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Kirsten West Savali

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kirsten.westsavali@theroot.com
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 Newsone.com and former Senior News Editor at YourBlackWorld.com. 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 — 11,801 followers, 18,312 tweets

Sep 25, 2017

RT @JamilSmith: Puerto Rico is being left to rot in the heat and the dark. This is an acutely distressing piece of reporting.  http://wapo.st/2hsIBig 

Sep 24, 2017

Powerful, yes. State-sanctioned killer Daniel Pantaleo choking Eric Garner to death without consequence is one reason it's happening. https://t.co/K0TgHqoibI

Sep 24, 2017

MLK spoke out about the three evils of militarism, capitalism, and racism. The U.S. flag represents all three.

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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.