Prince Harry Admits He Didn't Know Unconscious Racial Bias Existed Until 'Living' In His Wife Meghan Markle's Shoes

In an interview, talking about Black Live Matter, the former Duke of Sussex Prince Harry has admitted he did not know unconscious racist bias existed until he was 'living a day or a week in my wife Meghan Markle's shoes'

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Prince Harry Admits He Didn't Know Unconscious Racial Bias Existed Until 'Living' In His Wife Meghan Markle's Shoes
Former Duke and Duchess of Sussex Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are peacefully enjoying their lives with their son, Archie in Los Angeles, California after moving from Vancouver, Canada. However, as the couple is in self-quarantine due to ongoing pandemic, they keep participating in various virtual interviews where they address various social issues. Just recently, in a podcast, Meghan Markle talked about online bullying and revealed how she was subjected to trolling that affected her mentally and emotionally. Well, this time, Prince Harry was seen talking about the racial bias that picked up momentum after the Black Lives Matter movement that took the globe by storm in 2020. Speaking of which, Harry admitted that he wasn't aware of the unconscious racial bias that exists because of the upbringing and education that he had as a part of the royal family.
 
While talking to British GQ, Harry was quoted saying, "Once you realise or you feel a little bit uncomfortable, then the onus is on you to go out and educate yourself because ignorance is no longer an excuse. And unconscious bias, from my understanding, having the upbringing and the education that I had, I had no idea what it was. I had no idea it existed. And then, sad as it is to say, it took me many, many years to realise it, especially then living a day or a week in my wife's shoes." During the same interview, Prince Harry even urged people of all backgrounds to get involved in racial issues. He said: "This is a global movement. The train has left the station. "If you're not on it now then get on it because there's so much that we can do. "And being a dad myself, the whole point in life, I guess, for me, is to try to leave the world in a better place than when you found it."
 
Earlier, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle opened up about the structural racism in the UK, and while speaking with the Evening Standard, Prince Harry mentioned that he was not aware of so many issues within the UK and globally as well, and spoke about the ‘awakening’ since meeting Meghan Markle.




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