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"Luke Cage" Guide to Black American Culture

Reading lists and music used and referenced in the Netflix superhero series, "Luke Cage."

Guide to Black American Culture from "Luke Cage"

This guide presents lists of authors, poets, musicians, books, songs and other intellectual, creative and cultural resources referenced in the Marvel Netflix Universe show, "Luke Cage." Work on this guide is still in progress, so please contact me if you have suggestions for adding content of interest.

Reviews of the Netflix series, "Luke Cage:"

Lost Angeles Times: 'Luke Cage's' true superpower is showing an alternate vision of black America

The Verge: Luke Cage's take on black power in America makes it must-see TV

The Root: Luke Cage: A Bulletproof Black Man in the Black Lives Matter Era

Library Resources Related to "Luke Cage"

White Scripts and Black Supermen: Black Masculinities in Comic Books

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Luke Cage Origins: Power Man

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