Minorities in cartoons: “The Boondocks”

"The Boondocks"

This week’s entry is Aaron McGruder’s 1990s-2000s comic strip-turned-TV series “The Boondocks.” The strip (as well as the later TV series) is political in tone, commenting on African-American culture and politics. Background The strip focuses on the Freeman family: “Granddad” (as the grandkids call him) and his two grandchildren, Huey and Riley, who’ve relocated from … Read more