Atlanta Black Star – Ballerina Misty Copeland’s trip to Havana, Cuba, started as part of the U.S. Sports Envoy program, but what she discovered was the huge array of nonwhite performers who are disproving conventional (read: racist) thoughts about the dance form.
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