Prince Harry Reveals That It Will Take ‘Every Single Person On The Planet’ To Defeat Racism

"Inequality is not unfortunate like a car accident, it has been manufactured"

Opening up in a new interview, Prince Harry is opening up about how the world must fight against racism.

The Duke of Sussex recently participated in a virtual discussion with Rashad Robinson, the president of Color of Change, speaking on how to be a true ally in the Black Lives Matter movement, how to combat systemic racism, and how to eliminate online hate.

During their conversation, Prince Harry admitted that despite different charity organisations and outlets supporting important causes, they don’t ultimately help change the larger problems at hand when it comes to global racism.

“There’s so much that has happened for so long that once those problems exist, charity is crucial in so many areas but it can’t fix the problem. The problems already exist by that point, the problems are already too big,” said Harry.

“We have to go to the root of the problem, to the source of the problem, and actually fix it there. It’s going to take every single one of us. This is not down to the Black community, this is down to every single person who is on the planet right now.”

While crediting the younger generation who are embracing the core values of activism, and continuously demanding change, he added: “[Now is the time] to act rather than just say. Inequality is not unfortunate like a car accident, it has been manufactured.”

He concluded, “You can’t just say, ‘I’m going to do this, or I’m going to do that.’ You’ve said it now you’ve got to follow through with it.”

Color of Change is one of many organisations that Prince Harry and wife Meghan Markle, have begun to work with amid the Black Lives Matter movement.

The couple also sat down with the president of the NAACP following the tragic murder of George Floyd and addressed the ongoing movement in a virtual graduation address for Meghan Markle’s alma mater, Immaculate Heart High School.

“You are going to lead with love, you are going to lead with compassion, you are going to use your voice,” she said in the speech.

“You are going to have empathy for those who don’t see the world through the same lens that you do because with as diverse, vibrant and opened minded as I know the teachings are at Immaculate Heart are, I know you know that Black lives matters.”

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