Whoopi Goldberg Echoes Raven, Says She Identifies as Solely an American

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First Raven, now Whoopi. Who’s next?

There must be something in the air at The View.

One year after Raven-Symoné denounced her Blackness (refresher: She said that she didn’t consider herself to be African-American; she was simply an American), her co-host Whoopi Goldberg is following suit. 

During yesterday’s episode of The View, the Huffington Post reports that Goldberg said that she identifies solely as an American.

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“You know what?” she said in response to a joke made about moving abroad if Donald Trump is elected as president. “Uh-huh! This is my country. My mother, my grandmother, my great-grand folks, we busted a-s to be here. I’m sorry. I’m an American. I’m not an African-American. I’m not a chick American. I’m an American.”

What do you think of Goldberg’s comments?

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