Meghan Markle admitted that when she first moved back to the United States in April after nearly a decade of living in Canada and the United Kingdom, she felt the political and racial unrest.
The Duchess of Sussex, 39, appeared in conversation with the co-founder and CEO of The 19th *, Emily Ramshaw, on Friday, and discussed the effects of the deaths of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery and Breonna Taylor.
“To come back and just see this situation, I think at first, if I am honest, it was just devastating,” she said. “It was so sad to see where our country was at that moment.”
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“If there is any silver lining in it, I would say that in the weeks after the assassination of George Floyd, in the peaceful protests you saw, in the voices that came out, in the way people actually played their part … it shifted from grief to a sense of absolute inspiration, because I can see the tide turning, ”Markle explained.
The former actress said that she is very much looking forward to using her voice for reasons that are most important to her, such as voting, fair journalism and raising and educating women and colors.
“From my point of view, it is not new to see this overcrowding of racism and really unconscious bias, but I think it is really to see the changes that are being made right now – it is something I look forward to being a part of,” he said. Markle. “And to be a part of using my voice in a way that I have not been able to do too late. So yes, it’s good to be home.”
MEGHAN MARKLE AND PRINCE HARRY RELEASE TO NEW HOME
After announcing in March, they would return when older members of the royal family, Prince Harry and Markle, moved to Canada then to California with their one-year-old son Archie.
They have recently moved into a location in Santa Barbara, a representative of the couple previously confirmed to Fox News.
“The Duke and Duchess of Sussex moved into their family home in July this year,” a spokesman said. “They have been content with their quiet integrity since their arrival and hope that this will be respected for their neighbors, as well as for them as a family.”
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The news of Markle and Prince Harry’s departure from Los Angeles comes just weeks after they filed a complaint against photographers who reportedly wore long lenses and used drones to capture images of them and their son inside their home.