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WATCH: Mariah Dillard Rules Harlem in 'Luke Cage' Trailer

“Harlem doesn’t need a hero. It needs a queen.” 

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Beyoncé Drops Lion King Cast List, Internet Loses It

She will voice Nala in the 2019 remake of the classic Disney film.

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Netflix Acquires Film 'Juanita,' Led by Black and Native Stars

Alfre Woodard and Adam Beach will star in an adaptation of Sheila Williams’ “Dancing on the Edge of the Roof,” which depicts a Black woman’s move to Montana in search of a new life.

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Remember All That Badass Music in 'Luke Cage'? Now You Can Own It

The Adrian Younge- and Ali Shaheed Muhammad-composed score, including some of the songs played at Harlem’s Paradise, is now available via digital download and on vinyl.

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The 13 Most Badass Moments From Every Episode of 'Luke Cage'

Because we love you—and “Luke Cage” star Mike Colter—the Colorlines staff binged the entire season of this epic new edition to the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Here are the sexiest, craziest and otherwise Luke Cage-iest moments from each episode of season one.

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Harlem Has a Supernatural Savior in New 'Luke Cage' Trailer

A series about one of Marvel’s most prominent Black superheroes premieres September 30 on Netflix.

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Black Stars Unite Against Police Violence Via #SomedayIsToday PSAs

Rutina Wesley, Boris Kodjoe and other Hollywood figures feature in the Campaign Zero-supported PSAs.

Get Ready For Ali Shaheed Muhammad and Adrian Younge's Badass 'Luke Cage' Score

The new series—which features one of Marvel’s few Black protagonists—premieres on Netflix on September 30.