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graphic that highlights Latina journalists: Silvia Foster-Frau and Arelis Hernández, winners of the Pulitzer Prize for journalism

Silvia Foster-Frau and Arelis Hernández (both of Puerto Rican descent) received the 2024 Pulitzer Prize in the National Reporting category in a groundbreaking win for Latinas in journalism. They earned this honor for their, as the Pulitzer Board put it, “sobering examination of the AR-15 semi-automatic rifle, which forced readers to reckon with the horrors wrought by the weapon often used for mass shootings in America.”

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