The Master Steps Down, Crowns a New Leader

The great Dr. Charles “Baba Chuck” Davis, foremost dance teacher, choreographer and scholar, has transformed Brooklyn into a performance village nearly every spring for almost 40 years through his beloved DanceAfrica. He founded, developed and grew the Festival into the nation’s largest celebrating the diverse culture of Africa and its Diaspora. And for this we […]Read More

Police Beat: Murder, Rape up in Central Brooklyn Felony crime

Murder, Rape up in Central Brooklyn Felony crime on course to rise more than 10 percent in 2010 The two most violent crimes – murder and rape – are up sharply in the Central Brooklyn neighborhoods of Bedford-Stuyvesant, Crown Heights, Fort Greene and Clinton Hill. So far this year there have been 56 reported murders […]Read More