For The ‘Bridgerton’ Fans: 6 Black Authors Who Write Historical Fiction Romance
“It’s no secret that history is often manipulated by those who have the power to control the future’s perception of it. However, great books, literature, art and well-written screenplays hold the clues to the authentic lived experiences of those often hidden in history.
Recently, television shows that depict 18th-centtury and 19th-century life such as: BBC’s Harlots, PBS’s Sanditon, HBO’s The Gilded Age, and Netflix’s Bridgerton have all skillfully provided a rare glimpse into the lives of Black people outside of the context of slavery chains and these period dramas have been quite refreshing to say the least.”
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