Ngozi Fulani says she has still not heard from the Palace after Lady Susan Hussey quit over race remarks

ngozi fulani says she has still not heard from the palace after lady susan hussey quit over race remarks

Ngozi Fulani has said she has yet to be contacted by Buckingham Palace about the racism she experienced at a royal reception on Tuesday (Photo: Sistah Space/PA)

Charity founder Ngozi Fulani has said she has yet to be contacted by Buckingham Palace about the racism she experienced at a royal reception on Tuesday.

The prominent black advocate for survivors of domestic abuse was repeatedly questioned by Lady Susan Hussey, a member of the Royal Household, about where she “really came from”.

Buckingham Palace said it had taken the allegations “extremely seriously” and investigated immediately. Lady Susan has resigned and offered “profound apologies for the hurt caused”.

In a statement the Palace also said officials had “reached out to Ngozi Fulani on this matter” but Ms Fulani claims no one has been in touch with her.

Asked whether the Palace had contacted her about the interaction involving Lady Susan, Ms Fulani told ITV’s Good Morning Britain: “No. People keep saying the Palace has reached out to me. Nobody has reached out to me.”

Pressed on whether the palace had reached out to her via her charity, Sistah Space, Ms Fulani said: “No. I don’t know where this has come from, but I’m telling you categorically, we have not heard from the Palace.”

Ms Fulani said that she would accept an invitation to discuss the incident with the Prince of Wales.

“See, what we’re about is positive results, so absolutely, I think a discussion should be held,” she said.

“We’re very happy to have that discussion, because we just want to bring it back to the 16 days of activism.

“This is about violence against women and girls, and although I didn’t experience physical violence, what I feel I experienced was a form of abuse.”

Describing what happened on Tuesday, Ms Fulani said the royal aide “made a beeline” for her, touched her hair and asked “about seven or eight times” where she came from.

She said: “This is what it is, this is what you call racism. I’m there for two hours feeling like I need to leave, I want to leave, but not knowing what to do.”

Ms Fulani, chief executive of Sistah Space in Hackney, east London, had been invited to a Buckingham Palace event that focused on preventing violence against women and girls. It was hosted by the Queen Consort.

Mandu Reid, leader of the Women’s Equality Party, who was next to Ms Fulani and witnessed the exchange, told i on Wednesday that the conversation unfolded exactly as Ms Fulani had reported.

The politician, who ran to be mayor of London last year, said the exchange shows “that the institution of the Royal Family has a lot of work to do” and urged both the King and Queen Consort to speak out on the issue of race.

While Ms Reid welcomed the Palace’s quick response to the matter, she hopes that it will not brush the issue under the carpet and instead work to resolve the underlying issues.

“[The quick response] definitely signifies that they are concerned about how they are perceived on this issue,” Ms Reid said. “I hope that that concern will translate to real change.”

Lady Susan was a member of the Royal Household, having served as the late Queen Elizabeth II’s lady in waiting for more than 60 years.

She subsequently became a lady of the household to Camilla and King Charles. She is also godmother to Prince William and is portrayed in the latest Netflix series of The Crown as one of the Queen’s closest confidantes.

The Prince of Wales, who is in the US for an unofficial tour with his wife the Princess of Wales, said on Wednesday he was “really disappointed” to hear about Ms Fulani’s experience, adding: “Racism has no place in our society.”

The Palace said in a statement: “In this instance, unacceptable and deeply regrettable comments have been made. We have reached out to Ngozi Fulani on this matter, and are inviting her to discuss all elements of her experience in person if she wishes.

“In the meantime, the individual concerned would like to express her profound apologies for the hurt caused and has stepped aside from her honourary role with immediate effect.

“All members of the Household are being reminded of the diversity and inclusivity policies which they are required to uphold at all times.”

The conversation, recalled by Ms Fulani:

“Lady SH: ‘Where are you from?’

Me: ‘Here, UK.’

Lady SH: ‘No, but what nationality are you?’

Me: ‘I am born here and am British.’

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

Me: ‘My people, lady, what is this?’

Lady 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…’”

Lady 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.’

Lady SH: ‘Oh so you’re from….’

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