David Simon’s use of n-word on Twitter

The Blaze cited comments by Black author and professor Jody Armour, of the USC Gould School, about why it is inappropriate for certain groups to use the n-word.

Jody Armour told the Post that (David) Simon of HBO’s The Wire doesn’t have the right to use the word.

“At the end of the day, he’s still a 56-year-old white guy who enjoys all of the privilege that social designation comes with,” Armour told the paper. “He cannot deny that, and he cannot run away from that. And, as someone who occupies that privileged position, he has … a responsibility to be sensitive to socially marginalized groups.”

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