Month: September 2018

Royalty, Race and the Curious Case of Queen Charlotte

On a gloriously sunny May day in Windsor, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle exchanged vows in a ceremony that embraced the bride’s heritage and the pomp of British monarchy. For those alert to the symbolism of the occasion, there was a certain irony in watching an American mixed-race bride gliding elegantly over the tomb of George III, buried in the vault below, under whose watch the American colonies were lost.

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