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'Luke Cage' Creator Cheo Hodari Coker on Race and Gender Justice

Coker breaks down the themes that rule the show both on and off screen as the second season drops.

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Why the Universally Panned Black Superhero Flick 'Spawn' Still Matters 20 Years In

Two decades have passed since Michael Jai White starred in “Spawn,” the first superhero film with a Black protagonist. We spoke to “Luke Cage” creator Cheo Hodari Coker and DC Comics author Selwyn Seyfu Hinds about what this notoriously cheesy 1997 film has to do with today’s Black superheroes. 

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'Luke Cage' Composer and Super-Producer Adrian Younge Has a New Album and Message for Composers of Color

With a new electronic album dropping today and the upcoming debut of  ”Luke Cage,” Younge discusses both projects and the importance of this moment for Black composers.

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Luke Cage: A Bulletproof Black Man in the #BlackLivesMatter Era

Excitement is building for the ”Luke Cage” debut. But what does it mean to watch a bulletproof Black man on Netflix then be blindsided by real-life videos of police killing people of color?

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. 

Cheo Hodari Coker Named Showrunner of "Luke Cage"

Coker joins the Marvel universe.