ISSUES – The Boondocks

 

ISSUES – “The Boondocks”

 

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P.C. vs. B.C.
by Michelle Malkin (TownHall.com)
http://www.townhall.com/columnists/michellemalkin/printmm20010418.shtml (April 18, 2001)

“Boondocks” Cartoon Controversy
by Cathleen Trigg (UPN – 9)
http://www.upn9.com/video.asp?vid=278545 (February 9, 2001)

Reading “The Boondocks” Black and White and Hip-Hop All Over
by Oliver Wang (Resist, Inc.)
http://www.resistinc.org/newsletter/issues/2000/09/wang.html (September 2000)

One toon too many for America’s watchdogs
(Sydney Morning Herald)
http://www.smh.com.au/news/0002/19/text/spectrum2.html (February 19, 2000)

“The Boondocks”: Racial Put-Downs or Welcome New Attitudes?
(Digital City – Washington, DC – Dialogues Online)
http://home.digitalcity.com/washington/wash_race/main.dci?page=boondocks (October 4, 1999)

“The Boondocks”: Racial Put-Downs or Welcome New Attitudes?
(Digital City – Los Angeles – Dialogues Online)
http://home.digitalcity.com/losangeles/ladialog/main.dci?page=l.a.-boondocks (October 4, 1999)

“The Boondocks”: Racial Put-Downs or Welcome New Attitudes?
(Digital City – Detroit – Dialogues Online)
http://home.digitalcity.com/detroit/detroit_dialog/main.dci?page=detroit-boondocks (October 4, 1999)

Out of the Mouths of Babes
by Kimberly Hohman (About.com)
http://racerelations.about.com/culture/issuescauses/racerelations/library/weekly/aa072099.htm (July 20, 1999)

Beyond Family Circus
by William Powers (National Journal)
http://library.northernlight.com/PN19991123050012178.html?cb=0&sc=0#doc (July 10, 1999)

What’s the Color of Funny?
by N’Gai Croal (Newsweek)
http://newsweek.com/nw-srv/issue/01_99b/printed/us/ae/at0201_1.htm (July 5, 1999)

“Boondocks” vs. “Harlem River”
by Charles Byrd (INTERRACIAL VOICE)
http://www.webcom.com/~intvoice/editor24.html (July/August, 1999)

Young black cartoonist hits a nerve
(MSNBC/Associated Press)
http://www.msnbc.com/news/285725.asp (June 30, 1999)

Don’t Drag Our Kids Into Your Racial Politics
by Deb Brown (INTERracialFamily.com)
http://www.interracialfamily.com/cgi-bin/newsdesk/news/newsdesk.cgi?a=17&t=template.html (June 26, 1999)

Still Down on ‘The Boondocks’
by A.D. Powell (The Washington Post)
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/WPlate/1999-06/26/007l-062699-idx.html (June 26, 1999)

Black cartoonist hits many nerves
by Greg Toppo (Associated Press)
http://www.jrnl.com/news/99/Jun/jrn200250699.html (June 25, 1999)

The Multiracial Activist Says “Send the racist Boondocks comic strip back to the boondocks”
by James A. Landrith, Jr. (INTERracialFamily.com)
http://www.interracialfamily.com/cgi-bin/newsdesk/news/newsdesk.cgi?a=16&t=template.html (June 20, 1999)

Letters to editor regarding “The Boondocks”
(San Jose Mercury News)
http://www.sjmercury.com/premium/svlife/docs/feedback20.htm (June 20, 1999)

A Comics Question
by E.R. Shipp (The Washington Post)
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/WPlate/1999-06/20/136l-062099-idx.html (June 20, 1999)

The Multiracial Activist Says “Send the racist Boondocks comic strip back to the boondocks”
by James A. Landrith, Jr. (The Multiracial Activist)
http://www.multiracial.com/news/pr990618.html (June 18, 1999)

“The Boondocks” comic strip and cartoonist Aaron McGruder
by Rob Tong (INTERracialFamily.com)
http://www.interracialfamily.com/cgi-bin/newsdesk/news/newsdesk.cgi?a=15&t=template.html (June 18, 1999)

“The Boondocks” attacks the interracial/multiracial community
by Robert Harris (INTERracialFamily.com)
http://www.interracialfamily.com/cgi-bin/newsdesk/news/newsdesk.cgi?a=14&t=template.html (June 15, 1999)

Controversial ‘Boondocks’
by Vas Littlecrow (Minneapolis Star Tribune)
http://www.multiracial.com/readers/littlecrow4.html (June 12, 1999)

Comics leave some readers with a frown
(The Detroit News)
http://www.detnews.com/EDITPAGE/9906/09/letters/letters.htm (June 9, 1999)

Blasts new comic strip
by John Jarman (The Augusta Chronicle)
http://augustachronicle.com/stories/052199/opi_046-5642.shtml (May 21, 1999)

Movin’ out to the Boondocks: Fish-out-of-water strip looks at race through kids’ eyes
by Tim Kiska (The Detroit News)
http://detnews.com/1999/features/9904/17/04170027.htm (April 17, 1999)