Charles Schulz Resisted Adding a Black Character to Peanuts for Fear of Being Perceived as Patronizing. After Martin Luther King Jr.’s Death, He Changed His Mind and Created Franklin.
This would be on if there were a list of fictional beach meetings with significant cultural impacts. Charlie Brown and Franklin met on a beach in Charles M. Schulz’s famous Peanuts comic strip on July 31, 1968. But did you know that Charles Schulz initially did not want to include a black character in his […]