UK Palace Ends Silence on Harry, Meghan Racism Allegations

Buckingham Palace issued a statement saying the family was saddened to learn of the challenges Harry and Meghan had faced in the past few years — and that they would address the issues privately.

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A view of Buckingham Palace, in London, Tuesday, March 9, 2021. Britain's royal family is absorbing the tremors from a sensational television interview by Prince Harry and the Duchess of Sussex, in which the couple said they encountered racist attitudes and a lack of support that drove Meghan to thoughts of suicide. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
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LONDON (AP) — Buckingham Palace issued a statement Tuesday, saying the family was saddened to learn of the challenges Harry and Meghan had faced in the past few years — and that they would address the issues privately. The palace said the “issues raised, particularly that of race, are concerning,’’ and are taken very seriously. “Harry, Meghan and Archie will always be much loved family members,’’ the statement said. The statement is the first comment…

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