Speaking about his mother, Harry said: “She never took the easy route, or the popular one, or the comfortable one, but she stood for something, and she stood up for people who needed it.”
He added: “Right now, we are seeing situations around the world where division, isolation and anger are dominating. As pain and trauma come to the surface.”
The prince said he and his wife, Meghan, agree that their generation and the one before them have not done enough to “right the wrongs of the past.”
“I, too, am sorry. Sorry that we haven’t got the world to the place that you deserve it to be,” he added.
“Institutional racism has no place in our societies, yet it is still endemic. Unconscious bias must be acknowledged without blame to create a better world for all of you,” he said, adding that he was committed to being part of the solution.