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Charles Lampkin is the last Black man on earth

Posted by Newsroom On March - 1 - 2013

The Huffington Post Union of Bloggers Offers Must See Videos for Black History Studies

Nationwide (BlackNews.com) — In the centennial of his birth, the Charles Lampkin Foundation and the Huffington Post Union of Bloggers offer a fantastic series of new videos featuring the work of Charles Lampkin, professor of music and theatre arts at Santa Clara University, San Jose, from 1969 to 1981.

The Charles Lampkin Foundation presents: Paul Laurence Dunbar, Langston Hughes, the Harlem Renaissance and The Last 5ive People on Earth… the first Hollywood movie about nuclear war. The videos are written and narrated by Daniel Bruno.

A full biography is available at www.CharlesLampkin.org

The Charles Lampkin videos, based on recordings from 1957, are a superb introduction to the American scene and Black intellectual life in the early 20th century.

Watch Charles Lampkin Presents: Paul Laurence Dunbar on YouTube at:
www.youtube.com/watch?v=gs-s2DcVBEk

The historic 1951 movie 5ive, written and directed by Jewish playwright Arch Oboler, is the first movie about nuclear holocaust and one of the first commercial movies to feature a Black actor in a dramatic role that did not require buffoonery, singing or dancing.

Watch Charles Lampkin Presents: The Last 5ive People on Earth on YouTube at:
www.youtube.com/watch?v=0KMyzS4ZifA

The Huffington Post Union of Bloggers seeks new African-American bloggers for publication at www.hpub.org

Photo Caption: Charles Lampkin, professor of music and theatre arts at Santa Clara University

 

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