i have never been so upset about a fav like this?
basically what she’s saying is, call her by her right nationality. why every time it’s poc in america, they’re recognized by their descent? it’s always african-american or asian-american when most of the people getting called that haven’t even been to their descendant country. why do we have to be called our race followed by “-american” while white people don’t? you don’t hear white people calling themselves poland-american or irish-american. and you wanna know why? because that’s another way white people try to separate themselves from us, try to be on a higher level than us. they always want to be on top and look down on us. so that’s why they identify us minorities in that way. so raven isn’t shaming herself in any type of way, she just doesn’t wanna be identified in their way.
like its only america that does it too?? I never hear someone calling themselves African-British or asian-Italian.?????
plus, i feel like every time i fill out a form and it asks for my race i probably won’t get an equal opportunity. and i was born here, not in africa.