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The Royal Family's Latest Racism Scandal

Lady Susan Hussey, who is Prince William's godmother, has resigned from her honorary palace position amid accusations that she made racist remarks to Ngozi Fulani, a Black nonprofit founder who was attending a royal reception. Here's a look at what was said, plus other problematic incidents from the U.K. royal family's past.

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    What Happened

    Lady Susan Hussey, who was a lady-in-waiting to Queen Elizabeth II, repeatedly asked British citizen Ngozi Fulani where she was really from.

    Prince William's godmother steps down from royal role amid accusation of racism

    Prince William's godmother steps down from royal role amid accusation of racism

    Meghan Markle Faced Threats When Living in the U.K.

    The former head of U.K. counterterrorism policing said that threats against Meghan Markle's life came from far-right groups, which he called the fastest growing source of terrorist threats in the U.K. The Duchess of Sussex also claimed that racism within the royal family was partially responsible for her and Prince Harry quitting.

    A History of Racism

    Accusations of racism against the U.K. royal family go back many decades.

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