Meghan Markle biographer Omid Scobie reveals her own experience of racism

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s royal biographer, Omid Scobie, revealed his experience with racism in a sincere article.

The British writer, who co-wrote the next biography of Duke and Duchess of Sussex Finding Freedom: Harry and Meghan and the Making of A Modern Royal Family, went on Twitter amid the Black Lives Matter movement to denounce the ‘injustice.

Revealing that “fear” had previously prevented him from talking about his experiences with his mixed racial heritage, Omid recalled how he lost his first job in journalism after battling a workplace incident.

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s royal biographer, Omid Scobie, revealed his experience with racism in a sincere article

The British writer, who co-wrote the upcoming biography of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex Finding Freedom: Harry and Meghan and the creation of a modern royal family, went on Twitter amid the Black Lives movement Matter to denounce injustice.

The British writer, who co-wrote the upcoming biography of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex Finding Freedom: Harry and Meghan and the creation of a modern royal family, went on Twitter amid the Black Lives movement Matter to denounce injustice.

Speaking to Twitter, Omid wrote: “I see some people asking why in the past I have not always spoken publicly about racism or racial prejudice and the answer, quite honestly, is fear.

“My first job in journalism was also my first experience of racism in the workplace.

“Worried that facing a 20 year old mixed race guy facing an older white person would likely mean the end of my job, I witnessed the incident for a few months before mustering the courage to present the problem HR. “

He continued: “Unfortunately, my complaint was greeted with bad excuses, lack of empathy and the fact that I have to leave. I felt small, ashamed and convinced that my career as a journalist was over before I even attended my university graduation ceremony.

“Of course, the racist in question had no such concerns. They got a raise and continue to play a leading role in the media. “

Revealing that “fear” has already prevented him from talking about his experiences with his mixed racial heritage, Omid recalled how he lost his first job in journalism after battling a workplace incident

Revealing that “fear” has already prevented him from talking about his experiences with his mixed racial heritage, Omid recalled how he lost his first job in journalism after battling a workplace incident

Omid admitted, “This incident shook my confidence for a while (not only regarding my place in the industry but also about my own mixed race identity) and I did my best to work and stay below the radar to protect me. “

Finding Freedom: Harry and Meghan and the Making of A Modern Royal Family is expected to be published online worldwide on August 11, with hard copy on sale from August 20.

Finding Freedom: Harry and Meghan and the Making of A Modern Royal Family is expected to be published online worldwide on August 11, with hard copy on sale from August 20.

The writer ended his courageous revelation by saying that he “realized that the incident is small compared to the racist horrors that many face”, and added that he had shared it as an example of the reason why the “fight against racism must be led by truly privileged people.

He concluded by asking others with a platform to speak, adding, “There is much less risk to you when you do. You have the chance to condemn racism without fear. ”

His statement comes after Meghan Markle spoke out against racism in a sincere video last night.

The mother of one, 38, who lives in Los Angeles – where there are many protests – with Prince Harry, 35, and Archie, one, shared a message of passionate support.

Protests took place across America and beyond after white policeman Derek Chauvin knelt on the neck of unarmed George Floyd for eight minutes and 46 seconds last week, despite Floyd’s repeated desperate calls to help him to shout, “I can’t breathe.” Floyd passed out and later died.

His death is seen as a symbol of systemic police brutality against African Americans sparking outrage across the country.

Tens of thousands of people gathered on Sunday as the National Guard was deployed to more than half of the country’s states for further protests against police violence.

His statement comes after Meghan Markle spoke out against racism in a sincere video last night. The mother of a boy, 38, who lives in Los Angeles - where many protests take place - with Prince Harry, 35, and Archie, one, shared a message of passionate support.

His statement comes after Meghan Markle spoke out against racism in a sincere video last night. The mother of one, 38, who lives in Los Angeles – where there are many protests – with Prince Harry, 35, and Archie, one, shared a message of passionate support.

Floyd passed out and later died

Protests took place across America and beyond after white policeman Derek Chauvin knelt on the neck of unarmed George Floyd for eight minutes and 46 seconds last week, despite Floyd's repeated desperate calls to help him shout, `` I can't breathe. ''

Protests took place across America and beyond after white policeman Derek Chauvin (seen at right) kneeled on the neck of unarmed George Floyd for eight minutes and 46 seconds last week, despite calls repeated desperate of Floyd for help to shout, “I can’t breathe.” Floyd (left and right) passed out and later died

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