Each time a strong Black woman thrives in a space that is felt to be the exclusive domain of whites, an obstacle course to block her path emerges.
Meanwhile, Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, continues to be the scapegoat for the outright xenophobic and misogynistic behavior from the angry press who have gone rogue. The group drives a negative smear campaign with the intent to kill her spirit.
The British media show no sign of reducing the barrage of depreciating headlines about Duchess Meghan. This comes as no surprise given their financial dependence on her for online advertising revenue.
No other woman who has married into the British royal family has faced the avalanche of vitriolic, racist and sexist tabloid criticism that Duchess Meghan has endured.
British tabloids did not welcome Meghan Markle when her relationship with Prince Harry became public. They did not welcome Meghan Markle following the couple’s engagement announcement. The tabloids did not welcome Duchess Meghan after Kensington Palace announced that she was pregnant.
A picture is clearly worth a thousand words. Here are people taking pictures of the Duchess of Sussex as she leaves Wimbledon. No one is stopping them or asking them not to. In the continuous racist, sexist war against the Duchess of Sussex British journalists failed to verify the Sally Jones story. Instead they printed
The world has seen a line crossed by Splash News. Taking pictures into Prince Harry’s home. Even worse they took pictures into the bedroom that Prince Harry shares with his wife Duchess Meghan.
The Baftas nominated the GMB Thomas Markle interview for an award. What Baftas are doing is giving justification to hatred and bigotry, outright lies, thus giving neocolonialism a platform.
The buck stops with Prince William; he is the leader at Kensington Palace and should be held accountable for the toxic work environment. Kensington Palace staff known as ‘the help’ has been bragging to tabloids that some staff members have been verbally abusing the Duchess of Sussex.
One dress was worn by Diana, Princess of Wales and she received applause from the UK media. Years later her daughter in law wears the same style and her dress is described as ‘vulgar’ for the simple reason of her ethnicity. Belgravia Bugle castigated Duchess Meghan for wearing one shoulder dress and yet was silent on Duchess Kate showing the double standard of the British press.