James Mitchell will be the first witness to describe the torture of detainees in the secret prisons — some at his own hands — in the trial of the men accused of plotting the Sept. 11 attacks.
Plummeting milk prices have cast Wisconsin family dairy farmers into a crisis of survival.
The federal trial of a former commander of the naval base put a spotlight on life at the isolated and secretive outpost best known for its terrorist court and prison.
More than 900 streets in the United States are named after King, as are another hundred elsewhere in the world.
The emerging international electric grid with a 1,000-mile supply chain is pitting New England’s hunger for renewable energy against the Indigenous peoples' hunger for life-sustaining food.
As the original motherland for Native American and First Nation tribes, these islands and neighboring coastal areas play an important role in their culture, faith and traditions.
At the heart of a raging debate over the impacts of the proposed New England Clean Energy Connect project lies a fragile ideal of wilderness and wild living that some fear will be lost forever with the change in the landscape and loss of brook trout spawning grounds.
Fighting back against rapists and abusers is a valid legal defense. But women with persuasive self-defense claims continue to be charged with murder.
Differing descriptions of renewable and green energy drive state and regional approaches, with the definitions set by Massachusetts driving the current New England Clean Energy Connect project, a $950 million power line that would carry up to 1,200 megawatts of hydropower from Canada, across Maine, to Massachusetts.
Native American women and girls are targeted at rates that far outweigh other American women, and are 10 times more likely to be murdered.
After pressure from President Trump, Mexican authorities are stopping many migrants from passing through their country, stranding them in the city of Tapachula.
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.
Alaska's Native corporations preserved their cultures by logging their ancient forests. Can they lead the way to conserving what's left?
"Holding Fire" is a behind-the-scenes look at the work of a Yemeni immigrant and grassroots Muslim activist in South Brooklyn during a time of unprecedented Islamophobia.
Rising seas pose a serious threat to septic and sewer systems, putting our water at risk of contamination. This project looks at the risks and possible solutions for these problems in Coastal Georgia.
This story examines how the criminal justice system is not equipped to protect women who protect themselves. It is told through the lens of one case—the Alabama murder trial of Brittany Smith.
Can an attorney handle more than 100 criminal cases at a time? That's the reality for a public defender like Jeff Esparza, who represents defendants unable to afford their own lawyers in Kansas City.
A dispute over land ownership is at the center of fierce debate around a planned extension to Canada's Trans Mountain pipeline, which would cut through dozens of First Nations communities.
Canada wants to supply New England with cheap, "clean" hydropower. But the region's mega-dams carry hidden costs to Inuit culture, the environment, and even the climate.
Are the super rich better equipped than the federal government to save America's disappearing wildlands?
Climate change is not only causing a crisis for our oceans and coasts, but it is also having a profound impact on the Great Lakes region. The Tribune visits each lake to examine the consequences.
This project explores Hawaii’s unique island landscape and the crucial role watersheds play in mitigating climate change on Hawaii’s water resources, native species, and overall economy.
After Motel 6 gave his name to immigration agents in 2017, a Washington man’s family was torn apart. The Columbian reports from the U.S.-Mexico border, where the family is navigating a life divided.
The U.S. government and migrants seeking asylum find themselves in a precarious situation as the situation on the border worsens.
Aerial photographer Alex MacLean addresses the impact of sea-level rise, and current strategies to mitigate it, by capturing images of shoreline vulnerability, catastrophic damage, and strategies for resilience along the coast from Maine to Texas.
In Juarez, a cobbled-together community of migrants is trapped by U.S. policies in an immigration purgatory. Associated Press reporters Tim Sullivan and Cedar Attanasio spent a week in their world.
In Nome, Alaska, a city reckons with a crisis of unaddressed sexual violence, reports Victoria Mckenzie.
Photojournalist James Whitlow Delano explores the human and environmental toll of mining for gold in La Rinconada in the Peruvian Andes.
Meet journalist Louie Palu, reporting on the militarization of the Arctic.
