Raven-Symoné clarifies ghetto name comments

Raven-Symoné has been getting her name dragged through the mud by Black people across every facet of social media this past week after she made shocking comments on “The View” that she wouldn’t hire anyone with a “ghetto name” like Watermelondrea. Now, the former child star has finally spoken out to clarify her comments. As […]

Raven-Symoné’s father: ‘Sometimes she says dumb s—‘

Since drawing the ire of nearly everyone after professing on “The View” that she wouldn’t “hire you if your name is Watermelondrea” during a discussion on racist assumptions based on someone’s name, actress and producer Raven-Symone has created a nonstop firestorm of commentary on the issue. Even her father and former manager, Christopher B. Pearman, […]

Twitter slams Raven-Symoné for hating on Black names

“The View” co-host Raven-Symoné Christina Pearman known simply as Raven-Symoné was once a beloved chlid star who played Olivia Hanks on “The Cosby Show” and later Galleria Garibaldi in “The Cheetah Girls” and she had her own eponymous show on Disney, “That’s So Raven.” We loved her, lest we forget she was always in character. Now that […]

Dear Raven-Symoné, I am not my name

I don’t believe Raven-Symoné can say anything to surprise us at this point. This is coming from someone who was a huge fan of hers growing up and when she resurfaced on the scene as an adult. As of late, she’s been doing more talking and less acting. I’m pretty convinced that she does and […]

Ghetto Names That Can Cripple Your Child

It should almost be outlawed to give a child, or better yet — shackle them with certain names. Children, unable to understand or comprehend the amount of emotional damage they can afflict on one another, can be cruel and hurtfully blunt when it comes to pointing out differences. And some of these names are not […]

‘Blackest’ Sounding Names Have Worst Job Prospects

Put “black-sounding” names next to “white-sounding names” on resumes with identical or similar qualifications and guess who got called back less? That was easy, wasn’t it? Stephen D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner, authors of the book Freakonomics, compiled the list. Their study show that resumes with the white-sounding names were actually downloaded 17 percent more […]

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