Meghan Markle Is Showing Girls How a Modern Cinderella Rolls

After the Duchess of Sussex and her husband, Prince Harry, announced they would be stepping back from their roles as senior royals, my mom had this to say: Im proud of her. The her was Meghan Markle, whose chilly reception by the British press seems to have played a role in the couples decision. As our conversation continued, it became clear that my mothers words were not simply rooted in the idea that she (like a lot of women of color) sees this move as the duchesss way of standing up for herself in the face of an inherently classist and occasionally racist and anti-American press. She was even more impressed to see Markle take a stand as a modern …