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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 — 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. 

Sep 24, 2017

Powerful, yes. State-sanctioned killer Daniel Pantaleo choking Eric Garner to death without consequence is one reason it's happening.

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.