Aaron McGruder's The Boondocks (the comic strip and television show) has been an important source of conversations and writings about race, black studies, African American character, politics, history, and various other topics.
McGruder attended the University of Maryland, where he majored in African American Studies. His comic strip became syndicated in 1999, and his television show The Boondocks premiered on November 6, 2005.
• March 9: The Accessibility & Availability of The Boondocks
• March 8: The Boondocks & White Spaces
• March 7: The Boondocks and the Non-complimentary Book Blurb
• March 6: Pilgrims in an Unholy Land: The Boondocks & Suburban Discontent
• March 5: Discovering Aaron McGruder's The Boondocks in 1999
• March 5: Aaron McGruder Week
• January 29: Black Boys and the Golden Age of Hip Hop
• January 23: Black Boys, Imagination, and Star Wars
November 13: Huey Freeman, Black Militant Nerd
July 17: Huey Freeman as Black Public Intellectual?
July 17: Writing about Huey Freeman (again)
May 20: Four Contemporary Black Male Writers & Their Fathers
April 27: The Boondocks, and uhh, Black Studies
March 25: Why Huey vs. Riley Matters
February 25: Huey Freeman vs. Intellectual Solitude
September 10: The Boondocks vs. The Boondocks
August 11: Beating Uncle Ruckus
July 30: Huey and Riley; Or King’s & McGruder’s Double Consciousness
July 6: The Coverage of the Boondocks
June 14: Huey vs. Riley
November 18: Militant Black Boys
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