Raven-Symoné is still trying to explain her “I’m not an African-American, I’m an American” comments even after issuing a “final” statement about the incident almost three weeks ago.
After her appearance on Oprah’s Where Are They Now? series, Raven was hit with tons of backlash for telling Lady O that she didn’t like being labeled gay or African-American. She then released what she called her “final say about ‘what I said'”.
“I never said I wasn’t black … I want to make that very clear. I said, I am not African-American. I never expected my personal beliefs and comments to spark such emotion in people. I think it is only positive when we can openly discuss race and being labeled in America.
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