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Royal engagement exposes Britain’s ‘quiet and unique brand of racism’

By Saphora Smith,

Disparaging reactions to Prince Harry’s relationship with actress Meghan Markle have highlighted the racism and class snobbery that persist in British society.

Screen Shot 2017 12 06 at 4.02.35 PMThe American will become the first person who identifies as biracial to join the upper echelons of the U.K.’s royal family when she marries Harry in May.

But some black women said coverage of the Los Angeles native’s roots by some media outlets is indicative of the underlying racism that they experience daily.

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