Check out a short list of the uber-successful women that Raven-Symone would probably never hire because of their names.

Your Loss! Raven Wouldn’t Hire These Successful Women With Ethnic Names  was originally published on

1. Really, Raven?

Really, Raven?

Raven Symone–who apparently forgot that her name is Raven-Symone–opened her mouth and said something truly ignorant. During an episode of “The View,” Raven was wrong and strong when she proudly proclaimed that she wouldn’t hire anyone with ghetto or ethnic names. She must not know about these BADASS, incredibly successful women who are killing the Hollywood game, unique name and all …

2. Oprah Winfrey

Oprah Winfrey

Media Mogul

3. Beyonce


Singer and entrepreneur

4. Tyra Banks

Tyra Banks

Model, producer, TV personality, and Harvard graduate

5. Aisha Tyler

Aisha Tyler

Comedian, actress, TV personality and Ivy League graduate

6. Soledad O’Brien

Soledad O’Brien

CNN Anchor

7. Shonda Rhimes

Shonda Rhimes

TV Producer who basically owns ABC Thursdays

8. Tika Sumpter

Tika Sumpter


9. Taraji P. Henson

Taraji P. Henson

Oscar-nominated Actress

10. Zendaya


Singer and actress

11. Condoleeza Rice

Condoleeza Rice

Former Secretary of State

12. Kamala Harris

Kamala Harris

California Attorney General

13. Quvenzhane Wallis and Salma Hayek

Quvenzhane Wallis and Salma Hayek


BTW: Quvenzhane just inked a four-book deal with Simon & Schuster

14. Aja Naomi King

Aja Naomi King


15. Rashida Jones

Rashida Jones


16. Issa Rae

Issa Rae

Writer, producer and TV personality

17. Nicki Minaj (born Onika Maraj)

Nicki Minaj (born Onika Maraj)

Rapper and actress

18. Kelly Rowland (born Kelendria Rowland)

Kelly Rowland (born Kelendria Rowland)

Singer, actress and spokesmodel

19. Rihanna


Singer, model, and entrepreneur