Who is Franklin Armstrong?

The original token; Franklin Armstrong was the name of the first and only black character in Charles Schultz’s Peanuts. He first appeared July 31st, 1968.

“Franklin is thoughtful and can quote the Old Testament as effectively as Linus. In contrast with the other characters, Franklin has the fewest anxieties and obsessions.”

-Charles Schultz

Peanuts July 31st, 1968