The Boondocks by Aaron McGruder

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  1. Swalb%515

    Swalb%515 said, 12 months ago

    Sanford and Son, The Jeffersons, Good Times, all before Riley’s time. UPN is now history. It’s not good to stereotype people. Huey is right.

  2. curmudgeon68

    curmudgeon68 said, 12 months ago

    Amos and Andy, Step ’n Fetchit, Rochester, Buckwheat. Forgotten characters of yesteryear.

  3. jbmlaw

    jbmlaw said, 12 months ago

    The only black sitcom worth a darn was Cosby. But then there have been only a half dozen white sitcoms worth a darn.

  4. belgarathmth

    belgarathmth said, 12 months ago

    I think there’s irony being employed here, because so many of the black characters on TV during the days of Jim Crow racism were portrayed as clowns or buffoons. The last panel makes the point that post-Cosby, there have been no good black comedians for a little boy to look up to – the role models they have are mostly either “bad-arse” types, or comedians and musicians whose routines consist of a string of often misogynistic profanity,

  5. craniumrinse

    craniumrinse said, 12 months ago

    Living Single, My Wife and Kids, Martin,

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