Buckingham Palace Is Reportedly Planning to Hire a Diversity Chief
The "very much not a racist family" at the heart of Britain's monarchy is reportedly making moves to appoint a diversity chief.
The news comes two weeks after Meghan Markle and Prince Harry told Oprah Winfrey that there had been "concerns" from an unspecified family member over the color of their son Archie's skin before he was born.
"This is an issue which has been taken very seriously across the royal households," a source told Harper's Bazaar. "We have the policies, the procedures, and programs in place, but we haven't seen the progress we would like and accept more needs to be done. We can always improve. Therefore, we are not afraid to look at new ways of approaching it. The work to do this has been underway for some time now and comes with the full support of the family."
Though previous reports specified that Queen Elizabeth was hiring a "diversity tsar," a senior palace aide told Bazaar that "it is too early for any firm plans to be announced," adding, "We are listening and learning to get this right."