In 1962 Rev. Stell had led a group of parents, on behalf of their children, including Ralph, in a federal court suit with the goal of forcing the Savannah-Chatham County to follow federal law and desegregate its public schools.
Danes are making our holidays sweeter than ever. Jeppe Jarnit-Bjergsø, in particular, is brewing up some celebratory specials.
Truly well-written and thought-provoking plays are hard to come by, but Theater 167's presentation of J. Stephen Brantley's Pirira, which I caught at its recent extended run at the West End Theater, comes pretty close to being as transcendental as any that I have seen in the past few years.
Ship of Souls combines urban fantasy with African American history; set in Prospect Park, the story features three unlikely friends who are pursued by ghosts from the Revolutionary War as they attempt to release the restless souls from the African Burial Ground in lower Manhattan.
Having lived in the neighborhood for nearly a decade, and been a musician in New York for nearly two decades, I knew what an ambitious undertaking this must have been.
Most people traveling to a new place will find themselves seeking out the highest point in the city at some point during their trip. But there are other, fun, family-friendly ways to get great views around town: Ferris wheels.
An independent feature film borne out of director Jay Dockendorf's reaction to hearing about the FBI's program of secret spying in mosques in Brooklyn, "Naz + Maalik" explores the world of two closeted Muslim teens who have their Friday afternoon ruined by FBI surveillance.
When it was time to relocate from its longtime space on Smith Street, head chef and owner Saul Bolton knew exactly who he wanted to design the new interior and its furnishings: Red Hook-based firm UHURU Design.
One evening in early November, the BAM Harvey Theater in New York City resounded to an electric guitar, a few American pop-rock songs including Bowie's 'Changes,' and the splat of paint-filled balloons hurled against the walls of the set.
Anyone interested in the health of New York City (and the planet) should watch Trashed, a fantastic documentary directed by Candida Brady and produced, presented and narrated by Jeremy Irons.
One of those revealing surprises involves Cynthia opening up in detail about the couple's financial struggles, which were well documented during their first year as cast members on Real Housewives of Atlanta.
The subject was monitored in his own environment: scribbling in his moleskin journal at local cafes, rolling cigarettes on his front steps, rehearsing with his band The Plastic Noodle, chugging Pabst Blue Ribbon, well, everywhere.
With a 15 percent growth spurt from 2012, the craft beer industry is vaster and more extensive than ever.
New York is the land of competition. Reputation doesn't help when the new kid on the block starts throwing haymakers. If Brett Yormark has his way, Brooklyn's Barclays Center will be the city's Goliath soon.
If individuals feel that they have been dealt with respectfully, and communicated with clearly, they are more likely to believe that legal institutions are legitimate and, in turn, more likely to comply with the law.
Brian Brooks Moving Company performed Run Don't Run at BAM Fisher in Brooklyn. It's a great new theater and the dance's set design was an exciting feature to photograph.