There was a lot of buzz when biracial Meghan Markle married into the British royal family May 2018 because — let's face it — the image of the Windsors has long been that they are rich, privileged and ultra-white. So, the welcome addition of Markle to the fam had a lot of people applauding this seemingly new, progressive attitude.
It didn't quite turn out that way, and now, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex have taken a step back from their senior roles in the British royal family and are living in Los Angeles. They're expecting their second child, a girl, who like their son Archie, will not be the first multiracial royal of Britain's royalty by a long shot. Here are some other members of the British royal family with African connections.