The shooting of Michael Brown in late summer of 2014 started a national conversation about police racism and brutality; and in St. Louis, it started a renaissance of the city’s history of organizing, activism, and engagement in politics. Despite the progress, harsh voter ID laws and socioeconomic and cultural obstacles limit numbers at the polls.
Ethnicity is defined as a shared cultural heritage based on ancestry, language and customs that have endured for years. Pulitzer Center stories tagged with “Ethnicity” feature reporting that covers conflict between different ethnic groups, ancestral history and the customs that make ethnic groups unique in the world. Use the Pulitzer Center Lesson Builder to find and create lesson plans on ethnicity.