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'Boondocks' Creator vs. Bill Cosby

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'Boondocks' Creator vs. Bill Cosby

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'Boondocks' Creator vs. Bill Cosby

'Boondocks' Creator vs. Bill Cosby

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Bill Cosby's sharp speeches about the need for black self-responsibility are raising eyebrows and inspiring comic strips. NPR's Karen Grigsby Bates reports that the creator of The Boondocks comic strip, Aaron McGruder, is fanning the debate with a parody of Cosby's remarks.

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