England, 2005: Prince Harry, then about 25 years old, dressed up as a Nazi at a costume party. Harry caused the Royals, and his country, a great deal of embarrassment. Prince Harry apologized and the whole thing was over in a matter of days.
Fast forward to the U.S.: We are searching 35- to 40-year-old yearbooks to see who wore blackface. Get over it. No one is the same person they were 35 or 40 years ago.
It is a fact that most of our founding fathers were slave owners. A different time, a different culture.
At the turn of the century, great authors used words to describe Africans and Asians in language we no longer use today. Different times, different cultures.
It’s OK to look at the past and learn from it.