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Norris: The royal family saga is a mirror of America

March 10, 2021

For me, it’s the schadenfreude. American audiences are aghast at the allegations of rejection and racism from the British royals after Sunday night’s blockbuster Oprah Winfrey interview with Harry and Meghan. But if we look closely as we gaze across the ocean — as we peer across the pond — we might see ourselves in that proverbial reflecting pool. The disparate treatment of someone with Black ancestry, the obsession with skin color, the private consternation over bloodlines and mixed marriage. Let’s not pretend that the United States has rid itself of these particular strains of the virus called racism.

Article Source: Washington Post

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