We’ve made it.
I say ‘we’ because even though she’s mixed race, the world still looks at her as black.
You only have to look at the comments under a Daily Mail article about the couple to realise that.
Never in a million years did I think someone in the royal family would be romantically involved with someone whose skin is a darker hue than theirs.
It speaks volumes about how society is changing, albeit slowly. But it’s definitely changing.
The black community could be on the brink of having a quasi-representative among the royals.
We first saw something like this when Emma McQuiston, who is half-English and half-Nigerian, became Lady Weymouth.
Tatler’s front page said ‘At last!’ upon her engagement with her now-husband Ceawlin Thynn, Viscount of Weymouth.