Racist policing practices plagued the case of Stephen Lawrence, as revealed in the Macpherson Inquiry of 1997. Fourteen years later, institutional racism is still a concern for the Lawrence family.
Some news stories require greater investments of time to report, with journalists conducting exhaustive investigations using data, public and private records and interviews with a host of sources. Pulitzer Center grantee stories tagged with “Investigative” feature in-depth reporting that delves deeply into serious issues. Use the Pulitzer Center Lesson Builder to find and create lesson plans on investigative journalism.