In the wake of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's sweeping reelection last May, journalist Maddy Crowell looks at the wide-ranging voices of dissent in India – the people and places that are working to defend the image of a pluralistic and tolerant India against the swelling tide of Hindu nationalism.
In Cambodia’s floating villages, tens of thousands of ethnic Vietnamese eke out precarious lives on the Tonle Sap. Born into statelessness, they are not permitted to vote, work, or even live on land.
In El Salvador abortion is illegal, violence against women common, and sex ed extremely limited. Did the Zika virus provide an opportunity for the country to talk about these culturally taboo topics?
Genetic scientists in Iceland want to warn 2,400 people who are more likely than others to develop breast cancer, but they can't. The individuals have the right not to know.
How is post-colonial Guyana working to break free from its enduring cycles of abuse and suicide?
Where does the transgender—or Khawaja Sara—community stand socially, politically and religiously in Pakistan? Why are they viewed both as bearers of good fortune and as outcasts?
The project is explores the impact of sexual segregation in psycho-neurological boarding houses in Russia.
Praveena Somasundaram from Guilford College traveled to southern India to report on gender inequality in education and the difficulties and opportunities women face in the workplace in both urban and rural areas.
How do youth with Type 1 diabetes live with and manage a disease in a country where proper supplies, insulin, education and support can be hard to find?
Thousands of lone minors fled war to find shelter in Sweden, a once exceptionally welcoming country. Now, asylum regulations are tightening, leaving refugees uncertain of the future.
In Rwanda, increased floods, droughts, and landslides have caused deaths and destroyed homes. How are mountain gorillas and people living near their habitat impacted by and adapting to climate change?
When unmarried sex is outlawed, pregnancy out of wedlock is proof of a crime. Women are jailed—along with their babies.
Journalist Nadja Drost discusses her reporting with filmmaker Bruno Federico on Venezuela's battle for power between President Nicolás Maduro and Juan Guaidó.
Author and photographer Jeffrey E. Stern explains his approach to reporting on the world’s worst humanitarian catastrophe by rendering it to a small, personal scale.
Patricia Huon and Andreea Câmpeanu traveled to South Sudan and Uganda to report on children and youth who were associated with armed groups—looking at how these children were dealing with trauma while reintegrating back home.
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.
Catchlight Fellow Andrea Bruce discusses American democracy with a community of disenfranchised ex-offenders in Memphis, Tennessee.
Journalist Shaina Shealy traveled to Myanmar last spring to report on how women and girls are using Facebook.
Meet Frederick Bernas and Rayan Hindi, who discuss the challenges of producing a documentary about a ballet program in Rio de Janeiro's Alemão favela.
Sarah Aziza discusses her investigation of the darker realities of life inside Saudi Arabia under the would-be Saudi reformer, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.
The truth about Hungary: How a country that used to be a poster child for a successful transition to democracy collapsed into a new kind of authoritarianism.
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.
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.
Indigenous people, once careful stewards of the rainforest, have been driven out of the forest to resettlement centers and denuded villages.
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.
Standards-aligned activities drawing from concepts in the essays, creative texts, photographs, and illustrations to engage students in creative and challenging ways.
Explore how Pulitzer Center can support your classroom in teaching The 1619 Project and beyond!
Students write ekphrastic poems based on powerful photographs. They explore the stories photos tell, make personal connections to them, and amplify under-represented voices including their own.
This lesson introduces students to some of the ways people around the world are fighting climate change in their own communities, and challenges them to take action themselves.
Students explore reporting on the Yemeni war and consider: What forms can war take, and how does it affect civilians directly and indirectly? How can journalists report on a conflict well?
A project-based unit that engage students in the production of their own citizen journalism for Andrea Bruce's Our Democracy project.
Students practice skills for preparing and conducting interviews for documentary films.