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Hollywood is on strike. How will this historic double strike affect the dwindling numbers of color writers in television and feature-film writers’ rooms? And what is the path forward as actors and writers face the challenges of streaming services, mini-rooms, and artificial intelligence? This week, Our Body Politic guest host Callie Crossley speaks with award-winning television writer Erika Green Swafford about her career, what it’s like to be the only Black woman in a writer’s room, and the need for creating spaces for writers of color in TV. Then, TV and feature-film writers Jeane Phan Wong and Sylvia Franklin join Callie for a roundtable breaking down the strikes, including the day-to-day of being on the picket line.