Kirsten West Savali

Kirsten West Savali is a cultural critic and senior writer for The Root and was awarded a 2015 Harry Frank Guggenheim Fellowship. Her provocative commentary explores the intersections of race, social justice, religion, feminism, politics and pop culture. Follow her on Twitter.

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Dec. 1 2015 3:00 AM
Black women living with HIV and AIDS are our mothers, sisters, wives, girlfriends and daughters—they are all of us—and it is past time to eradicate the stigma surrounding the illness. Here are a few of their stories.