Meghan Markle finally shed her coat as she and Prince Harry appeared on stage at ‘Wokestock’ in Central Park to a loud cheers and called on everyone to work together to end the COVID-19 pandemic.
The crowd quieted when Prince Harry took the mic first and asked, ‘Are you ready to do what’s necessary to end this pandemic?’
The cheers started backup again and grew louder when Meghan – donning a white dress – took the mic.
Hi, everybody. It is so good to be back here with all of you,’ she said. ‘We know that it feels like this pandemic has been going on forever. We get it. It’s been a lot, and some people are just over it.
‘But if everyone is over it, it’s never going to be over with. There’s so much we can do today that can get us closer to ending this pandemic, and that’s why we’re all here.’
She paused and smiled as the crowded erupted again.
‘We’re able to be here tonight because the most brilliant scientists, researchers, frontline workers and selfless public health leaders have risked their lives to protect our global community. They are our humanitarian heroes,’ Meghan said.
She passed the mic back to Harry, who again addressed the people in New York City and beyond, saying, ‘Since this pandemic began, we’ve been talking to the experts about how we can do our part.
‘This week, we sat with independent world health the leaders to further understand how to get closer to vaccine equity and ending this health crisis.