The Dance Program mourns the loss of Chuck Davis

Baba Chuck Davis, who was the Dance Program's first Professor of African Dance, is being remembered not just for his contributions to dance, but for the many hugs and blessings of peace he bestowed during his decades in Durham.  

Please visit our tribute page: If you would like to contribute comments, please email our publicity director, Jennifer Prather.

Read more: New York Times,  News and Observer

Friday, June 2, 1pm - 7pm
Fisher Memorial UHC - 420 E Piedmont Ave, Durham, NC 27707(Elder James A. Blake - Pastor)
The body will lay in state -
Hayti Heritage Center - 804 Old Fayetteville St, Durham
Community Tributes will begin at 5:30 p.m. 
Funeral Services:
Saturday, June 3, 11:00 a.m.
Union Baptist Church - 904 N Roxboro St, Durham, NC 27701
(Dr. Kenneth R. Hammond - Pastor)
for more information: Dr. B. Angeloe Burch Sr. - 919-672-1058

Visit the African American Dance Ensemble webpage for more information: