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Crissle West

2016 Speaker

CRISSLE WEST is a Harlem-based writer and media personality whose work has been published in ESSENCE magazine and profiled on the Washington Post, Slate and Buzzfeed, among several other outlets. She co-hosts hit comedy podcast “The Read,” appears as a regular panelist on MTV2’s “Uncommon Sense,” and DJ’s at Beats 1 Radio on Apple Music. West considers being featured on Beyoncé’s Facebook to be her greatest achievement and once drunkenly Facetimed with Lin-Manuel Miranda. @crissles