Token Black is a regular member of Craig's gang and is most notable for being the only black child in South Park , other than guest characters and Nichole. His name refers to the phrase "token black guy", a black man placed into a television show for racial diversity. His birthday is June 20th. He is also known to be one of the smarter boys, being a straight-A student. Token made his first appearance in the series pilot episode, " Cartman Gets an Anal Probe ", where he appears as a background character.