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Marvel Comics Meet Reality On The Not-So-Mean Streets Of Hell's Kitchen

In Netflix's newest Marvel Universe show, The Defenders, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage, Daredevil and Iron Fist patrol the dirty streets of a Hell's Kitchen that doesn't exist in today's New York City.

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Steve Bannon, Out As Chief White House Strategist, Heads Back To Breitbart

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Big Chief Professor Longhair
Yenyeri Mombasa

An operation which uses immigrant children to target their sponsors in the U.S. has been controversial. Charles Reed/AP/U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement hide caption

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ICE Has Arrested More Than 400 In Operation Targeting Parents Who Pay Smugglers

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Lo Que Hay Senor Loop
To Die In L.A. Lower Dens
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President John F. Kennedy makes a nationwide televised broadcast on civil rights in the White House, June 11, 1963. Americans often look to presidents for moral clarity in critical moments. Charles Gorry/AP hide caption

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Fathers Of Our Country: How U.S. Presidents Exercised Moral Leadership In Crisis

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Cornerstone Trevor Lawrence Jr.
Hummingbird OndatrĂ³pica
Bigger Than Home Manu Delago
Puente Roto Nicola Cruz, Quantic
Chasing Clouds Kinobe
Slide Calvin Harris, Frank Ocean, Migos
Say My Name ODESZA & Zyra

In Netflix's new show The Defenders, Jessica Jones and her superhero friends patrol the grim and gritty streets of a Hell's Kitchen that no longer exists in today's New York. Sarah Shatz/Netflix hide caption

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Marvel Comics Meet Reality On The Not-So-Mean Streets Of Hell's Kitchen

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My Kind of Woman [Instrumental] [Instrumental] Mac DeMarco
Freedom (Interlude)
Tripping the Light Fantastic J.S.T.A.R.S.
Brunch at the Bodega Flamingoisis