The Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s new strategist has claimed all white people are “rife with internalised racism and unconscious bias.”
Genevieve Roth said she realised she was “racist” after marrying her black husband.
“Race is an issue in our marriage because as a white woman of privilege, I have racist tendencies written in at a cellular level,” she said.
It also rather doesn’t work. If the racism is written in at the cellular level then it’s as with sexual attraction, innate. So, just as the gays were – righteously – told to get on with it without societal limitation or even disapproval then so must racists.
It’s only if the racism – as with the gay bit – is a choice that behaviour should righteously be moderated, no?