Comments for: Morrie Turner dies at 90; pioneering ‘Wee Pals’ cartoonist

Posted Jan. 28, 2014, at 8:44 p.m.

In the 1950s and early ’60s, Morrie Turner was a police department clerk in Oakland, Calif., and he moonlighted drawing cartoons for magazines such as Black World and Ebony. “I couldn’t participate in the civil rights marches in the South, and I felt I should,” he later told the San …

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