulling is that it’s not easy. And unfortunately, Chinese noodle-pulling is a dying art as noodle-making has become automated.
After reporting in Alabama and California, NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Simon Ostrovsky visits the final state that the UN says can exemplify some of the country’s most egregious human rights issues. More than one third of residents in McDowell County, West Virginia are below the poverty line, and many of them only have access to dental work when the pain becomes unbearable.
We have a moral imperative to let no Canadian child go to bed hungry. The North, a land isolated by geography and traumatized by colonialism, puts that principle to a difficult test.
Health organizations have been offering cervical cancer screenings to female factory workers in Haiti as a way to reduce deaths from the preventable disease.
In Haiti, where there is no radiation therapy or access to the HPV vaccine, women are dying from cervical cancer, a disease that’s both preventable and treatable.
Deportation, detention and soldiers at the border don’t address the brutal underlying conditions that thousands are fleeing. A reported Op-Ed about the migrant caravan and migration under Trump.
Brian Castner retraces Alexander Mackenzie's 1,200-mile journey in search of the Northwest Passage through Canada, transporting readers to a world rarely glimpsed.
In episode 8 of the 'Threshold Podcast,' Amy Martin and her team head to Utqiagvik, Alaska to explore the impacts of climate change on traditional whale hunters.
American Origami is a work of images and text that looks at the aftermath of mass shootings in American schools.
How one Taiwanese restaurant in Pittsburgh feeds the local community.
America is exporting a different set of ideas to the world under the leadership of President Trump.
The “Visions of Justice” workshop immerses court involved youth in visual storytelling as a means to nurture self-expression, self-respect, and the exploration their ideas of freedom and justice.
A look into the causes and consequences of food insecurity in Canada’s Arctic, where access to food is closely connected to Inuit culture, identity, and health.
A feature for Politico Magazine about how US immigration policy plays out south of the border, specifically in El Salvador, and the impact of family separation on would-be migrants on the ground.
These are trying times for diplomats hoping to make the world safe from nuclear weapons. Heading off a new arms race will require all their skill and, quite possibly, luck.
In the film A Table for All refugees and asylees seek employment in the New York City restaurant industry. Adapting to a kitchen in a new city, they find common ground in food and cultural exchange.
Over 2,000 Nepali-speaking Bhutanese refugees have settled in Central Massachusetts since 2008. Adjusting to a new location, finding jobs, and learning English are some of the many barriers they face.
California has its faults, but innovation, tolerance for immigrants, and reverence for the environment are not among them. What are the roots of California exceptionalism?
What challenges do kids face when a parent is imprisoned? “Children of the Incarcerated" introduces young readers to programs that help families stay connected when a parent is behind bars.
How does climate change disrupt a vulnerable community's access to water? Meg Vatterot reports on the effect of Mexico City's water crisis on the Mazahua indigenous community.
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.
Photographer Jonas Bendiksen traveled to Greenland to visualize its demographic challenges: As more women than men leave to study or live abroad, there are fewer than nine women for every 10 men.
Jesse Alejandro Cottrell reports on "Solecito," a group of mothers in Mexico who are searching for their missing children—uncoverinng gravesites in barren fields.
Nigeria, Russia, and Florida have each had difficulty mounting a strong response to HIV/AIDS, at a time when neighboring countries or states have made progress in bringing their epidemics to an end.
Across Canada, indigenous back-to-the-land activists are challenging Big Oil—and winning. Journalist Saul Elbein reports on their legal struggle.
The placebo effect influences all types of healing, from acupuncture to laying of hands to the doctor's office. Science producer for PBS NewsHour Nsikan Akpan journeyed from Mexico to Maryland to learn how it works.
In rural Kentucky, Hands Across the Hills works to mend the political divide between Americans as the group tries to find common ground.
Inter(Nation)al is a pilot podcast and radio project that shows the hidden history behind current events through the lens of treaties signed between the U.S. Government and Native Nations.
Daniel Brook reports on the building of instant, modern cities in the developing world and examines the effects of major infrastructure projects on citizens living in Mexico, China, and India.
Pulitzer Center grantees John Yang and Frank Carlson investigate the imprisonment of mentally ill Americans, efforts to seek alternative treatments, and the struggle to provide the poor with public defenders.
After Hurricane Harvey devastated south and east Texas, aerial photographer Alex MacLean and journalist Daniel Grossman set out to see the damage from the air.
Pulitzer Center grante Pete Brook was awarded the Howard Chapnick Grant for his project working as a guest instructor for the Prison University Project (PUP) at San Quentin State Prison in California
Finalists from the third annual DC Public Schools Study Abroad Photography Contest celebrated their work with award-winning photojournalist Louie Palu.
Students and faculty share their thoughts from inspiring visit.
As news broke of a hate-filled week, student journalists offered a glimpse of hope.
Pulitzer Center grantee Maggie Michael wins highest internal honor of The Associated Press.
Grantees Nathaniel Rich and George Steinmetz and Pulitzer Center staff visited a San Francisco high school to discuss with students the worldwide impact of climate change.
Pulitzer Center board member will chair a leading global asset management firm.
While different in scope, two events in Washington, D.C., share the same theme: the American prison system is broken, and we need to fix it now.
Inspired by The New York Times Magazine's "Fractured Lands" project, a high school class in Philadelphia, PA presented a multimedia event to educate their community about the Arab Spring.
Jon Sawyer moderates a panel discussion with Larry C. Price, George Steinmetz, and Karen Weigert about the impact of visual storytelling on climate change action.
Nathaniel Rich discusses “Losing Earth,” human inertia, and storytelling as “a moral act” in an interview with Nieman Storyboard.
An important gatekeeper: the Pulitzer Center was featured in a study on foundation support for international news coverage.
This lesson offers multimedia resources that emphasize the relevance of treaties with Native nations in the U.S. today, and explore under-reported stories about Indigenous peoples around the world.
What should environmental reporting accomplish, and what creative approaches can journalists take to meeting their goal? Students reflect on these questions and plan a reporting project of their own.
Independently and collaboratively, students piece together photo puzzles and investigate the stories behind them, all the while considering: Why is it important to seek out the full story?
Indigenous rights and visual literacy take center stage in these activity ideas and classroom resources, using reporting from six countries by Magnum photographers.
Reading comprehension tools, activities and other resources to bring "Losing Earth," The New York Times Magazine's special issue on climate change, into the classroom and beyond.
A summary of each section of "Losing Earth," a special issue of The New York Times Magazine.
Comprehension and discussion questions for "Losing Earth," a special issue of The New York Times Magazine.
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Through these articles, students will explore diverse cultures and connect to pressing issues facing Spanish-speaking communities.
In this printable PDF, you will find text summaries, discussion and comprehension questions, and other useful materials for students and teachers navigating "Losing Earth."
Guide your students in creative, expository, and persuasive writing, class debates, and science communications exercises designed for any subject area.