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Mackenzie Bradford studied communication at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. She lives in Nashville, TN and specializes in digital marketing and content creation. Mackenzie has experience as a marketing intern in both Nashville and in Chattanooga. She hopes to one day start her own digital marketing agency in Nashville.

Colorblind Casting in Bridgerton – by Mackenzie Bradford 

Bridgerton, released in December of 2020, is a popular television series on Netflix created by Van Dusen and produced by Shonda Rimes. The show is based on Julia Quinn’s novel series which depicts the Regency-era in London during the late 1700’s and early 1800’s. The show follows the many romances and dramas of London’s elite and is narrated by an unnamed writer who shares the town’s latest gossip in her weekly column. The series caught the attention of many viewers not only for the dramatic plot line, but for the inclusive and diverse cast, which is uncommon among many historical dramas. Although the series certainly grabs viewers’ attention and has quickly made its way to being one of Netflix’s most viewed shows, it has been met with much criticism about what seems to be a colorblind cast. 

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