Harry instructed his spokesperson to issue a statement in November 2016 before the couple married, calling out “the racial
undertones of comment pieces and the outright sexism and racism of social media trolls and web article comments.”
Yomi Adegoke, author of Slay in Your Lane: The Black Girl Bible, said Meghan was very much a departure from what most people associate with the British royal family.
”She’s foreign, not just by being American, but she’s got black heritage, she’s a divorcee,” Adegoke said.
”She’s just a very different type of person and somebody that I don’t think your average British member of the public t
hinks of when they think of the word duchess or royal family at all.”Much of the trolling exploits the cla
ims of a rift between Meghan and her sister-in-law, the Duchess of Cambridge. Where Kate is lauded by the media for expo
sing her shoulder in a dress, Meghan is accused by the tabloids of breaking royal protocol for doing similar.
When Meghan wears dark nail polish, the “vulgar fashion move” is criticized for breaki
ng royal protocol “again.” Meanwhile, Kate is said to opt for “subtle” shades more in keeping with the Queen’s preferences.
including the nation’s first sea-based launch, which will take place in the
Yellow Sea, according to plans of the China Aerospace Science and Technology Corp.
Jin Xin, deputy project manager of Long March 11, said a sea-based mission would have a lower risk of
creating problems for populated areas or airliners than land-based launches, and also have great
er flexibility in the launch site and lower costs for satellites orbiting above regions near the equator.A cancer patient wit
h HIV may have been cleared of the virus after receiving a bone marrow transplant from an HIV-resistant donor, thought to be th
e second such case after a bone marrow transplant, according to research published in the journal Nature on Tuesday.
The patient, whose identity was not disclosed, stopped taking antiretroviral drugs 16 mont
hs after the transplant, and the virus has not been detected during an additional 18 months, according to the study.
In the research, led by Ravindra Gupta, an infectious diseases physician at the Universit
y of Cambridge in the United Kingdom, the patient received bone marrow stem cells from a donor with a rare
genetic mutation known as “CCR5 delta 32”, which produces immunity to HIV infection, according to Nature.