Christianna Silva

Staff Writer
Christianna Silva

Christianna Silva is a staff writer for Newsweek covering civil rights with a focus on LGBT issues and police brutality. She hails from the University of Arizona and a small town on the Southern border. You can catch her bylines at the Arizona Daily Star, FiveThirtyEight and NPR, where she wrote about politics, street harassment, and magic. You can also catch her listening to bad punk music and hanging out with her cat, Colby Jack.

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