Katherine Gilyard is an editorial fellow. She has more than a decade of experience as a photojournalist and a victim’s advocate for sexual assault survivors. A graduate of Howard University, she has worked with STAT News, the National Press Photographers Association and Kaiser Health News.
‘We are all bound up together’: The 19th’s fellows on the life and legacy of Frances Ellen Watkins Harper
On the anniversary of her passing, The 19th's fellows honor the “mother of African American journalism,” who our HBCU fellowship is named for.
A vast majority of Americans are concerned people could face criminal penalties for abortion
A majority of Americans are worried that medical professionals and patients could be charged with crimes for providing or having abortions, a new poll finds.
Brittney Griner is home, but the work isn’t over
Days after her release from Russian detainment, WNBA player Brittney Griner shared gratitude for the support that brought her home and announced her return to basketball.
Success of 'slavery on the ballot' measures could help incarcerated pregnant people of color
Four of five states in the midterms voted to remove language from their constitutions that allow state prisons to require incarcerated people to work.
The 19th Explains: What we know about Brittney Griner’s case and what it took to get her home
As details about Griner’s release continue to emerge, The 19th spoke with Russia expert Kimberly St. Julian-Varnon about her case and the significance of her release.
Motivated by Dobbs and COVID-19, groups are pushing doctors and nurses to vote
These nonpartisan groups point to the COVID-19 pandemic and the end to a federal right to abortion as reasons more medical professionals are getting civically engaged.
Senate bill aims to improve care for pregnant women and babies in federal prisons
The bipartisan legislation requires access to medical and mental health services and bans solitary confinement in the third trimester.