Harry and Meghan honoured in US for ‘heroic’ stance against ‘structural racism in Royal family’

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Harry and meghan honoured in us for 'heroic' stance against 'structural racism in royal family'

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The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have been called “incredibly brave” for addressing racial injustice, as the couple received a human rights award at a gala in New York.

Kerry Kennedy, president of the Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Foundation, said she was “proud” to be honouring Meghan and Harry at its event on Tuesday night for their “heroic” stance against the “structural racism” of the Monarchy.

“They’ve stood up, they’ve talked about racial justice and they’ve talked about mental illness in a way that was incredibly brave,” said Ms Kennedy, daughter of the late Robert F. Kennedy. “For Meghan to get out there on national television and normalise discussion of mental health, at this point, is incredibly important and very brave.”

The Duke and Duchess were recognised for the Ripple of Hope award, alongside other honourees including Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky.

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