Misty Copeland Shares Hopes for Change

July 6, 2015 3:14 PM

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The ballerina wants to inspire young Black girls who wish to dance.

Misty Copeland made history last week when the American Ballet Theatre named her as the first Black principal dancer for the company. The 32-year-old ballerina has been a member of the New York City-based ABT for the past 14 years during which she’s landed much-coveted lead roles in Swan Lake and Ro...

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