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Wednesday, November 27, 2013

A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving | Sometimes Racism is Subtle


Notice the chairs around the table.

Franklin somehow got the jacked up chair.

Franklin sits alone on the long side of the table. 
There are no Latino characters in Charlie Brown cartoons. There are no Asian characters in Charlie Brown cartoons. 
I suspect Charles Schulz lived in a segregated neighborhood like most Americans. 
Even through Asians now often live in European-American majority neighborhoods, when these cartoons were made, the Asian population was still low from the legacy of the Asian Exclusion act and Chinese Exclusion Act
I don't understand why Charles Schulz excluded Latinos. He lived in California so he knew Latinos existed.


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