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Creating “Luke Cage,” the First Woke Black-Superhero Show

There’s a moment in “Luke Cage,” the most recent of Netflix’s collection of shows based on Marvel Comics characters, when the super-powered protagonist trades in his bullet-riddled hoodie for a fresh one worn by the rapper Method Man. The exchange sets off a fashion trend in which black men begin wearing pockmarked hoodies both as a gesture of solidarity with Cage and a commentary on the disposability of black lives.
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