Leftist Catholic nuns have become unsung humanitarians of the U.S.-Mexico border.
In 2013, the journalist estimated seven years for the trip. He realized he needed more time.
Feeling threatened by the Bolsonaro government's policies, Xingu women decided to stop denying themselves the right to occupy spaces of power along with men.
The Solomon Islands archipelago is being stripped bare by foreign logging companies, in some cases acting illegally. A community takes action to preserve its future.
Because of Enviva, North Carolina creates more wood pellets than any other state, according to the U.S. Industrial Pellet Association.
This series on the wood pellet industry and the different views on the role of North Carolina forests in combating climate change took six months to put together, but drew on years of experience and reporting.
For European power plants facing a continental commitment to getting off coal, biomass provided a convenient fix.
Journalist Garry Pierre-Pierre returns to Haiti 10 years after his coverage of the 2010 earthquake.
Justin Catanoso speaks with the secretary of the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality.
Over the last 18 months, Haiti has been in the throes of a perpetual cycle of protests and unrest that has destabilized the country for weeks at a time.
Their men fight at the frontlines, but by blood and marriage, these women played a crucial role in the Marawi siege and the establishment of an ISIS caliphate in the Philippines.
Court records show that Missouri’s federally funded drug task forces have often failed to set up required oversight commissions, failed to hold oversight meetings in public and repeatedly failed to respond to Sunshine Act requests for public information.
Over the years, individuals who suffer US Supreme Court losses have sought friendlier hearings closer to home. Now state courts are becoming frontiers for litigation by school voucher opponents.
Twelve percent of the US population has some form of disability, but only one percent of scripted TV roles show individuals with disabilities. A major campaign in Hollywood is out to change that.
The Appalachia mountaintop removal resistance movement is strongly tied to the history of the region, and yet activists involved in the cause are drawn to the mountains from a variety of places.
Anti-corruption leader Anna Hazare burst on the scene in early 2011, a mystery to most Indians and much of the world. He is no mystery in the village where he has put Gandhian principles to the test.
Kem Sawyer, author of "Mohandas Gandhi: Champion of Freedom," discusses the influence of Gandhi's thinking on the work of Indian anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare.
Habiba Nosheen and Hilke Schellman reporting on so-called honor killings in Pakistan where women are seen as property of men.
Sam Mathews travels to Guatemala to volunteer with Global Dental Relief. During his stay, Sam learns about the reality of life for the country's ethnic Mayan population.
Washington area students--from three-year olds to university undergrads--learned about critical global issues from Pulitzer Center photojournalists.
After last August's riots, what's next for Britain?
Columbia University students receive awards at the Idlewild International Film Festival and Vancouver Queer Film Festival for a film about an asylum-seeking intersex woman who fled Zimbabwe with $60.
Paula Bronstein documents how war in Ukraine impacts the nation's most vulnerable population, the elderly. These silent victims of war age into unlivable conditions exacerbated by poverty and violence.
A film by two Columbia Journalism School student fellows was selected to be screened in four film festivals across North America.
“What if I told you that the year 1619 is as important to the American story as the year 1776? What if I told you that America is a country born both of an idea and a lie?” author Nikole Hannah-Jones asked during the live-streamed announcement of 'The 1619 Project,' for which the Pulitzer Center serves as the education partner, at the TimesCenter on Tuesday, August 13.
The New York Times Magazine has partnered with the Pulitzer Center on 'The 1619 Project,' an expansive issue of the magazine exploring the legacies of slavery in America today. We highlight significant coverage of the project in this post.
“I can remember thinking many times walking down the street with my cameras …‘This is hopeless. How can this ever be turned around?'" says photographer grantee Larry Price about working on Undark's multimedia project, "Breathtaking," now a finalist for a 2019 Online Journalism Award.
The Pulitzer Center's newsletter for the week of July 30, 2019.
What are the challenges to ending AIDS? "Far From Over," a series supported by the Pulitzer Center for PBS NewsHour exploring societal stigma against HIV/AIDS, was nominated for an Emmy Award.
We have to decolonize ourselves: Eliane Brum, a Brazilian member of the Amazon Advisory Committee, addressing the first convening of the Rainforest Journalism Fund (RJF).
“We didn’t know they would come to bomb us,” says Lung Ki, a character in 2017 Student Fellow Erin McGoff's film exploring the continuing impact of the 1964 - 1973 U.S. bombings of Laos.
Pulitzer Center Flagler College student fellow alum Jared Olson received a Florida 2019 Sunshine State award for a story about the displaced people of Nicolas Ruiz, a remote village in southern Mexico.
Timbs v. Indiana was a case involving civil asset forfeiture decided by the U.S. Supreme Court in 2019. It is a significant step toward judicial reform of civil asset forfeiture practices.