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Posts tagged The Boondocks
Rhy Speaks: On The Boondocks

I have come to appreciate The Boondocks as a cultural time capsule that has somehow remained relevant despite the fact a great deal of these episodes are over a decade old. I may be aging but the show hasn’t at all, and every time I re-watch them I appreciate the show just a little bit more, especially as I learn more about the world. Now into my mid-20s, it’s clear The Boondocks might always remain culturally and socially relevant, or at least until I’m older. Disagree? "The Trial of Robert Kelly" is the second episode the show ever produced; 12 years later, R. Kelly is still free and was recently accused of holding teenage girls captive in an Atlanta compound. Still relevant.

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Rhyanna Morgan + William Garner on Black Panther, The Boondocks & Coming to America | WSH Radio (Ep. 5)

Originally recorded February 17, project curator Larry J. Sanders welcomes WSH's new film + television critic Rhyanna Morgan and William Garner to discuss all things Black Panther, with some Boondocks and Coming to America talk toward the end. The trio riff on Michael B. Jordan as villain (2:40), our confidence in Agent Ross's character (14:55), T'Challa's vulnerability (19:05), James Franco's career (22:00), Oprah's hypothetical presidential campaign (25:30), Rhyanna's Coming to America piece (34:00), and some final Black Panther thoughts (36:00).

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