In Vienna, Illinois, no one talks openly about the violence that drove out Black residents 66 years ago, or about how it became a "sundown town." The town is still grappling with racial tensions today.
The pandemic underscored long-standing inequalities in American society. It also created scores of new social activists in Generation Z ready to become the leaders of tomorrow.
In the end, it wasn’t the struggles of Tasha Lamm's family that stood out most in their little house in Appalachian Ohio. It was love.
Daniel, who has a congenital heart defect, knows going to a polling place will put her at risk. But voting in person provides a measure of satisfaction and psychological assurance that her ballot will be counted.
Until the border opens and they can return home, Thailand's migrant workers must navigate a labyrinthine immigration system, fight for health care, and struggle to survive, reports Medill Journalism School student Kira Leadholm.
I panic buy. I scour the shelves. I am spinning. I get what I can get. I taxi home, I wash everything down, I squirrel away. For three months I will mostly sit, and yet I am so tired.
Residents received little information about the source of the health scare that halted activities at the outpost in Cuba.
The president reversed Obama-era policies on detainees, leaving in limbo five prisoners who had been judged eligible for transfer to other countries. Their fate could rest on the 2020 election.
From April through September, 3,000 North Carolinians filed for bankruptcy—30% less than before the pandemic. When foreclosures, evictions and other debt collections start again—and some already have—experts worry there will be a wave of filings.
Three families faced eviction after COVID-19 cost them their jobs or their health. But each was hanging on. Barely. Here are updates to their stories, six weeks later.
Slavery was abolished in Nigeria in the early 1900s, but Igbo people who are descended from slaves are still seen as inferior.
Grantees Jenna Kunze and Alice Qannik Glenn discuss how they sought to highlight Native Alaskan voices in their reporting on climate change in the Arctic.
A national census in Bosnia in October 2013 may reveal an increasingly ethnic Bosnian population, but getting minorities to officially declare their often-stigmatized identities will be difficult.
More than 520 years after Spain expelled its Jewish population, the government has eased Spanish citizenship regulations for people of Sephardic Jewish descent.
Seventeen-year-old Yago Parra wanted to protest Spanish austerity measures. He never expected to become a symbol of the fight for free expression.
How do Tohono O’odham tribal members feel about the primarily Latino migrants crossing through their reservation in order to pursue the "American Dream"? It's complicated.
The Pulitzer Center welcomes Wake Forest University, High Point University and Guilford College to its Campus Consortium network.
Boulder, known for its green ideology, is preparing to take over the town's electrical utility in an effort to become more sustainable and bring the power of choice back to the public.
Hawaii's ‘i’iwi honeycreeper may not last another generation and its extinction would change the biological diversity and culture of the islands.
Some of the biggest criticisms of international aid are coming from self-reflective aid workers who question their role and the role of their employers in developing nations.
Every five years the federal government passes a Farm Bill to outline agriculture and food policy. This year, interest groups are trying to get a policy protecting farmworker rights included.
Animal welfare organizations seek additional protections for chimpanzees that could ultimately result in the end of their appearances in movies and commercials.
Coming off of adventures in Asia during summer 2011, one traveler's questions shifted from whether China is ready for an Arab Spring to what the future of democracy looks like there.
Mattey's Garden, a 13-year-old gardening program offered at Matthew Whaley Elementary School in Williamsburg, VA, isn't just about vegetables.
A $950,000 fund will support professional reporting projects and programs in K-12 schools and colleges.
Grantees Patricia Clarembaux and Almudena Toral’s report on Salvadoran women and suicide won a News & Documentary Emmy Award.
What is the status of the detention center nearly 20 years after its creation? Grantee Carol Rosenberg and CNN analyst John Kirby spoke at a webinar.
A project investigates the effects of COVID-19 on Americans experiencing homelessness and facing eviction.
"Sucked Dry" investigates the effects of foreign land grabs in the Nile River Basin on 11 African countries.
The Pulitzer Center is seeking applications from current students and recent graduates of the Campus Consortium program to report on U.S. climate change issues.
Marina Walker Guevara has been elected to the Board of Governors of the country’s largest association of journalists engaged in international news.
The project focuses on three climate superheroes under threat of deforestation.
Bringing together 16 journalists from 11 countries, free, bilingual webinars will explore ways to improve reporting on an important global issue.
Kiran Misra will travel to the origin sites of Chicago’s four largest immigrant populations to report on factors that drive immigration to the U.S. Midwest.
Pulitzer grantee Ejiro Umukoro has spent the lockdown reporting on Nigeria’s shadow pandemic of violence against women and children.
Photographer Sean Gallagher discusses his work and the impact of COVID with Alison Stieven-Taylor of Photojournalism Now.