By Bhvishya Patel For Mailonline
Published: 02:32 BST, 10 August 2020 | Updated: 02:39 BST, 10 August 2020
Meghan Markle helped guide Prince Harry on his very public 'woke' journey, the authors of the couple's upcoming biography Finding Freedom have claimed.
The Duchess of Sussex, who is currently residing with her husband in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, played a pivotal role in helping her husband become more attuned to racism, according to authors Omid Scobie and Carolyn Durand.
Speaking to the National Public Radio in the United States, Mr Scobie said: 'Harry's journey to wokeness has been very public.
'We've seen him learning and educating himself along the way, but this experience of witnessing Meghan face racist remarks and commentary would have been the first time he'd seen someone in his life or someone he was particularly close to affected by it in a certain way.
The Duchess of Sussex helped guide Prince Harry on his 'journey to wokeness', the authors of the couple's upcoming biography have claimed
'We talk about some of the more obvious examples in some of the media coverage but I think that the things that have flown under the radar are some of the othering of Meghan we've seen.
'We've sort of seen it repeatedly that she's not one of us. And now, what do they mean by not one of us?
'And I think there are things like that which Harry's really had to become more attuned to and learn to see when it happens in front of him. And Meghan would have been the person that guided him on that journey. '
During the interview, the authors also discussed the events that eventually led to the duke and duchess to decide taking a step back from the royal family.
Caroline Durand said: 'Harry really was looking out for his family.
'His wife felt