The National Museum of Puerto Rican Arts and Culture, the only Puerto Rican history museum in the United States, continues to fight for racial and financial equity. However, in the wake of the global COVID-19 pandemic that has ravaged Illinois, many museums of color have been feeling the squeeze of the economic hardships caused by it.
Miguel Pérez Jr. was among the first troops deployed to Afghanistan after the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Now he's one of dozens of deported veterans who say they've been exiled from the country they fought for.
Nine deported U.S. veterans shared their stories with Pulitzer Center grantee Maria Zamudio. They spoke of their combat-related illnesses and how they long to return home.
Hundreds of noncitizen veterans were placed in removal proceedings during the past six years despite policies to consider their service in deportation cases and to provide a pathway to citizenship for immigrants serving in the U.S. military.
Grantee Christopher de Bellaigue speaks with WBEZ Worldview host Jerome McDonnell on deradicalization in French jails.
Grantee Nell Freudenberger talks to WBEZ Worldview's Jerome McDonnell about India's Parsis, a shrinking minority group.
Grantees Claire Provost and Matt Kennard join WBEZ's Jerome McDonnell to discuss how some of the World Bank's lending practices end up hurting the poor.
Ann Schraufnagel, our Global Health Reporting fellow from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, discusses India's urgent need to fix its plumbing.
WBEZ's Jerome McDonnell interviews Ana Santos, who describes the tortuous process of ending a marriage in the Philippines. For years, humiliation and hefty expenses stood between Santos and divorce.
Pulitzer Center grantee Dimiter Kenarov is interviewed by WBEZ's Worldview about his project "Ukraine: Crimea under Siege."
As the conflict rages in Syria, refugees flood into Turkey.
In China, marriage-aged men outnumber women by the millions. Experts predict that by 2020, the number of men unable to find wives will be equivalent to the population of Texas.