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Stan Lee, the creator of today’s big screen superheroes including Spider-Man, Hulk, Fantastic Four, Black Panther and others, has died. He was 95. Born Stanley Martin Lieber on Dec. 28, 1922, to immigrant parents in the Washington Heights section of New York, Lee grew up in poverty. He started his career in the comic book world…

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Luke Cage, Season 2, continues to present a talented team of writers, composers, and actors that raise the bar. The second season has Luke Cage, played by Mike Colter, clashing not only with a new villain but also with another aspect of the Black cultural experience, the Jamaican in America. First, for some, there is an…

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Luke Cage may have some competition in Harlem this season. With the release of the season two trailer, Netflix gears fans up for Marvel‘s “Luke Cage,” set to be released on June 22, 2018. Unlike the first season, the trailer shows Luke basking in his superhero notoriety. He no longer hides in the shadows, but now proudly embraces…

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“Don’t give up on your dreams, or your dreams will give up on you.” — John Wooden The quote above, which was popularized by a legendary UCLA basketball coach, could very well serve as the prologue to Simone Missick’s autobiography. As an actor, the journey to greatness was never linear, and it required a great…

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This past year proved to be a creative surge for Blacks in TV entertainment. After years of being absent from the conversation at top TV networks, Black-themed TV shows became major hits in 2016. Here are the most impactful Black moments on TV in 2016. Insecure Issa Rae expanded her “Awkward Black Girl” web series…

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The cast of Netflix’s new Marvel series “Luke Cage” made their way to the red carpet at the AMC Magic Johnson Harlem Theater for the NYC premiere. Making their way down the carpet, Luke Cage himself, Mike Colter, snapped it up with his co-stars Simone Missick and Rosario Dawson (who also stars in “Daredevil”). “When I…

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Netflix recently announced that respected journalist and TV producer Cheo Hodari Coker (NCIS, Ray Donovan) has been tapped to executive produce and run the production of Luke Cage, the upcoming series based on the street hero. The series, which is being produced in conjunction with Disney’s Marvel Television, will star Mike Colter (Men In Black…

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