Raven-Symone Says She’s Black Now After Claiming That She Isn’t An African-American But An American


Raven-Symoné, back in 2014, made some comments regarding her race that many in the black community considered as a betrayal of collective identity and faith. The star said on the Oprah Winfrey Show in 2014 that she resisted being labeled as an African-American, not because she has a problem with black people, but more so because it just didn’t make that much sense to her.

The star said, “I’m tired of being labeled,” adding that she’s just an American, rather than an “African-American.” As a result, many people online were whipped up into a frenzy, accusing her of looking down on the rest of the community, and questioning her identity as a black woman.

During a chat recently with BuzzFeed News, Raven dished on a number of different controversial topics, including her remarks…

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