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'Black Jesus' Comes to Save Disappointed 'Boondocks' Fans

by Brian Josephs   Aug 08, 2014

After working on The Boondocks for 18 years, Aaron McGruder expressed his overarching modus operandi in the letter that announced his departure from season... Read More

‘Boondocks” Aaron McGruder Inks First-Look Deal With Adult Swim

Aaron McGruder Signs Deal with Adult Swim

by #teamEBONY   Jul 16, 2014

Writer-cartoonist Aaron McGruder has signed a first-look development deal with Adult Swim, the network announced today. The deal comes a month before the “Boondocks”... Read More

Is the New ‘Boondocks’ Really So Different?

Is the New 'Boondocks' Really So Different?

by Michael Arceneaux   Apr 23, 2014

I was introduced to The Boondocks by way of a constant comparison. My mother started it. “You sound like the lil’ Black boy in... Read More

Boondocks Is Back. Aaron McGruder Is Not. Don’t Freak Out. Yet.

The Boondocks Premiere, Reviewed

by Slate   Apr 21, 2014

Slate's Aisha Harris reviews the season premiere of The Boondocks. Like McGruder’s takedowns of R. Kelly and Tyler Perry in two of the show’s... Read More

Aaron McGruder Bids Boondocks Farewell

Aaron McGruder Says Goodbye to The Boondocks

by The Root   Mar 28, 2014

Aaron McGruder uses Facebook to speak directly to fans of The Boondocks about his departure.  It's only fitting that Aaron McGruder, The Boondocks creator and... Read More

Aaron McGruder’s Absence From Final Season of ‘The Boondocks’ Still a Mystery

The Mystery Behind Aaron McGruder’s Absence

by Colorlines   Mar 25, 2014

How will McGruder's absence affect the hit comedy? The fourth and final season of Adult Swim’s hit animated series “The Boondocks” is almost underway,... Read More

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No Aaron McGruder for Boondocks Return

by #teamEBONY   Mar 21, 2014

With McGruder out, will The Boondocks lose its edge? "The Boondocks," the edgy animated series based on Aaron McGruder's comic strip about 10-year-old Black... Read More

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Get Ready for Black Jesus

by #teamEBONY   Mar 11, 2014

Adult Swim has green-lighted a half-hour live-action series called Black Jesus, created by The Boondocks' Aaron McGruder, the network announced. Gerald "Slink" Johnson (Lamar... Read More

Anyone But Herman Cain:
5 Black Conservatives That Fox Forgot

Anyone But Herman Cain:
5 Black Conservatives That Fox Forgot

by #teamEBONY   Feb 25, 2013

It would’ve been too much like right if Herman Cain had fallen back into the political abyss after ending his pretend presidential campaign. Unfortunately,... Read More


“The Boondocks” Returns to TV

by #teamEBONY   May 17, 2012

Not often do cartoons school grown-ups on sensitive issues such as institutionalized racism and Uncle Tom tendencies. Illustrator Aaron McGruder created his infamous cartoon... Read More