Luke Cage's take on black power in America makes it must-see TV
If Netflix's Luke Cage is about anything, it's about power — and no word is imbued with as much unique power in black life as "nigga." Luke Cage himself makes that much clear. Early on in the new series, Luke (Mike Colter) is held up at gunpoint. "What're you doing here, nigga?" asks the young, black gunman. "Young man," Luke says, "I've had a long...