In this “best of” minorities in cartoons entry, I’ll look at how various minority characters have celebrated or been involved with Thanksgiving. A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving This 1972 “
This week, I’ll look at cartoon references to the African-American-oriented week-long holiday of Kwanzaa. While not shown as often in media as other early winter holidays such as Christmas or Hanukkah, there’
This week’s entry is Aaron McGruder’s 1990s-2000s comic strip-turned-TV series “The Boondocks.” The strip (as well as the later TV series) is political in tone, commenting on African-American culture and politics.
Here’s a look at the uses in animation of the civil rights movement leader Martin Luther King. Unlike comics, Dr. King doesn’t seem to appear very often in animation.