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‘Bridgerton’ Still Idealizes Whiteness

I enjoy it but have mixed feelings about the hit Netflix show

Spoiler alert: This essay contains spoilers.

I’ve been into period drama films since I was a kid. Classics like Amadeus and Pride and Prejudice were in hot rotation in my house because they were something we could all enjoy. The sweeping cinematography in European…



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Ruth Terry

American freelancer in Istanbul writing about culture, mental health, race & travel. Bylines everywhere from Al Jazeera to Zora. Tw: @Ruth_Terry | IG: @ruth.ist