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Meghan’s account of racism in the royal family, delivered last week from a wicker chair outside a California mansion, did more than open new wounds at Buckingham Palace. It also called into question whether the family and, indeed, the country were as embracing of Black people as her 2018 wedding had signaled they could be.
Shell routinely blames the damage on sabotage and criminal activity. According to Shell, Nigerian law requires it to pay compensation for spills caused by operational issues but not for damage resulting from sabotage.
The French state does not compile racial statistics, which is illegal, describing it as part of its commitment to universalism and treating all citizens equally under the law. To many scholars on race, however, the reluctance is part of a long history of denying racism in France and the country’s slave-trading and colonial past.
he judges praised Adjaye as “a singular and timely talent and a strong reminder of the insightful and integrative role of the architect”.
“It was just so much a slap in the face, a punch in the gut,” Mrs Semien told CBS News. “It was just belittling him. You know, that we can’t bury him because he’s Black.”
The working group will also audit “street names and other cultural items that are associated with historic acts of racism such as the transatlantic slave trade”.