The Pulitzer Prizes are about to commemorate their 100th anniversary with a celebration at Poynter.
In honor of the occasion, we're taking a look at exemplary social justice-focused journalism from last
year and throughout the century.
Thomas Rippe is a freelance journalist and photographer currently residing in Beijing, where he focuses most of his energy on recovering from three years spent working for Chinese government-run media. Prior to arriving in Beijing he spent two years in Kigali, Rwanda, where he did freelance work for the Associated Press and Voice of America. While in Kigali Thomas also worked for the non-profit Tiziano Project helping a group of young Rwandans produce a weekly radio program that aired on VOA.