The shooting of Michael Brown in late summer of 2014 started a national conversation about police racism and brutality; and in St. Louis, it started a renaissance of the city’s history of organizing, activism, and engagement in politics. Despite the progress, harsh voter ID laws and socioeconomic and cultural obstacles limit numbers at the polls.
For years, the Dutch built levees, artificial barriers to keep water out. In the face of climate change and rising sea levels, they are reversing the process, and returning to nature.
Like New Orleans, Rotterdam is coping with heavier rains and bigger storms brought about by changing climate.
From Mato Grosso to Pará, how rural Brazil provides one of the food commodities China needs most.
Climate change is bringing new threats and the Dutch are trying some unusual approaches in response.
Ravenhall Correctional Centre in Melbourne, Australia, is one of just a few private prisons with performance-based contracts specifically aimed at reducing recidivism—but it is not perfect.
Private prisons are looking to push costs down, despite complaints of underpaid and overworked staff.
Evanston, Wyoming is struggling to thrive in a boom and bust economy. Amid this, a private prison company's proposal to build a detention center in the town sparked debate among locals.
Pulitzer Center grantee Madelyn Beck reports on Idaho’s response to the state's fast-growing prison population.
Rubber tappers and Indigenous people resist the advance of forest devastation.
On pilgrimage with Albania's Bektashi, a storied Sufi order that has had to invent or re-invent its traditions after its 20th-century repression in the world's first atheist state.
Nigerian refugees in Bavaria spend up to three years in isolated centers, with no work, an allowance of 90 euros a month, dire living conditions, and travel restrictions.
Student Fellows Ingrid Holmquist and Sana Malik are finalists for the 2019 BAFTA Student Awards for their film that tells the personal story of a migrant worker from Mexico with broader resonance.
Tatenda Ngwaru discusses the ongoing struggles of intersex people in interview with Shondaland.
Wall Street Journal names Pulitzer Center Howard University student fellow and student fellow alum 2019 Summer Interns.
One of newest reporting fellows faced a tumultuous path in coming to Davidson College as a refugee from Damascus.
Pulitzer Center grantees Maggie Michael, Nariman Ayman El-Mofty, and Maad al-Zikry were awarded the 2019 Michael Kelly Award for their Associated Press reporting on the cycles of epidemic, starvation and corruption faced by millions of civilians in Yemen's war.
Grantee Frederick Bernas helped the subject of his Pulitzer Center-funded documentary raise money to build a dance school in a Brazilian favela.
Marcia Biggs' Pulitzer Center-supported story on starvation as a weapon of war in Yemen was selected as the winner of the 2019 Deadline Club Awards' National Television Feature category.
Congratulations to this year's 43 Pulitzer Center student fellows! They are traveling to 29 countries to report on the environment, global health, immigration, political power systems, and identity issues.
Associated Press team, supported by the Pulitzer Center, sought to document the struggles faced by ordinary people in Yemen and show the human costs of the civil war.
Fellowship awards go to three students from the Pulitzer Center's Campus Consortium network in conjunction with the Pulitzer Center's June 2019 'Beyond Religion' conference. Fellows will report from Lebanon, India, and Texas.
Luisa Conlon, Lacy Jane Roberts, and Hanna Miller were selected as finalists in the Excellence in International Reporting category.
The New York Times' John Lanchester writes review of Pulitzer Center grantee Nathaniel Rich's Losing Earth.