Raven sets the Record staright!

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  1. Salty

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    Remember Olivia from the Crosby show.

    Well, she is all grown up and has come out with a great statement.

    In fact, Raven tells Oprah that she rejects the notion of labels completely in all areas of her life. "I'm tired of being labeled," she says. "I'm an American. I'm not an African-American; I'm an American."
    The remark seems to catch Oprah off guard. "Oh, girl," Oprah says, shifting in her chair. "Don't set up the Twitter on fire... Oh, my lord. What did you just say?"
    "I mean, I don't know where my roots go to," Raven explains. "I don't know how far back they go... I don't know what country in Africa I'm from, but I do know that my roots are in Louisiana. I'm an American. And that's a colorless person."
    "You're going to get a lot of flak for saying you're not African-American. You know that, right?" Oprah asks

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