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.
The Garifuna population in Honduras has an HIV rate five times higher than the national rate.
In the face of discrimination some people choose to make their HIV status publicly known. They set an example in their towns, helping to fight the sigma that exists.
Ana Vilma Batiz is an HIV/AIDS educator. She lives with the disease herself, and is a single mother taking care of three daughters, one of whom is also HIV positive.
In the face of discrimination, a Honduran Garifuna woman reveals her HIV status. She hopes that acknowledging her HIV will help reduce stigma.
An Afro-Caribbean community on the Atlantic coast of Central America uses its rich musical tradition to fight an HIV/AIDS epidemic.
For centuries, drumming has been the signature sound of celebration for the Garifuna, an Afro-Caribbean people on the Atlantic coast of Central America. Now this music has found an additional purpose.
Garifuna singer-songwriter Aurelio Martinez renews a passion for helping his community in Honduras.
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?
The Garifuna have historically been forgotten in Honduras and currently face one of the highest HIV rates in the Western Hemisphere. Traditional music and dance help raise awareness.
Last January's earthquake destroyed Haiti's health care system, once at the forefront of the struggle to treat and stop the spread of HIV/AIDS. A look at life since the quake, for those affected by HIV/AIDS.
Some of the most marginalized people in the Caribbean are Haitian immigrants, and their descendents, living in the Dominican Republic.
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,...
With HIV rates second only to those of sub-Saharan Africa, Caribbean islands that conjure visions of sun and sand now highlight the interplay between poverty and the epidemic in this hemisphere.
Kwame Dawes explores what church and faith communities are doing in regards to HIV/AIDS in Jamaica.
Photographer David Rochkind and reporter Jens Erik Gould introduce themselves and their project "The Forgotten: HIV and the Garifuna of Honduras."
Kwame Dawes is a Ghanaian-Jamaican writer and poet. He is the author of more than a dozen collections of verse, including the critically-acclaimed "Wisteria: Poems From the Swamp Country." Dawes is also the author of numerous plays, essays and books.
This lesson helps students explore the Haitian experience in the aftermath of the 2010 earthquake in Haiti through poetry, photography, and music.
Use this series of five detailed lesson plans to engage your students on the issue of HIV/AIDS in the Caribbean, including the epidemic's impact and treatment as well as its relevance in the United States.
Terrisha Jackson from School Without Walls in Washington DC explores the challenges of treating and preventing HIV-AIDS in the US.
Shakura Wright from School Without Walls in Washington, DC reports on the HIV-AIDS crisis in the Nation's capital.
Newsroom diversity in its many, often overlapping, forms was the subject of an intense panel discussion at the Pulitzer Center's Gender Lens Conference.
This week's news on all things Pulitzer Center Education.
Journalists explore religion, LGBT rights and freedom of expression around the world.
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."
Honors for Pulitzer-supported documentary "The Abominable Crime," directed by Micah Fink.
This is what engaged global education looks like - students and faculty at a high school in Philadelphia organized a "Day of Social Justice" around a Pulitzer Center-supported documentary film.
The Pulitzer Center staff shares favorite images from 2013.
“What will he say? What will Mandela say after 27 years in prison?”
What do you know about Jamaica beyond its reputation as a famed island paradise? Filmmaker Micah Fink, along with Maurice Tomlinson and Tom Decker, visited St. Louis classrooms to discuss.
Grantee journalists, in town for the Pulitzer Center's first film festival, visited nine D.C. high schools Sept. 19-24 to talk about their work with students.
DC premiere of "The Abominable Crime" coincides with Pulitzer Center's first week-long film festival, showcasing feature-length films and shorts. Join us for one or several screenings.
In this lesson, students use the Pulitzer Center website to research a specific country before giving an oral presentation.
In this lesson, students will learn about AIDS in Florida, and participate in an activity understand the role of health education and its impact on the AIDS epidemic in the United States.
In this lesson, students will participate in a class discussion using the articles by Antigone Barton focusing on the work of Dr. John May.
Students discuss the statement “Haiti is an island of hope and despair.” The students also discuss how the United States and/or its citizens have contributed to hope and despair in Haiti.
In this lesson, students will participate in a Socratic Seminar using the Palm Beach Post article to dialogue about the impact of AIDS in the Dominican Republic.
Students explore HIV/AIDS in the Caribbean, using the Pulitzer Center’s interactive website Heroes of HIV: HIV in the Caribbean. Students will create a final product based on information they find.
In this lesson, students investigate educational resources using diverse media in order to understand how poetry can be used as a means of communication.
This Common Core-aligned lesson helps students explore the Haitian experience through poetry, photography, and music.