Meghan Markle offered Queen Elizabeth a chance to lead on diversity – but the royal family’s short, staid statement prompted calls for the palace to be more progressive. Photo: AP
Meghan Markle offered Queen Elizabeth a chance to lead on diversity – but the royal family’s short, staid statement prompted calls for the palace to be more progressive. Photo: AP
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Meghan Markle offered Queen Elizabeth a chance to lead on diversity – but the British royal family’s response to her and Prince Harry’s Oprah Winfrey interview shows how far the crown needs to go

  • The Crown reminded us how adept the UK royals are at dodging scandals, yet the Oprah interview fallout is a controversy the United Kingdom cannot ignore
  • Meghan Markle’s wedding to Prince Harry offered a chance for Queen Elizabeth to lead on diversity and mental health – but Buckingham Palace is falling short

Meghan Markle offered Queen Elizabeth a chance to lead on diversity – but the royal family’s short, staid statement prompted calls for the palace to be more progressive. Photo: AP
Meghan Markle offered Queen Elizabeth a chance to lead on diversity – but the royal family’s short, staid statement prompted calls for the palace to be more progressive. Photo: AP
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