Thursday, October 16, 2014

Jennifer Oliver OConnell - Raven Symone’s statement reveals blacks’ problem with differences

Jennifer Oliver O'Connell, the black conservative columnist for Communities Digital News ask the
question is Raven-Symoné confused or is she just casting her own mold?

LOS ANGELES, October 10, 2014—Actress Raven-Symoné was the subject of the Wednesday premiere of Oprah Winfrey’s “Where Are They Now?” She lit up a firestorm in the Blacksphere when she said, “I’m tired of being labeled. I’m an American, I’m not African-American. I’m an American.”

You could tell that Oprah really did not like Raven-Symoné saying this. She attempted to joke it off and play the objective interviewer, but she was not pleased with Raven’s emphatic statement that she defines herself as an American, not by a certain phrase. Knowing Oprah’s proclivities of late to deal the race card, this is not surprising.

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