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Black excellence was once again on display last night in New York City. And while the cast of Creed II was conspicuously missing its prequel’s writer and director, Ryan Coogler, sequel writer (and Root 100 honoree) Cheo Hodari Coker was on hand, as was sequel director Steven Caple, Jr.

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What do you get when you put hundreds of well-dressed black folk, a great DJ, an open bar, and boundless black excellence into a trendy event space in New York City ? Well, if you’re me, you likely get a weeklong hangover, but you also get The Root 100 gala, our annual celebration of the year’s 100 most influential…

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Looks like we’ll only have Black Panther and Black Lightning to keep our black superhero fix going. We also have Shuri, for those who still read.

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For anyone on the fence about this show, here are my top five reasons why you need to check out Season 2 of Luke Cage on Netflix, even if you don't know a damn thing about comic books.

The post 5 Reasons Why Season 2 of ‘Luke Cage’ is a surprising MUST SEE appeared first on theGrio.

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Supposedly, the way to pitch a Hollywood movie is to either combine two existing movies to explain your pitch (“It’s Hidden Figures meets Die Hard!”) or to take one movie and fit it to a specific situation (“It’s Belly, but in outer space!”). I’m guessing that Cheo Hodari Coker, the creator and showrunner of Netflix’s […]

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Get ready for more Harlem action, Marvel fans! Netflix has finally set a release date for season two of Luke Cage, the superhero show helmed by Cheo Hodari Coker, leaving everybody in anticipation of Mike Colter returning in the streets, doing his thing in the title role. The series will return to the streaming service with […]

The post WATCH: ‘Luke Cage’ nabs season 2 release date + PHOTOS appeared first on theGrio.

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It feels late on opening night when I finally sat down to watch Black Panther at a theater outside Washington, D.C. Late because the landmark superhero, who hails from the fictional African nation of Wakanda, was introduced in Marvel comics more than 50 years ago. Late in cinematic history for a Hollywood blockbuster, poised to […]

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There are as many reasons to worry about the next project from the Game of Thrones showrunners — an HBO series called Confederate, about an America where slavery still exists — as Queen Cersei has reasons to worry about her head staying attached to her neck. But let’s give David Benioff and D.B. Weiss a […]

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As one of the premier architects of music journalism in the ’90s, one whose close bond with the late Notorious B.I.G. produced a critically acclaimed biography and the 2009 biopic Notorious, Cheo Hodari Coker can’t contain his excitement: He is the point man and showrunner for Marvel’s new Luke Cage series, set to debut on […]

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Later this fall, Netflix will start streaming its new series Luke Cage — a Marvel Comics character who was wrongly imprisoned, and later gains superhuman strength that prevents his skin from breaking. A bullet can’t penetrate him. And he’s a black man. Cheo Hodari Coker, a former journalist turned TV showrunner, is helming the series, […]

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