queen royal

THANK YOU BLACK SAILS…

For a Black Royal Family that’s far from cliche.

For a Father, who is present, even when his presence is missing. Whose wisdom, integrity and cunning are guiding principles.

For a Mother, whose love and strength binds the family and community together.

For a Daughter, who is a stunning combination of the best of both, and yet, uniquely her own person.

Together they represent the tragic past, restless present and hopeful future of the Maroon People.

So I’m watching The Crown on Netflix, real banger of a show, and Prince Phillip goes “you’ve taken my career and my home and my family name from me what kind of marriage is this” and I was like shit. he’s the woman in a traditional marriage. that’s a completely normal classic marriage, it’s just that the gender roles are reversed. I don’t know if that was intentional from the show writers but DAMN

Today in 1952, Elizabeth Windsor became Queen Elizabeth II. After 65 years she is now the world’s oldest reigning monarch as well as Britain’s longest-lived. In 2015, she surpassed the reign of her great-great-grandmother, Queen Victoria, to become the longest-reigning British monarch and the longest-reigning queen regnant and female head of state in world history.