An article by Pauline Lewis, from Centric Magazine
It did not seem too long ago – so many wedding party pop-ups happening all over the country, with misty eyes, wedding hats, and champagne glasses all clicking to the same celebration – Harry and Meghan were getting married.
For the Black community, in particular, there was an interest in the Royal Family that had not been present before. Meghan was marrying into the Royal Family and she brought her African American heritage with her. Suddenly, Black people had someone in the Royal Family to identify with. This was unprecedented, joyous and exciting. This historic advance in cultural diversity expressed itself perfectly at the Royal wedding in Windsor castle – a congregational mix of royalty and aristocracy with celebrity, and a service that fulfilled their cultural mission – a Black Pentecostal preacher who wonderfully demonstrated the Black Pentecostal tradition. This wedding came with a promise and that was celebrated by many – of every culture.
To read more find the full article on the Centric Magazine Website.
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