William’s racist comment criticizes government but ‘he feels strongly’

Prince William denounced the 2018 British immigration scandal in one of his most political comments, but after seeing racism in football matches for the first time, a royal writer pointed out newsweek,

The Duke of Cambridge criticized the UK government over the Windrush scandal, in which the Home Office unfairly deported people from the Caribbean who had been invited into Britain generations after World War II.

According to an announcement on its website in January 2022, the government has paid or offered £41 million ($50 million) in compensation to the victims.

William not only condemned the “grave injustice” faced by the Caribbean community, but said that “discrimination is a very familiar experience for black men and women in Britain in 2022.”

It comes as he was heavily criticized during an ill-fated tour of the Caribbean, in the backdrop of protests calling for the reparation of slavery.

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s interview with Oprah Winfrey and her accusations of racism also hit the royal family more than a year later.

Sussex fans are always quick to point out that the royals have not spoken out against the negative British media coverage of Meghan that they argue was racist.

Prince William and Kate Middleton at the Jamaica Defense Force on the sixth day of their Royal Tour of the Caribbean on March 24, 2022. He was criticized during the tour.
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Royal commentators react to Prince William’s immigration comments

Ingrid Seward, author of Prince Philip revealedTold newsweek: “Prince William goes to a lot of football matches. I’ve only been there once and I must say I was intimidated by racism and everything else.

“I would imagine that William heard himself enough to be able to make that comment.

“I think it sounds like a criticism of the government. He’s put himself out there, William. He feels strongly and he’s ready to say it.”

She continued: “I think it’s a maturing of his opinion more than a change. I think he’s always had very strong opinions, but he’s mature enough to feel confident enough to give him a voice.”

Robert Jobson, biographer 40. but williamTold newsweek: “It shows his determination to speak clearly and effectively on issues that really matter to people. He is not someone who shows depth of compassion and empathy with his future subjects at heart.” speaks with.

“I think most people would agree with the comments and the government fell and the payoff shows that it is in line with the majority view.”

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The Windrush generation came to Britain between 1948 and 1973 to help make up for the workforce shortage after World War II and played a key role in the country’s reconstruction.

However in 2012, the Conservative government introduced a “hostile environment” policy, which sought to make it difficult for undocumented migrants to live in the UK.

An article by the Joint Council for the Welfare of Migrants read: “The aim is to make the UK no longer habitable for undocumented migrants and eventually prompt them to leave.

“Since many Windrush generations arrived on their parents’ passports as children, and the Home Office destroyed thousands of landing cards and other records, many lacked the documentation to prove their right to live in the UK. .

“The Home Office also placed the burden of proof on individuals to prove their residence prior to 1973.”

Prince William condemns racism

The Duke wasn’t afraid to name-check the arduous tour of Belize, Jamaica and the Bahamas, which he did with Kate Middleton in March.

There were strange photos of them greeting children through holes in a wire fence, or parading in a Colonial-era Land Rover, while protesters took to the streets to apologize for slavery.

“Every part of British life is better for the half-million men and women of the Windrush generation,” William said as he unveiled the National Windrush Memorial on Wednesday.

William said: “It’s something that resonated with Katherine and me after our trip to the Caribbean earlier this year. Our trip was an opportunity to reflect, and we learned a lot. Not just those different issues. In what matters most to people in the field, but also in how the past overwhelms the present.

“Sadly, the same is the case for members of the Windrush Generation, who were victims of racism when they arrived here, and discrimination remains a very familiar experience for Black men and women in the UK in 2022.

“Only a few years ago, thousands of people of that generation were deeply wronged by the Windrush scandal. This is true for the Caribbean community in the UK as well as many in the Caribbean.”

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