IN JUNE 2018, SHEKU RECEIVED THE MALE ARTIST OF THE YEAR AND THE CRITICS’ CHOICE AWARDS AT THE RE-LAUNCHED CLASSIC BRIT AWARDS, AND IN JULY 2018 BECAME THE FIRST ARTIST TO RECEIVE THE NEW BRIT CERTIFIED BREAKTHROUGH AWARD, HAVING SOLD OVER 30,000 COPIES OF HIS DEBUT ALBUM IN THE UK AND SURPASSING 100,000 ALBUM SALES WORLDWIDE.
Blind to their own biases and insulated from communities they do not encounter or understand, journalists and editors feel entitled to make judgments about what is and what is not racism. Hence the decision by Ian Murray, executive director of the Society of Editors, to publish a statement that unilaterally exonerated the entire UK press of all charges of racism.
White, known for Loose Women and ITV News, said they should find someone else to host the British Press Awards. “The UK media is not bigoted and will not be swayed from its vital role holding the rich and powerful to account following the attack on the press by the Duke and Duchess of Sussex,” it said.
Meghan spoke of the racism that she encountered and which led to her and Harry leaving the UK for good to live in the USA.
Piers Morgan, who used to present a TV program called Good Morning Britain, talks about how he met Meghan Markle. Piers would later spend an extensive amount of time criticising her. His constant criticism would later play a part in him losing his job as a TV presenter on Good Morning Britain.
Revolutionary for the time, 3 Nigerian Queens speak about the Meghan Markle/Harry Windsor interview with Oprah Winfrey.
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.