Misty Copeland becomes first black female principal ballerina of the American Ballet Theater

June 30, 2015   // 0 Comments

  By Richard Scott Brookshire III. -theGrio.com  Misty Copeland has officially become the first African-American female principal dancer in the 75-year history of the American Ballet Theater, according to the New York Times. Copeland, who recently made the cover of Time Magazine, has been candid about her ambition to become the first black principal dancer of the nation’s most presti...

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