The October 31 edition of Newsweek will have a story about the upcoming Boondocks television series.
TV cartoons often get away with outrageous situations and dialogue that no live-action show could touch, from Homer’s gay-marriage ministry on “The Simpsons” to the infamous “South Park” episode about?well, take your pick. “Boondocks” is every bit as political as those animated animal houses, but it hits one particularly hot button: race. The show was created by Aaron McGruder, who has adapted it from his syndicated com-ic strip of the same name. McGruder, 31, calls himself “one of America’s angriest black men,”