Prince Harry & Meghan Markle’s Support for Black Lives Matter Is ‘Personal’

Jenzia Burgos

You already knew this movement had the support of the Sussexes. Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s “personal” Black Lives Matter investment makes sense, especially given the countless racist attacks by British media against the Duchess, 38, before her royal exit with Harry, 35.

Meghan—who is biracial—has been subject to media commentary filled with “racial undertones,” for years in the U.K., a representative for Prince Harry said in 2016. And it didn’t stop when she had her son, Archie, in 2019. Only three days after he was born, A BBC reporter infamously shared a photo comparing the newborn to a monkey.

One royal exit and a move to California later, the Sussexes have found themselves in the middle of another fight against racism—as we all should be. Following protests over the murder of George Floyd by a Minneapolis police officer, the...

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