Walter Mosley Exits ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Writers’ Room After N-Word Complaint

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Walter Mosley Exits ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Writers’ Room After N-Word Complaint
Author Walter Mosley says he recently quit a television series on which he was writing after another writer complained about his use of the n-word in the writers’ room.

Mosley, who is African-American and Jewish, wrote in an op-ed for the New York Times that he had used the word while telling a story from his past. “I just told a story about a cop who explained to me, on the streets of Los Angeles, that he stopped all n—-rs in paddy neighborhoods and all paddies in n—-r neighborhoods, because they were usually up to no good,” he wrote. “I was telling a true story as I remembered it.”

He said that after that day, he received a phone call from the studio’s Hr department. “A pleasant-sounding young man said, ‘Mr. Mosley, it has been reported that you used the N-word in the writers’ room.’ I replied,
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