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Royals thank Caribbean migrants for contribution to the UK

LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II and her grandson Prince William paid tribute Wednesday to Britain’s Caribbean immigrants for their “profound contribution” to the U.K., as a national monument was unveiled in London to celebrate the migrants’ work to help rebuild Britain after World War II.

William and his wife, Kate, unveiled the statue — depicting a man, woman and child standing atop suitcases — at London’s Waterloo train station. In his speech, William highlighted the racism faced by thousands who journeyed to Britain in the post-war years, and said it still affects their descendants today.

“Discrimination remains an all too familiar experience for Black men and women in Britain in 2022,” he said.

William referred to a British government scandal that…

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