Who is Kerry Kennedy? RFK's daughter lauds Prince Harry and Meghan Markle for tackling RACIST MONARCHY!

Kerry Kennedy said she would honor Prince Harry and Meghan Markle for tackling the 'structural racism' of the royal family at an NYC gala

Who is Kerry Kennedy? RFK's daughter lauds Prince Harry and Meghan Markle for tackling RACIST MONARCHY!
Kerry Kennedy (L) has said she will honor Prince Harry and Meghan Markle (R) for tackling the 'structural racism' of the royal family (Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images and Matt Dunham - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
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LONDON, ENGLAND: Robert F Kennedy's daughter, Kerry Kennedy, has said she will honor Prince Harry and Meghan Markle for tackling the "structural racism" of the royal family at an NYC gala in her father's honor. Kerry is one of RFK and Ethel Kennedy's 11 children. She has said that Harry and Meghan have challenged the royal family's "power structure".

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Kerry has decided to give the pair a gong recognizing their achievements at the Ripple of Hope Gala in New York on December 6. Kerry told The Telegraph, "They went to the oldest institution in UK history and told them what they were doing wrong, that they couldn’t have structural racism within the institution; that they could not maintain a misunderstanding about mental health." 

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Kerry also opened up about her father's visit to apartheid South Africa in 1966, noting that Harry and Meghan have the "moral courage" to speak about racial justice, which many do not have. "Few would have the courage to question their colleagues, family and community about the power structure they maintained, and this is what Meghan Markle and Prince Harry have done," she said. Kerry's remarks stem from an unproven allegation Meghan made against Charles, that he was racist about her son Archie.

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Who is Kerry Kennedy?

Kerry was married to New York Governor Andrew Cuomo from 1990 to 2005. They were married for 15 years, and share three children together. Kerry is a human rights activist who still plays a prominent role in the Kennedy family.

Kerry serves as the president of Robert F Kennedy Human Rights. She is also the editor of 'Being Catholic Now' and author of 'Robert F. Kennedy: Ripples of Hope'. She is the author of 'Speak Truth to Power'. 

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According to the Robert F Kennedy Human Rights website, "Kerry, the seventh of Ethel and Robert F. Kennedy’s eleven children, has devoted more than 40 years to the pursuit of equal justice, the promotion and protection of basic rights, and the preservation of the rule of law. She works on a range of issues, including child labor, women’s rights, disappearances, indigenous land rights, judicial independence, freedom of expression, ethnic violence, criminal justice reform, immigration, impunity, and environmental justice."

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"Kerry served as Chair of the Amnesty International USA Leadership Council for over a decade. She serves on the board of directors of the United States Institute of Peace, Human Rights First, Kailash Satyarthi Children’s Foundation, Laureate and Leaders, Nizami Ganjavi International Center, HealthEVillages, as well as RFK Human Rights’ numerous international chapters. She is on the Advisory Committee for the Association of American Indian Affairs, the Albert Schweitzer Institute, Sankofa, San Patrignano, and the Center for Victims of Torture," the website adds. "Kerry has received high honors from President Lech Walesa of Poland for aiding the Solidarity movement, The Humanitarian award from the Congress of Nobel Peace Prize Laureates, and many other honors."

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Kerry is a member of the Massachusetts and District of Columbia bars. She is a graduate of Brown University and Boston College Law School. "She holds honorary doctorates of law from Le Moyne College, University of San Francisco Law School, and University of New Caledonia, and honorary doctorates of Humane Letters from Bay Path College and the Albany College of Pharmacy," the website says. 

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