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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 — 12,702 followers, 18,870 tweets

@TaranaBurke I saw it in context when it aired and immediately thought if that had been my son, we’d have a problem.
RT @KhalilGMuhammad: #SayHerName: Marielle Franco, a Brazilian Politician Who Fought for Women and the Poor, Was Killed. Her Death Sparked…
RT @ColorOfChange: Officers with no credibility, a judge who abused her power, incarceration for a petty violation, a flawed criminal…
I’m under the boot of the Democratic Party, heh? It’s always the blank men who have no idea how utterly ignorant they sound. Have the day of your choice. 
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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.