A lot has been said about Meghan, Duchess of Sussex. Despite her track record as a philanthropist and an advocate for women and girls, naysayers have tried to label her as an opportunist who took Prince Harry away from his family.
However, the truth is, the duchess has always been an advocate for the voiceless. As a young girl, she prompted a company to change its commercial to include girls. Throughout her career as an actor, she was also outspoken on and offset, visiting unrepresented communities across the globe.
Now, a video of Meghan giving a stunning speech at age 14 has just resurfaced, proving the duchess has always used her voice for change.
“George Floyd’s life mattered and Breonna Taylor’s life mattered and Philando Castile’s life mattered and Tamir Rice’s life mattered.”
Duchess Meghan has shared a powerful video with @IHPandas Immaculate Heart High School’s class of 2020 for their graduation.#BlackLivesMatter pic.twitter.com/BzUmfnKICb
— Omid Scobie (@scobie) June 4, 2020
Meghan Markle has been speaking out against injustices
As a senior working member of the British royal family, Meghan had to adhere to certain royal rules. This included being neutral when it came to political matters and being extremely careful about the things she’s advocated for.
However, in the past several months, now that she is no longer beholden to certain royal restrictions the duchess has been making her voice and opinion known. She’s prompted women to vote in the upcoming Presidential Election — voicing her excitement for Vice Presidential nominee, Senator Kamala Harris.
She’s spoken up about the failings of colonialism and spoken against racism and for the Black Lives Matter movement.
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discuss representation, why each vote matters and how all women “are linked, not ranked.” MAKERS has an exclusive look at that historic backyard chat! Q&A to come tomorrow.
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Meghan Markle gave a compelling speech to her old high school
In early June 2020, Meghan gave a graduation address to her former high school, Immaculate Heart High School, virtually in LA. This happened amid calls for justice for George Floyd and Breonna Taylor.
Though the …
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