I have no idea who Raven-Symone is. I just know that while she is mixed up about marriage she does understand that hyphenating our national identity divide us. So I congratulate her on that bit of wisdom and the emphasis she placed upon it.
The real treasure in this post, however is another video. Check out The Hyphen – By John Wayne.
This is from The Blaze.
I applaud Raven’s stand on being a hyphenated American we are Americans first and foremost.
Be proud of your heritage, but first and foremost, you are an American..
Here is John Waynes take on hyphenated Americans.
Actress and singer Raven-Symone left Oprah Winfrey visibly surprised during an interview when she explained that she’s “tired of being labeled” and considers herself “American,” not “African-American.”
Raven, who is best known for her roles on “The Cosby Show” and “That’s So Raven,” said she doesn’t want to be labeled as “gay” either, because she is just a “human who loves humans.”
“I’m tired of being labeled. I’m an American. I’m not an African-American; I’m an American,” she said.
“Oh, girl, don’t set up Twitter on fire,” Winfrey responded. “Oh, my lord. What did you just say?”
Raven continued: “I mean, I don’t know where my roots go to. I don’t know how far back…
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