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Aaron McGruder

Writer and Cartoonist; Known for "The Boondocks"

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 Aaron McGruder Biography

Aaron McGruder is an American writer and cartoonist best known for writing and drawing The Boondocks, a Universal Press Syndicate comic strip about two young African-American brothers, Huey (named after Huey P. Newton) and his younger brother and wannabe gangsta, Riley, from inner-city Chicago now living with their grandfather in a sedate suburb, as well as being the creator, executive producer, and head writer of The Boondocks animated TV series based on his strip.

He was also a screenwriter on Red Tails, and co-author, with Reginald Hudlin, of a 2004 graphic novel, Birth of a Nation: A Comic Novel, drawn by cartoonist Kyle Baker. Other projects include variety comedy series The Super Rumble Mix Show and Black Jesus, the latter on Adult Swim. He is a frequent public speaker on political and cultural issues.

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Videos
Books
All the Rage: The Boondocks Past and Present

All the Rage: The Boondocks Past and Present

Public Enemy #2: An All-New Boondocks Collection

Public Enemy #2: An All-New Boondocks Collection

Birth of a Nation: A Comic Novel

Birth of a Nation: A Comic Novel

A Right to Be Hostile: The Boondocks Treasury

A Right to Be Hostile: The Boondocks Treasury

Boondocks: Because I Know You Don't Read The Newspaper

Boondocks: Because I Know You Don't Read The Newspaper

Speaking Topics
  • So, You Elected A Negro…

    Fans of The Boondocks daily newspaper comic have missed the strip's day-to-day perspective on world events, especially during campaign ‘08. Now the Boondocks creator shares his up-to-the-minute thoughts on this historic election. Audiences will get a rare glimpse into McGruder's opinion of Barack Obama, observations on the media, and tips on how to survive your first black president.

  • The Boondocks: All The Rage

    The comic strip that was often too much for newspapers has become the show that's too much for cable television. Aaron McGruder discusses the tumultuous history of The Boondock's past and present. From his 9/11 strips banned in New York to the BET episodes banned from air this year, McGruder discusses the politics, themes, and characters that have so often landed him in hot water. Fans of the show will have a rare opportunity to dialogue directly with McGruder about the creative process and the worldview that informs the strip, as well as get a sneak peek at McGruder's upcoming projects.

  • Negrology: State of the Black America

    Negrology (n)
    • 1. The science of exploring, understanding, and demystifying all aspects of the American Negro".

  • Because I Know You Don't Read the Newspaper

  • A Right to Be Hostile

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Aaron McGruder

Writer and Cartoonist; Known for "The Boondocks"

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Aaron McGruder Biography

Aaron McGruder is an American writer and cartoonist best known for writing and drawing The Boondocks, a Universal Press Syndicate comic strip about two young African-American brothers, Huey (named after Huey P. Newton) and his younger brother and wannabe gangsta, Riley, from inner-city Chicago now living with their grandfather in a sedate suburb, as well as being the creator, executive producer, and head writer of The Boondocks animated TV series based on his strip.

He was also a screenwriter on Red Tails, and co-author, with Reginald Hudlin, of a 2004 graphic novel, Birth of a Nation: A Comic Novel, drawn by cartoonist Kyle Baker. Other projects include variety comedy series The Super Rumble Mix Show and Black Jesus, the latter on Adult Swim. He is a frequent public speaker on political and cultural issues.

Aaron McGruder Videos

  • The Boondocks creator Aaron McGruder Nightline Interview - YouTube

Aaron McGruder Books

Aaron McGruder Speaking Topics

  • So, You Elected A Negro…

    Fans of The Boondocks daily newspaper comic have missed the strip's day-to-day perspective on world events, especially during campaign ‘08. Now the Boondocks creator shares his up-to-the-minute thoughts on this historic election. Audiences will get a rare glimpse into McGruder's opinion of Barack Obama, observations on the media, and tips on how to survive your first black president.

  • The Boondocks: All The Rage

    The comic strip that was often too much for newspapers has become the show that's too much for cable television. Aaron McGruder discusses the tumultuous history of The Boondock's past and present. From his 9/11 strips banned in New York to the BET episodes banned from air this year, McGruder discusses the politics, themes, and characters that have so often landed him in hot water. Fans of the show will have a rare opportunity to dialogue directly with McGruder about the creative process and the worldview that informs the strip, as well as get a sneak peek at McGruder's upcoming projects.

  • Negrology: State of the Black America

    Negrology (n)
    • 1. The science of exploring, understanding, and demystifying all aspects of the American Negro".

  • Because I Know You Don't Read the Newspaper

  • A Right to Be Hostile

FAQs on booking Aaron McGruder

  • How to book Aaron McGruder?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Aaron McGruder for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Aaron McGruder, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Aaron McGruder or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Aaron McGruder?

    Booking fees for Aaron McGruder, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Aaron McGruder, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Aaron McGruder?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Aaron McGruder for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Aaron McGruder for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Aaron McGruder or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Aaron McGruder or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Aaron McGruder is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Aaron McGruder for your event is $20,000 - $30,000. Aaron McGruder generally travels from and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Kevin Powell, James McBride, Spike Lee, Larry Wilmore and Saul Williams. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Aaron McGruder for an upcoming event.

Aaron McGruder Speaker Videos

  • The Boondocks creator Aaron McGruder Nightline Interview - YouTube

Aaron McGruder Speaking Topics

  • So, You Elected A Negro…

    Fans of The Boondocks daily newspaper comic have missed the strip's day-to-day perspective on world events, especially during campaign ‘08. Now the Boondocks creator shares his up-to-the-minute thoughts on this historic election. Audiences will get a rare glimpse into McGruder's opinion of Barack Obama, observations on the media, and tips on how to survive your first black president.

  • The Boondocks: All The Rage

    The comic strip that was often too much for newspapers has become the show that's too much for cable television. Aaron McGruder discusses the tumultuous history of The Boondock's past and present. From his 9/11 strips banned in New York to the BET episodes banned from air this year, McGruder discusses the politics, themes, and characters that have so often landed him in hot water. Fans of the show will have a rare opportunity to dialogue directly with McGruder about the creative process and the worldview that informs the strip, as well as get a sneak peek at McGruder's upcoming projects.

  • Negrology: State of the Black America

    Negrology (n)
    • 1. The science of exploring, understanding, and demystifying all aspects of the American Negro".

  • Because I Know You Don't Read the Newspaper

  • A Right to Be Hostile

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

If you are the talent, and wish to request removal from this catalog or report an issue with your profile, please click here.

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