Wayne Jenkins was on a mission to find big dealers and steal their drugs and cash. Then the feds found him.
A passing tradition at a farm in Connecticut on Father's day signifies so much for the men who leave their families to work.
How a corrupt police squad scoured Baltimore streets in pursuit of black men to search, arrest—and steal from.
Ignoring warning signs of misconduct, Baltimore Police praised—and promoted—Gun Trace Task Force leader.
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.
Reforms to state civil asset forfeiture laws have made it slightly tougher to seize property, but critics say they don't go far enough to protect citizens.
Illinois, Indiana and Iowa have seized millions of dollars in property under civil asset forfeiture laws, but critics say recent reforms to the laws do not go far enough to protect citizens.
How Texas police use civil asset forfeiture in four counties.
2019 Pulitzer Center student fellow film She's Not a Boy focuses on an intersex woman who moved from Zimbabwe to the United States.
Qaanaaq, in North Greenland, is the world's northernmost naturally inhabited town, with 656 citizens.
The Pentagon has been putting a new focus on the health care needs to Allow Guantánamo Prisoners to Travel to the U.S. for Medical Care.
President Trump said Thursday that he had tried to stop the release of John Walker Lindh, known widely as the “American Taliban".
A Baltimore Sun investigation into a rogue squad of police officers who used the authority of the badge to commit crimes—and how they got away with it for so long.
A new report shows that hundreds of veterans were placed in deportation proceedings. We explore an unintended consequence of a 1996 immigration law that made it possible to deport veterans.
In the aftermath of the worst anti-Semitic slaughter in United States history, the neighborhood of Squirrel Hill, Pittsburgh, relies on a century of deep urban community to cope with trauma.
“She’s Not a Boy” is the story of Tatenda Ngwaru, an asylum-seeking intersex woman who fled Zimbabwe with sixty dollars and the hope that she would finally find a place where she belonged.
Veracruz is home to hundreds of thousands of Afro-Mexicans. In 2015, they were officially recognized in the National Census. What's happened since?
How a cycle of debt and increased enforcement is leaving a void in some rural Guatemalan schools and villages.
Dairy farms—Wisconsin's economic engines—have been decimated in recent years due to decreased demand, lack of workers, and slumping milk prices.
For decades, people have migrated from the Mexican state of Guerrero for economic reasons. But now, people are leaving Guerrero not to improve their lives, but to save their lives.
As 88 miles of President Trump’s border wall go up in South Texas, scientists and local residents fear that the unique ecosystems and nature-based economy of the Lower Rio Grande Valley will suffer.
Liberal and conservative justices criticize abuses of civil asset forfeiture. Groups from CATO to the ACLU do too. Republicans and Democrats want change, but much of the reform agenda is unfinished.
A data-driven look at the impact of civil asset forfeiture reform laws throughout the Midwest.
Carol Rosenberg tells both big-sweep and incremental stories about the court and captives at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
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.
Andres Gonzalez investigates the epidemic of mass shootings in American schools, producing a body of work titled "American Origami."
Restaurateur Mike Chen legally hired expert noodle-pullers from Taiwan to create an authentic noodle house in Pittsburgh, until the Trump administration’s immigration policy changes put an end to it.
In the United States, one in every 28 children has a parent in jail or in prison. TIME for Kids executive editor Jaime Joyce reports on two programs that help families stay connected.
Threshold is a public radio show and podcast tackling one pressing environmental issue each season. The show aims to be a home for nuanced journalism about human relationships with the natural world.
After a new federal immigration policy led to hundreds of children being separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border, The Texas Tribune opened a temporary South Texas bureau to investigate.
Photographer Jonas Bendiksen traveled to Greenland to visualize its demographic challenges: As more women than men leave to study or live abroad, there are fewer than nine women for every 10 men.
Jesse Alejandro Cottrell reports on "Solecito," a group of mothers in Mexico who are searching for their missing children—uncoverinng gravesites in barren fields.
Initiative brings in 15 teachers from Washington, D.C., New York, North Carolina, and Pennsylvania, providing them with ideas on how to connect content to the "real world."
Dalia Mogahed and Katherine Coplen of the Institute for Social Policy and Understanding offer data-driven tips for responsibly reporting on American Muslim communities.
How do we bridge gaps between science and religion? Live taping of "On Being" explores the intricacies of how the mind and body interact with reality.
Panelists discuss how religion can reinforce divisions between social groups in Israel, Northern Ireland, and Indian-Americans in the United States.
Day two of the Beyond Religion Conference sparked a lively workshop conversation on how reporting on religion has evolved over time.
Dalia Mogahed, ISPU research director, journalist Mark Oppenheimer, and Pulitzer Center Executive Editor Indira Lakshmanan explore the Pittsburgh community's response to the shooting at the Tree of Life and preview some of the recurring themes at the Pulitzer Center's "Beyond Religion" conference.
The Pulitzer Center is pleased to announce Connected Coastlines, a collaborative reporting initiative on climate science in U.S. coastal states with support from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute’s Department of Science Education.
How do religion and gender intersect? How do we accurately and creatively represent different religions in our media? Journalists, theologians, activists, and educators asked and considered these questions and more at the Pulitzer Center's 2019 Beyond Religion Conference.
Tatenda Ngwaru discusses the ongoing struggles of intersex people in interview with Shondaland.
Wall Street Journal names Pulitzer Center Howard University student fellow and student fellow alum 2019 Summer Interns.
One of newest reporting fellows faced a tumultuous path in coming to Davidson College as a refugee from Damascus.
Dan McCarey, principal of Maptian, a data visualization and mapping studio, created 'Taken', a website that displays information from Pulitzer Center projects on civil asset forfeiture.
Students read and discuss stories featuring children with an incarcerated parent, then take action to find solutions to some of the challenges these children face.
Students explore Afropunk as a global social catalyst and consider art and fashion's relationship to identity, culture, and social movements.
A project-based unit that engage students in the production of their own citizen journalism for Andrea Bruce's Our Democracy project.
Engage students in a dialogue about democracy with photojournalist Andrea Bruce and members of a re-entry program in Memphis, Tennessee.
Students practice skills for preparing and conducting interviews for documentary films.
Students evaluate how photojournalist Daniella Zalcman communicates interviews with blended photography in order to create their own blended portraits that communicate how their identities are...
This resource describes methods for producing documentary filmmaking projects with students that make local connections to global issues by outlining the development of the film “Placing Identity.”
This lesson offers multimedia resources that emphasize the relevance of treaties with Native nations in the U.S. today, and explore under-reported stories about Indigenous peoples around the world.
What should environmental reporting accomplish, and what creative approaches can journalists take to meeting their goal? Students reflect on these questions and plan a reporting project of their own.
Independently and collaboratively, students piece together photo puzzles and investigate the stories behind them, all the while considering: Why is it important to seek out the full story?
Indigenous rights and visual literacy take center stage in these activity ideas and classroom resources, using reporting from six countries by Magnum photographers.
Reading comprehension tools, activities and other resources to bring "Losing Earth," The New York Times Magazine's special issue on climate change, into the classroom and beyond.