Popsugar – When Misty Copeland was appointed the first black principal ballerina at American Ballet Theatre, she changed the face of ballet forever and paved the way for young ballet dancers worldwide to follow in her footsteps.
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- May 2, 2016 Ballerina Misty Copeland to ‘inspire the next generation’ with her own Barbie doll ABC News - Prima ballerina Misty Copeland is being honored with a Barbie doll in her likeness, the doll's maker announced on Monday. Copeland, 33, made history […]
- July 5, 2015 Misty Copeland Becomes First African-American Principal Dancer American Ballet Theatre The Bradenton Times - On Tuesday, Misty Copeland became American Ballet Theatre’s first African-American principal dancer in its 75-year history. Copeland was […]
- March 22, 2016 Shaq, Misty Copeland to travel to Cuba to work with young athletes Miami Herald - Misty Copeland, the first African-American female principal dancer at American Ballet Theatre, will go to Cuba in November to lead dance clinics for […]
- March 29, 2016 Business is a dance: What Misty Copeland can teach us about success The Playbook - Misty Copeland is the first African-American principal dancer in the 75-year history of the country’s most prestigious ballet company, American […]