Buckingham Palace aide resigns amid royal race row

Buckingham palace aide resigns amid royal race row

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A Black charity boss has accused Buckingham Palace of institutional racism after the late Queen’s lady-in-waiting was forced to resign for making offensive remarks during an event.

Ngozi Fulani, of Sistah Space, Britain’s leading domestic abuse charity for Black women, said she had not yet received an apology from the Palace after the “traumatic” encounter which saw Lady Susan Hussey ask her what part of Africa she was from.

The palace aide, who served as Elizabeth II’s lady in waiting for more than 60 years, has since stepped down from her honorary role and expressed her “profound apologies for the hurt caused”.

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