"They treated us like an animal," a member of the Islamic missionary movement Tablighi Jamaat tells Pulitzer Center Justice Fellow Apoorva Mittal. Indian Muslims have faced a new wave of discrimination amidst the pandemic.
“Drive-up testing won’t work if people don’t have a car,” the founder of a community health center in Oakland, California, tells Amy Maxmen, senior reporter at Nature.
In the slums of Buenos Aires, government aid has been slow to materialize. Instead, community organizations are leading the fight.
Tens of thousands of Venezuelan migrants returned from Colombia to their native homes during the COVID-19 lockdown. Luis Guillermo Franquiz, a Venezuelan writer, was one of them. He lived and worked in Bogota. For 16 days, he walked to reach the border and crossed it. Luis Guillermo wrote his story.
Kenya Is Trying to End Child Marriage. But Climate Change Is Putting More Young Girls at Risk.
Migrants and refugees worldwide routinely find themselves in great danger. Perhaps the most hazardous migrant trail of all is the Darien Gap, a wild, lawless stretch straddling Colombia and Panama.
The pandemic has created deep economic and financial problems for Latin America, which faces a projected 5.3% contraction in gross domestic product this year. The resulting cuts are hitting science hard and threatening hard-won gains.
Scientists believe the illicit poaching of pangolins—a type of elusive, scaled anteater—has played a role in the global coronavirus pandemic.
Grantee and photographer Giles Duley spent time with London's Imperial College Healthcare in May to document their response to the coronavirus pandemic.
Roger Thurow’s interactive piece “The First 1,000 Days and Beyond” follows the triumphs and tragedies of mothers and their children battling malnutrition from pregnancy to age 2.
Russia claimed it has approved the world’s first COVID-19 vaccine, as the nation’s Ministry of Health issued a registration certificate for a vaccine candidate that has been tested in just 76 people.
U.S. deportations of migrants have exported COVID-19 to Guatemala and prompted fear, chaos, and a collapse of already fragile health services.
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.
The Luce Foundation, a supporter of the Pulitzer Center, spotlighted highlights from the Pulitzer Center's 2019 Beyond Religion Conference on its website.