Over 96,000 People Sign Petition to Have Raven-Symoné Removed from ‘The View’

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People are fed up with Raven-Symoné’s antics. Earlier this month, the co-host of The View was heavily criticized for making comments about ethnic names, saying she wouldn’t hire someone with a “ghetto” name. After her more recent comments regarding the teen assaulted by an officer at Spring Valley High school, the masses are speaking out.

Wednesday, Che Scott-Heron of London started a petition urging Barbara Walters to remove the once beloved child star from The View‘s panel. Her petition reads:

Raven Symone has been spouting her ignorant and self hating spiel on the view for Long enough, from stating that she wouldn’t hire somebody for having a ghetto name, to openly complaining about reverse racism, the final straw was her comment about the recent viral video of the school police officer assaulting the student, where Raven Symone said “get off your phone in school then.”

African Americans and black people around the diaspora need a voice representative of their views and not a voice representative of what white people want us to say. We need strong black role models in prominent positions on television and Raven Symone cannot provide that. That is why I ask that we petition to remove her from “The View.”

Thus far, the petition has been signed by more than 96,000 people. Though the petition does not guarantee that Raven-Symoné will be fired, it does speak volumes.

Take a look at the petition here!

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