A Character Case Study of “The Boondocks”: The DuBois Family

The DuBois family of Tom, his wife Sara and their daughter Jazmine is an interracial family, with Tom being black, Sara being white and Jazmine being the interracially mixed child of this union.  The family lives along with the Freeman clan in the suburb of Woodcrest and the family appears to be friends with the […]

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A Character Case Study of “The Boondocks” and Huey Freeman: Is he a Cynic or a Realist?

[Editor’s Note: This is the second of five installments of character case studies on characters on creator and writer Aaron McGruder’s comic strip now turned animated series on Adult Swim, “The Boondocks.”  I feel that each of the characters epitomize a particular social and political archetype or stereotype that is represented in some aspects within […]

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Black Men Are Good Enough

  For quite sometime my mother has had the title of this post on the message blackboard in the kitchen.  And that saying resonated with me as I saw this Nightline special that aired last week.  Here check it out. In case ABC comes and pulls the above clip, in short, Nightline decided to talk about […]

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