Aaron McGruder

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Aaron McGruder is a multiracial cartoonist most famous for his animated series, The Boondocks. He is a very leftwing Obama voter with a degree in African American Studies. But that doesn’t mean he shies away from criticizing the African American community, its leaders, or the Democratic party.  [Read more…]


 ?  Part of this wiki because he is pro free speech and fearlessly challenges race relations in the USA from BOTH perspectives.

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Leaked emails provide more light on the fight over the final season of The Boondocks.

Since the mid-'90s discontinuation of The Far Side, Outland, and Calvin And Hobbes (themselves holdovers from the '80s), the world of comic strips has seemed pretty dull. One person changing that is Aaron McGruder, whose strip The Boondocks made its debut last spring in more than 150 papers, a nearly unprecedented?

I chatted with the creator of 'The Boondocks' about black self-hatred, post-Obama race relations, and why Herman Cain is the real-life Uncle Ruckus.

The Boondocks artist and writer Aaron McGruder doesn't shy away from controversy. The main characters in his comic strip, two African-American boys, have plenty to say about the Patriot Act, BET, racists -- even bad rappers.

In the sleepy, tranquil nursing home that is the daily comics page, Aaron McGruder's The Boondocks is a scowling B-boy with a boombox blaring Public Enemy. McGruder's strip, about two angry black kids who move into their granddad's suburban home, has always divided readers. But after the Sept. 11 attacks, some of the?

Gary Younge: How did a young African-American manage to sell a pro-black-power, leftwing cartoon strip to more than 300 newspapers - and a cable channel to boot? Gary Younge meets Aaron McGruder, creator of the Boondocks.

Why do editors keep throwing ?The Boondocks? off the funnies page?
On January 30, the creator of The Boondocks, Aaron McGruder, began seeking $200,000 through Kickstarter to fund his Uncle Ruckus movie. As one of the more controversial figures from The Boondocks, Uncle Ruckus ? an African-American ? has a narrative?

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