Lady Susan Hussey and Ngozi Fulani at Buckingham palace(The full racial script)

Lady Susan Hussey and Ngozi Fulani at Buckingham palace(The full racial script)

Ngozi Fulani and Susan Hussey

So Lady Susan Hussey who was a top member of the late Queens inner circle has been accused of race discrimination against a black British woman of the name Ngozi Fulani.The top royal associate was the lady in waiting of  Queen Elizabeth and also Prince William's godmother.How embarrasing this must be for the Prince.

Reading the conversation that took place between Lady Hussey and Ngozi made me laugh.I know its not a laughing matter,but it is so funny how the older Brit kept insisting on Miss Fulani's background,despite being told over and over again that she was British.

Whether we accept it or not,we have to realise that there is still a lot of prejudice in the thoughts and ways of people of a certain generation.Lady Hussey is 83 years old.So maybe you get my drift.

Here is the conversation that took place between the two women according to Ngozi..

Lady SH: Where are you from?

Me: Sistah Space.

SH: No, where do you come from?

Me: We're based in Hackney.

SH: No, what part of Africa are you from?

Me: I don't know, they didn't leave any records.

SH: Well, you must know where you're from, I spent time in France. Where are you from?

Me: Here, the UK.

SH: No, but what nationality are you?

Me: I am born here and am British.

SH: No, but where do you really come from, where do your people come from?

Me: 'My people', lady, what is this?

SH: Oh I can see I am going to have a challenge getting you to say where you're from. When did you first come here?

Me: Lady! I am a British national, my parents came here in the 50s when...

SH: Oh, I knew we'd get there in the end, you're Caribbean!

Me: No lady, I am of African heritage, Caribbean descent and British nationality.

SH: Oh so you're from...

It's really makes me sick to the stomach,but hey,it is what it is.

As a result of this,The late Queen's lady-in waiting has apologised and resigned for repeatedly asking Ngozi who is a black British charity boss where she was "really" from.

The palace described the remarks as "unacceptable and deeply regrettable".

A spokesperson for Prince William said "racism has no place in our society".

"The comments were unacceptable, and it is right that the individual has stepped aside with immediate effect," they said.

Ms Fulani, in an interview with the Independent website, said the issue was "bigger than one individual. It's institutional racism".

"I was in shock after it happened and anybody who knows me knows I don't take this kind of nonsense," she said.

"But I had to consider so many things. As a black person, I found myself in this place where I wanted to say something but what happened would automatically be seen as my fault, it would bring [my charity] Sistah Space down.

"It would be 'oh, she has a chip on their shoulder'."

Ngozi at the event in Buckingham palace.

Ms Fulani was at the reception at Buckingham Palace on Tuesday representing the London-based charity Sistah Space, which supports women of African and Caribbean heritage across the UK who have faced domestic and sexual abuse.

Along with 300 guests, she had been invited to the event, where the Queen Consort, Camilla, had warned of a "global pandemic of violence against women".

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