Senegal’s hip-hop artists are voicing their nation’s anger and leading a movement to stop President Abdoulaye Wade from staging what they say is a constitutional coup.
With access to Equatorial Guinea normally tightly controlled by the government, a showcase soccer tournament gives a rare glimpse of life in a rich country wracked by poverty.
On the one-year anniversary of the Tunisian revolution, a nation struggles with the transition from autocracy to democracy in the face of growing unemployment and religious conservatism.
In Accra, capital of Ghana, residents cope with water scarcity while the state water company rakes in cash from abroad.
U.S. officials believe Iran’s ongoing progress towards a nuclear weapon is pushing Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Egypt and Turkey to follow suit, raising the odds of an Arab nuclear arms race.
With the economy slowing and the peace process in stagnation, the West Bank's younger generation is at a political crossroad.
A gentle, mystical form of Islam commonly practiced by millions in Kashmir is now being challenged by a much more puritanical and doctrinaire version imported from Saudi Arabia.
This reporting initiative partners African and US journalists to explore critical challenges in reproductive health and family planning—and what they mean for life, death and socio-economic stability.
After recent political violence divided communities, some in Ivory Coast look to local water management as a key to reconciliation, social cohesion and long-lasting peace.
Anna Hazare, inspired by Gandhi, transformed a village—Ralegan Siddhi, his hometown. Now, 74 years old, he wants to rid his country of corruption using the same tactics of non-violent resistance.
Pulitzer Center grantee Ty McCormick covers Egypt's political transformation by talking with artists who are beginning to show their creativity after years of forced self-censorship.
Lake Titicaca supports hundreds of small Aymara indigenous farming and fishing towns in Peru and Bolivia, but an unchecked urban boom is contaminating the water and threatening lakeshore life.
Reporter Kathleen McLaughlin looks at how China's efforts to provide medical aid to Africa have been corrupted by fake drugs.
Journalists Fred de Sam Lazaro and Simone Ahuja discuss their reporting from India.
Journalist Larry Price discusses his reporting on what it's like to be a child laborer in the gold mines of Burkina Faso.
Allison Shelley and Allyn Gaestel discuss the challenges of reporting on "Chaupadi: Nepali Women's Monthly Exile" and the barriers to reproductive health care faced by women in rural Nepal.
Interview with director Micah Fink about the making of "The Abominable Crime", a film about Jamaica's violent homophobia and the brave people who stand up to it.
Journalist Pete Jones discusses his reporting from the Democratic Republic of Congo.
"Meet the Pros" 2013 features Pulitzer Center grantee Allison Shelley and student fellow Melissa Turley, produces Westchester student-created multimedia.
Sarah Wildman on the contested histories of modern Jerusalem and how they have shaped – and narrowed – the prospects for a final settlement between Israelis and Palestinians.
Fiona Lloyd-Davies has reported on Eastern Congo since 2011. Here she discusses the twin aims of her new project, assessing the aftermath of a mass rape and efforts to establish conflict-free mines.
Des Moines Register reporter Tony Leys and photojournalist Mary Chind talk about their project in Haiti.
Download an Educator's Guide to "In Search of Home", our iPad e-book on global statelessness.
Social media dominated the youth voting scene in the 2012 US presidential election. This trend seems likely to grow stronger over the course of the next election cycle.
Students explore the relationship between politics and economics in the Democratic Republic of Congo and create concept maps to visualize the connections impacting the country.
These lesson plans present close reading, writing, discussion, and hands-on activities that explore "Fractured Lands: How the Arab World Came Apart," Scott Anderson's New York Times Magazine story.
The following global affairs lesson plan for history, ELA, Spanish and Humanities teachers investigates the use of technology in Mexico to combat corruption and the impacts of that activism.
This lesson provides resources for teachers in Winston-Salem, NC as they create lesson plans connected to the "Dispatches" exhibition at the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA).
Students examine details from photojournalist Tomas van Houtryve's drone photography project "Blue Sky Days" to analyze the author's purpose for the project and design their own visual arts projects.
These lessons present close reading, writing, discussion and hands-on activities that explore reporting on climate change, land rights debates and water issues.
This lesson challenges students to take a position related to what is causing or fueling conflicts that could be labeled religious. Students create an argumentative research paper and presentation.
Links to curricular resources for Daniella Zalcman’s Signs of Your Identity project.
Students discuss culture, identity and the impact of government-mandated residential schools for indigenous children in the U.S. and Canada using photography and reporting by Daniella Zalcman.
After reading, discussing, analyzing and synthesizing "Fractured Lands", students will develop a children's book further exploring a character, region or event.
These activities are designed to prepare students to engage with Richard Bernstein’s project "Taiwan: A Changing Status Quo."
This lesson covers some of the psychological impacts that affect migrant workers and their families using reporting on Filipino migrant workers and their families by Ana P. Santos.