Shoutout to #BlackTwitter 017


Hello Sussex Squad!

In today’s podcast we had three incredible guests who have been in the fandom since the very beginning. Thank you to Kay, Maya, and Jay for joining Michelle and I on this pod!

Today’s episode will be more conversational.

Baby Sussex update: still no baby!

We are still doing global Sussex Baby shower until May 12th if you can donate please do! The only event we have to report on was Harry attending ANZAC day commemoration and Thanksgiving on 25 April with Kate and Duke of Gloucester. Nothing much to report other than he wasn’t sure if he was going to make it but he did. He also attended the London marathon today.

Here are some the topics we covered today

1. Harper Bazaar’s article written by Omid on April 23

2. The world now speaking out against how Meghan and Harry are treated (500k tweets) lots of thoughts about the lack of empathy shown to Meghan. shout-outs to Doria & her college and “Hollywood” friends.

3. Harper Bazaar’s article written by Omid on April 25 about cambs visiting and subsequent silliness from RR

4. Sunday Times new spin on go back to Africa

5. How they will handle public interest with Baby Sussex given what they have decided for the birth Charities supported by shower:

WellChild is a national charity who’s aim is to help children and young people thrive at home with their families.
@wellchild / http://wellchild.org.uk

The Lunchbox Fund provides a daily meal to orphaned and vulnerable school children in areas of South Africa.
@TheLunchboxFund thelunchboxfund.org/donate/

LittleVillage provides donated clothes and kit to local families experiencing hardship in London.
@LittleVillageHQ / http://littlevillagehq.org Baby2Baby is a California based charity, providing children living in poverty with clothing, diapers and the basics that every child deserves.
@baby2baby / http://baby2baby.org

The podcast is still fundraising for: Emmalyn: https://www.gofundme.com/emmalyn-is-h… Emmalyn has chiari malformation and severe chronic neutropenia! She has been through 29 brain and spine surgeries since the age of 3 and headed for surgery 30! We have been in NYC for 6 months other than 26 days. She has been fighting infection, surgery to redo her cervical fusion, and next up is to remove her cervical fusion and with healing will be another month long trip on NYC! There isn’t a day this little girl doesn’t go through headaches! Emmalyn has had a long hard fight with Chiari Malformation and its co conditions. She is such a ray of light who fights daily with headaches. Our neurosurgeons are in NYC, so we make many trips there every year. Please if you can’t help please pray for Emmalyn and our family! Thank you in advance!! And one of our Sussex Squad member sister who is in need of a Kidney and donations: http://give.transplants.org/site/TR/N…

Gwendolyn Best is awaiting a new lease on life. In 2011, she was diagnosed with chronic kidney disease. Over the years, her kidney function has declined and her illness has now progressed to stage-5. Gwendolyn is on dialysis, which leaves her tired and takes a toll on her quality of life. Doctors say a kidney transplant is critical. Please donate what you can even if it is just volunteering, items, or retweeting nothing is too small!


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