Prince Harry talks about 'unconscious bias' and racism with Jane Goodall
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Prince Harry is discussing "unconscious bias" as it relates to accusations of racism, saying people's upbringing naturally forces them to "look at someone in a different way."

The British royal, who's sixth in line to the throne, opened up about the topic that he says "so many people don't understand" in an interview he conducted with renowned anthropologist Jane Goodall for British Vogue.

The issue came up as he asked Goodall if what she's learned from her research on chimpanzees has impacted the way she feels about people.


"From studying the chimps and seeing all the similarities it was obvious to me that we have inherited aggressive tendencies. When you look around the world, they’re everywhere. They’re not learned," Goodall told the 34-year-old prince.

"It’s the same as an unconscious bias — something which so many people don’t understand, why they feel the way that they do," Prince Harry replied.

"Despite the fact that if you go up to someone and say, 'What you’ve just said, or the way that you’ve behaved, is racist' — they’ll turn around and say, 'I’m not a racist.'"

"'I’m not saying that you’re a racist, I’m just saying that your unconscious bias is proving that, because of the way that you’ve been brought up, the environment you’ve been brought up in, suggests that you have this point of view — unconscious point of view — where naturally you will look at someone in a different way,' " he continued. "And that is the point at which people start to have to understand."

The member of the British royal family also gave insight into his family plans with wife Meghan MarkleMeghan MarklePrince Harry and Meghan sign with speaking agency that represents Obamas The Hill's Coronavirus Report: Rep. Mark Takano says Congress must extend worker benefits expiring in July; WHO reports record spike in global cases Meghan Markle calls current events in US 'devastating' MORE, the Duchess of Sussex. The couple — who welcomed their first child, Archie, in May — won't be expanding their brood beyond two children, according to Harry. 

"Two, maximum!" he exclaimed to Goodall in the interview published Tuesday. The chat appears in British Vogue's September issue, which was guest-edited by Markle.

"I’ve always thought: this place is borrowed," Harry said after revealing his two-kid limit. "And, surely, being as intelligent as we all are, or as evolved as we all are supposed to be, we should be able to leave something better behind for the next generation."