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Kirsten West Savali

Associate Editor — The Root
Covers:  cultural/race relations, feminism, politics, entertainment, religion, music
Doesn't Cover: technology, science

@TheRoot Assoc. Editor, Social Justice & Edu. | @BeingBlackAS Board Member | @JohnJayCollege-Guggenheim Reporting Fellow | @EBONYMag Power 100 | Mississippi.

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Kirsten West Savali is Contributing Editor at and former Senior News Editor at Drawing from her degree in Psychology and experience as a mental health professional, her provocative topics explore the intersectionality of race, religion, gender, politics and culture...

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@KWestSavali — 12,000 followers, 18,589 tweets

Nov 24, 2017

RT @theLuisaLopez: #BlackLove “It is not our duty to protect a nation that lies to itself about the depth of its character...”…

Nov 23, 2017

@olliemilman When I did my report on Sandbranch last year, this human rights crisis was getting next to no media coverage. I hope your story signals a change in the right direction.

Nov 21, 2017

There is a furniture store in Katy, Texas, DR34M Home Rug & Design, which claims to be owned by former @NBA player Hakeem "@DR34M" Olajuwon. This store is trying to scam people out of their money, including me. If anyone has a contact for Olajuwon, please let me know. Thanks.

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What was your first job as a journalist?

My first job was at Carson Venture Magazine covering city politics in Carson, California.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes I have! In a galaxy and time far, far away.

How is social media changing news?

It's diversifying news at lightening speed and gauging public reaction in real-time is fascinating. The world is engaged via social media.