Meghan Markle Welcomes Second Child, Rachel Lindsay Says She Was Labeled An ‘Angry Black Female’ by ‘Bachelorette’ Franchise, and Nevada Finally Bans ‘Sundown Sirens’

Meghan Markle And Prince Harry Welcome Second Child

Friday, Meghan Markle gave birth to a baby girl at Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital in California, CBS News reports. “It is with great joy that Prince Harry and Meghan, The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, welcome their daughter, Lilibet ‘Lili’ Diana Mountbatten-Windsor, to the world,” a press secretary for the couple shared in a statement. “Both mother and child are healthy and well, and settling in at home.”

Rachel Lindsay Says She’s Still Haunted By ‘Bachelorette’ ‘Angry Black Female’ Label

During an appearance on the June 4 episode of The View, Rachel Lindsay revealed that the label of “angry Black female” still follows her after The Bachelorette host Chris Harrison called her “angry” for standing up for herself. “I was sitting on stage with my runner up, my runner up told me that I was going to live a mediocre life if I didn’t choose him and my response to him was, ‘Actually I’m living my best life,'” Lindsay recalled. When I came back from commercial break, the host [Chris Harrison] said to me, ‘Rachel, you seem angry.’ I looked and I said, ‘That’s a strong word.’ And he said, ‘Well, you seem upset.'”

Lindsay went on to explain that she was taken back by the comment as she had not raised her voice or used profanity. “I have been labeled an angry Black female in Bachelor Nation,” said Lindsay. “It follows me around to this day.”

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Nevada Bans ‘Sundown SirensAnd Racial Mascots In Schools

Friday, Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak signed legislation that bans schools from using “racially discriminatory” mascots, logos, and names unless the school has an agreement with a local tribe, The Hill reports. Further, the bill, which is titled Assembly Bill 88, also bars counties from using so-called “sundown sirens,” which have historically been used to warn non-white people that it was time to leave a particular town.

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