Prompted by Lena Dunham’s ill-considered defense of Murray Miller, the writer and executive producer of Dunham’s “Girls,” a black female writer for Dunham’s Lenny Letter has quit the publication, accusing Dunham of being a racist.

Dunham, joined by co-showrunner Jenni Konner, had stated that the accusation of sexual assault hurled at Miller by actress Aurora Perrineau was “one of the 3 percent of assault cases that are misreported every year.” That triggered a great deal of anger, which led to Dunham and Konner issuing a second statement with an apology.

But on Sunday, writer Zinzi Clemmons issued her own statement on Twitter, writing that she would no longer write for Lenny Letter, and urging other writers of color to eschew writing for Dunham, whom she accused of being a racist.

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