Former restaurant co-workers Malcolm Little aka Detroit Red and John Sanford aka Chicago Red, meet again some 20 years later as Malcolm X and Redd Foxx! Image and commentary via Culture of Black Chicago. Need to look up redd foxx.
Jackie Ormes was the first black American female cartoonist. Ormes' cartoon characters—Torchy Brown, Candy, Patty-Jo & Ginger—delighted readers of black American newspapers such as the Chicago Defender and Pittsburgh Courier between