McGruder is best known for creating and executive producing the Peabody Award-winning television series, The Boondocks, an animated sitcom that aired for four seasons on Adult Swim, based on his award-winning, long-running comic strip. His live-action comedy, Black Jesus recently wrapped its second season on Adult Swim, where he has a first-look deal. McGruder is presently writing scripts for a third season of the series in addition to developing multiple feature films, including a feature based on Black Jesus. He also co-wrote the George Lucas feature Red Tails based on the Tuskegee airmen in World War II.
In addition to his Peabody Award, McGruder is a recipient of the NAACP Chairman’s Award and is a frequent public speaker on political and cultural issues.
McGruder is also repped by Levity Entertainment Group and Morris Yorn.
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