The Black Ton: From Bridgerton to Love & Hip-Hop

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Adoja Andoh as Lady Danbury and Regé-Jean Page as Simon, Duke of Hastings in Shonda Rhimes’ “Bridgerton” for Netflix

Whereas the Black elite may not shine in pure economic power, they have thrived as makers of status.

If you want to read more about the Black elite, you can try:

** If you want an idea of just what my friend and I get into when we talk about race and regency, you can see for yourself. The formidable Tricia A. Matthew is covering Bridgerton for the Los Angeles Review of Books:

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