The royal tea? Black women are never allowed to be part of the club
For a Black woman, it doesn’t matter how high you rise, shattering the glass ceiling means you will always be cut by the shards.
The story of Meghan Markle’s entry into the British Establishment is a story at the intersection of race, class, and gender. The abuse that she endured is what Black women experience when they dare to enter institutions as whole people who don't blend into whiteness, writes Erica Ifill. Flickr photograph by Mark Jones