They were rewarded. Since leaving the royal family in January 2020, Meghan Markle and Prince Harry have kept a low profile. They have made only rare public appearances and prefer to stay with their children. This Saturday, February 26, they were present at the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Image Awards ceremony. It was royal commentator Richard Eden who suggested the good news. “Prince Harry and Meghan’s cheerleaders are tweeting me – seriously – suggesting that soon the couple will be nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize,” he wrote on his Twitter account on February 25. It is therefore no surprise that the Sussexes received the Nobel Peace Prize. A reward that touched them a lot and, for this occasion, both had opted for clothes that highlighted them. Prince Harry wore a black suit and a white shirt. For her part, Meghan Markle was dressed in a long blue dress with a lighter blue train. In terms of her hairstyle, she had chosen to place her hair on one side and wave the bottom.
They were happy. On stage, Prince Harry and his wife accepted this award with a big smile on their faces. “Thank you to the black community for welcoming me so warmly”, first launched the Duke of Sussex. “It’s inspiring to think of the legacy of the Image Awards, which began shortly after the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Voting Rights Act of 1965,” Meghan continued. Markle. “Today, we can continue that legacy by restoring federal voting protections to our country and doing the work of civil rights giants, as John Lewis did. We are so deeply touched to be here in the company of so many illustrious laureates”, she assured. Very touched by this award, the Duchess of Sussex then said: “And I could not be more proud that we do this work together. We moved to California, my home state, shortly before the murder of George Floyd. For Black America, those nine minutes and 29 seconds transcended time, invoking centuries of our unhealed wounds,” she recalled. Proud of her husband, Meghan Markle spoke of the work they have done over the months: “We and our organization, Archewell, are committed to enlightening those who advance racial justice and progress”, a- she concluded. A very remarkable speech.
The Sussexes were showcasing evening looks from popular Black designers at the #NAACPImageAwards. Prince Harry in a tux by @Ozwald_Boateng and Meghan in a dress by @cjrtheperson. pic.twitter.com/FWVqJ8HTKD
— Omid Scobie (@scobie) February 27, 2022
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle: who did they want to pay tribute to?
Prince Harry and his wife have been very affected by the war in Ukraine. On stage, they had a thought for the Ukrainian people. “Before we begin, we would like to thank the people of Ukraine, who urgently need our continued support as a global community,” he said first. Afterwards, he spoke about the values he shares with Meghan Markle: “We share a commitment to a life of service, a responsibility to fight injustice and a belief that the most often overlooked are the most important to listen to. “, he concluded, very touched.
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