July 31: Franklin Makes His Debut. (1968)

July 31, 1968 – On This Date In Hip-Hop, Charles M. Schulz introduced that n!gga Franklin to the popular Peanuts comic – the strip’s 1st “African American”.

ABOVE: How Franklin was born.

How is this #HipHop? You know Franklin used to #breakdance and #rap in the cartoon, right? He also played instruments like the guitar and drums.

ABOVE: Franklin Raps
Cartoonist Charles Schulz debuted his comic strip <em>Peanuts<em> first black character Franklin on July 31 1968

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