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David Simon tweets the n-word, a firestorm ensues

David Simon tweets the n-word, a firestorm ensues

Writer/producer David Simon is taking considerable heat online for using the N-word in a sarcastic tweet about a town hall meeting on black issues that aired on Fox News, featuring Donald Trump and with Sean Hannity as host.

“Hannity my n---a!” Simon tweeted on Monday. “If they couldn’t get a Ta-Nehisi or Deray to host, then who but you on the pulse of black America.”

Baltimore native Ta-Nehisi Coates is an author and essayist whose most recent book, “Between the World and Me,” is an exploration of race relations in...

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