Genetta Adams

Senior Editor, The Root


Sports fan, caffeine junkie, senior editor @TheRoot. Will work for coffee. My views are my own.

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What was your first job as a journalist?
I worked as an editorial copy clerk and was promoted to a copy editor at my hometown paper in Stockton, Ca.
Have you ever used a typewriter?
Yes. I received a typewriter as a birthday gift for my senior year of high school. I used it in college as well.

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[What did they expect?] NYPD Asks For Photos With Hashtag #myNYPD:  Black Twitter's Brutally Funny Response…
#TheGoodWife — that was some “Game of Thrones”-type ish right there. #shocked
[Hey @voguemagazine got a solution for your blackface prob: Hire black models] Website Boycotts Vogue over Blackface
ICYMI: a piece I wrote @TheRoot — “6 Reasons Why ‘!2 Years a Slave’ Mattered”
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