King Charles III and Queen Charlotte: Bridgerton and The Blackest Coronation

Bridgerton was the aspiration; the coronation was a performative attempt at that aspiration.

Simone Samuels
6 min readMay 8, 2023

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Designed by author; Photo Credit: Liam Daniel/Netflix via Slate; Christopher Furlong/Getty via People

When I was little, I nursed juvenile dreams of becoming a princess. Not just a Disney princess. Like, marrying into the British royal family. As a pre-teen, I looked up the ages of…

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