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News Briefs — International

Prince William’s acknowledgment of racism against Blacks in Britain raises eyebrows

Prince William’s attempt to acknowledge racism and hateful transgressions in Britain hasn’t been well-received by many locals and the international community. On Thursday, the Prince gave a historic public speech about racism aimed at Blacks. He made the comments during Windrush Day, which commemorates Afro-Caribbean’s contributions to helping rebuild Britain after World War II. The Prince and Duchess were unveiling the national Windrush Monument. The Prince said racism and discrimination continues to impact Black people in Britain, as it did with migrants who were deported during Windrush. Prince William talked about his and Duchess Kate’s visit this past spring to Caribbean nations and how it shaped his evolving beliefs. Those visits had sparked protests because of Britain’s role in c...