Did you know that today is the 47th anniversary of Peanuts first African-American character, “FRANKLIN”? A school teacher, Harriet Glickman, wrote a letter to Charles M. Schulz after the death of Martin Luther King asking him to include an African American character in their popular comic strip. “Franklin Armstrong” was introduced on July 31, 1968, representing the importance of desegregation. Tag your pics and support using #FranklinDay
I loved Charlie Brown and my favorite dog Snoopy. Who was your favorite character?