Even the royal family has jumped on the BLM bandwagon

Prince Harry, sixth in line to the throne, is calling out white privilege.


Topics Politics UK

Prince Harry is worried about white privilege.

‘Our generation and the ones before us haven’t done enough to right the wrongs of the past… Institutional racism has no place in our societies, yet is still endemic’, he says in a short video for social media:

It might seem like a rather strange thing for a man who is sixth in line to the throne and owes all of his money, fame and influence to accidents of genetics and history to suddenly be concerned about. This is a man who sleeps in palaces decorated with colonial plunder, lecturing the masses about racism and privilege.

The royal family has now joined every company and institution under the sun in pushing the woke message of Black Lives Matter – from McDonald’s (which briefly rebranded as Amplifying Black Voices) to the Church of England (which will review all its paintings and sculptures of white Jesus).

That this woke ideology has been actively embraced by the establishment is telling. Race is a useful tool for the ruling elite because it divides working-class people along artificial lines, and it obscures the real inequalities in society, which are based on class, not race.

Prince Harry should check his privilege.

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David Graham

2nd July 2020 at 6:13 pm

It’s fortunate we live in a democracy. Further reforms are needed to progress this country’s democratic development. Sometimes that is a by product of previous constitutional changes. I think the globalist elites are playing a dangerous game. They will lose.

Andrew Mawdsley

2nd July 2020 at 6:10 pm

Race advice from a man who dressed as a Gestapo officer. Excellent. Lucky his wife is so on the ball about these things and not just a self serving toenail.

Jerry Owen

2nd July 2020 at 5:05 pm

Has Harry told us what we should be doing to atone for our fathers sins?
A bit of self flagellation maybe ( although some would argue taking the knee is just that )?
A monthly standing order to any given black group ? More foreign aid? More immigration form the African continent ?
Nobody actually says.
For me I treat black people by their content and not their colour.. that should be enough in a civilised country which this is.

Barbara Baker

2nd July 2020 at 4:54 pm

Rather a shame that William decided to add a message and include a link to Harry’s “speech” – I hoped he was more self-aware than that and would have the nous to speak for himself. Perhaps the Queen should sack him from the front bench for retweeting something he only partly agreed with?

Stef Steer

2nd July 2020 at 4:39 pm

“Race is a useful tool for the ruling elite because it divides working-class people along artificial lines, and it obscures the real inequalities in society, which are based on class, not race.”

SO MUCH THIS. Its a con to mask the enourmous wealth disparity.

Jonathan Palmer

2nd July 2020 at 3:57 pm

With his genius and timing he’s jumped on just as the wisewoke are distancing themselves from the BLM organisation.

john larkin

2nd July 2020 at 3:51 pm

Can we please have an accurate definition of institutional racialism, so that we can identify and then eradicate manifestations of it; racist incidents within institutions is not the same thing, e.g. an individual police officer race-based name calling a suspect, in violation of his training and the force’s officially mandated practices.

George Whale

2nd July 2020 at 5:02 pm

The utility of ‘instititional racism’ is that it’s indefinable.

James Knight

2nd July 2020 at 6:34 pm

It is actually easy to define. The utility is it doesn’t require actual racists.

George Whale

2nd July 2020 at 6:39 pm

I see. So the ‘racism’ emerges spontaneously, without human agency?

moqi fen

2nd July 2020 at 3:12 pm

oops i’ve duplicated Leons post.

Lee Hallam

2nd July 2020 at 2:54 pm

Prince Harry isn’t the Royal Family though is he? He just quit to be a Californian celebrity. What he says has no relevance at all.

Treacle Tart

2nd July 2020 at 3:37 pm

But he’s kept his HRH (although not “using” it), his titles and his place in the order of succession. If Prince William takes his children on safari and they are all eaten by lions, Harry becomes king.

Arthur ASCII

2nd July 2020 at 6:40 pm

Don’t put ideas in Spenderella’s head

George Whale

2nd July 2020 at 1:55 pm

The poor, henpecked little ginger poodle. I genuinely feel sorry for him.

Dominic Straiton

2nd July 2020 at 1:44 pm

What a ridiculous, embarrassing , fcn chump

Matt Ryan

2nd July 2020 at 1:34 pm

I expect to see him on Pornhub next watching other fellas make Meghan airtight.

Asuryani Waderer

2nd July 2020 at 1:00 pm

Harry who? The moment the former HRH gave up duty for nihilistic self regard, using his mother’s name as some kind of shibboleth, he lost any right to speak for me or at me. He should shuffle back to the vacuous Holywood blob he feels so comfortable in.

James Conner

2nd July 2020 at 12:43 pm

If there’s subject Harry is an authority on, it’s privilege.

jamie murray

2nd July 2020 at 12:32 pm

As the article states, BLM, environmentalism, racism/sexism etc you name it are all followed slavishly by most media and most elites/establishments, why? Apropos the article, wealth inequality is the real issue in the world, the haves and have nots. All the wealthy have all the influence and set the agenda and narratives, hence the reason the slebs, Hewitt, sorry Harry and all the others from Oprah/Obama to governments and media are happy to lead us into blind alleys on racism, sexism and any other issue to avoid the real one because why would they want the spotlight shining on them and having their gilded lives questioned or worse, threatened?!
As if anybody reading this didn’t know, if all these virtue signallers really cared about inequality they’d dig very deep into their pockets and spread their money around to help the poor of all colours and creeds. They don’t and therefore their hypocrites, hardly news that though, is it?

Dan Black

2nd July 2020 at 12:31 pm

I would love this posh protected absolute piece of s@@t to come to my neighbourhood and give us all a lesson on white privilege. Just love it.
Apologies. But sometimes….there is simply no point in delivering a long drawn out counter argument to this despicable dishonest nonsense.

CJ Hawes

2nd July 2020 at 12:24 pm

Harry who?

john larkin

2nd July 2020 at 3:56 pm

Don’t pretend you don’t know who Harry is; he’s half of the record breaking, greatest laughing stock in the world.

Brandy Cluster

2nd July 2020 at 5:26 pm

Harry is just an average-intelligence, pussy-whipped mouthpiece for a rather dull and uninspiring 21st century version of Wallace Simpson.


2nd July 2020 at 12:24 pm

In 1660, a member of his family (James Duke of York, later King James II) established what was to become one of the largest European slave trading companies: The Royal African Company.

The profits from that are probably still indirectly washing around today (artworks, buildings, etc.). He should get his own house in order before he starts preaching to me about history.

Treacle Tart

2nd July 2020 at 11:42 am

The royal family has not jumped on the BLM bandwagon. Only Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have. The rest of the royal family avoid politics, as they are supposed to. Also, Harry is merely Meghan’s mouthpiece. If he had never met her, he would still be larking about with his army mates and getting into trouble for doing un-PC things like dressing up in Nazi uniforms.

Andrew Levens

2nd July 2020 at 11:51 am

They also avoid assisting police investigations into paedophilia and sexual exploitation of young women. Sometimes keeping quiet is bad PR.

Terence Ballard

2nd July 2020 at 4:53 pm

Prince Charles made a “diversity is our strength” speech just last week.

Leon Kershaw

2nd July 2020 at 11:34 am

Andrew Lawrence is very funny regarding Harry:

George Whale

2nd July 2020 at 2:01 pm

Haha, that’s hilarious – and desperately tragic at the same time.

Barbara Baker

2nd July 2020 at 4:59 pm

Oh how I miss Spitting Image!

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