At the height of the U.S. immigration debate, Marcia Biggs goes to ground zero of the Central American refugee crisis and the origin of migrant caravans to find out why people are being forced to flee.
Author and journalist Christopher de Bellaigue reports on assisted dying and euthanasia practices in North America and Europe.
Students from Center City Public Charter School attend a three-day workshop inspired by the award-winning series ‘Pumped Dry'—learning about groundwater depletion, talking to the journalists behind the project and then tour USA Today's newsroom.
Journalist Perla Trevizo examines the conditions in Guatemala that lead families to migrate to the U.S.
Multimedia journalist Larry C. Price traveled around the world to report on air pollution: specifically, PM2.5. What is it, and how does it manifest across the globe?
Catchlight Fellow Andrea Bruce discusses American democracy with a community of disenfranchised ex-offenders in Memphis, Tennessee.
Eli Kintisch wrote and produced THAW, a documentary series that tells the story of a journey to the Arctic ocean in the dead of winter, revealing a radically changing ecosystem with global implications.
Marina Walker Guevara, manager of the Panama Papers, joins the Pulitzer Center in February.
This Media Impact Funders webinar discussed recent initiatives to increase diversity in media organizations.
“I hope that you will leave this screening somehow changed,” said the director of Circus Without Borders, which the Pulitzer Center screened for over 500 students in September 2019.
Pulitzer Center Reporting Fellow Patrick Ammerman from the University of Pennsylvania discusses his reporting project on Venezuelan migrants in Colombia on the DosPuntos radio program. [In Spanish]
Xyza Cruz Bacani talk with Frederick Van Johnson about her photography book—We Are Like Air—documenting the lives of people living within and on the outskirts of Hong Kong.
Florida newsroom executives and Pulitzer Center Executive Editor Indira Lakshmanan joined the Athena Society in Tampa to have a conversation about the Florida Climate Reporting Network.
Forsyth Technical Community College Reporting Fellow Shirin Alhroob traveled to Turkey to report on women in the IT industry.
Judy Gladney shared her story of being one of the very first African American students at Missouri's University City High School in the 1960s during a panel discussion at the University City Library alongside Pulitzer Center grantees, the school superintendent, and her daughter.
Journalists, scientists, policymakers, and residents discuss how climate change is threatening Cape Cod and what to do about it at an inaugural Connected Coastlines event at BU.
On Day Two of Washington Weekend, Pulitzer Center reporting fellows presented global reporting projects on Human Rights, Women’s Empowerment, Global Health, and Climate Change and the Environment.
Students learn about the techniques and value of oral history by looking at examples used in reporting, and developing their own projects by connecting historical events to their own community.
Students learn about how gold from illegal mines in Colombia winds up in American electronics, and the violence, labor conditions, and environmental consequences that result from this trade.
Students evaluate how climate change is impacting the land, people and wildlife on Cape Cod through close reading of the article "At the Edge of a Warming World" from The Boston Globe.
Students learn about the asylum-seeking process and family separation at the U.S.-Mexico border, while also exploring themes connected to migration and refugees more broadly.
This lesson plan guides students in exploring a special kids' section of The New York Times titled "Why You Should Know About the Year 1619."
Students explore how the Baltimore Sun conducted their deep investigation into the corrupt case of Sgt. Wayne Jenkins, a former police officer for the Baltimore Police Department.
Students learn about a Louisiana school accused of fabricating student records and abusing students. In tandem, they learn how journalists investigate a story, and the impact news can have on lives.
At the start of the school year, students might want to discuss global issues that arose over the summer. This lesson is intended to spark discussion on current events and ways to keep up with them.
Engage with the challenges and solutions that communities around the world are grappling with when trying to access vital food sources.
Reading guides, activities, and other resources to bring The 1619 Project into the classroom and beyond.
This resource includes quotes, key terms/names/historical events, and guiding questions for each of over 30 essays and creative works that compose The 1619 Project.
A partial listing of historical events and terms referenced in The 1619 Project essays to support teachers in curricular integration.