Syndicated cartoonist Aron McGruder. His strip âThe Boondocksâ follows the escapades of Huey and Riley two brothers from the inner city sent to live with their grandfather in a Chicago surburb, where most of their neighbors are white. The strip is read in over 35 newspapers nationwide. MCGRUDER has been publishing it for four years and he hasnât been shy about controvery. In his strip heâs taken on everyone from George W. Bush to rapper P. Diddy. MCGRUDER has several collections of the strip: âThe Boondocks: Because I Know You donât Read the Newspaper,â âFresh For â01. .