A Ballerina's Tale

Few dancers make it to the highest levels of classical ballet; of that already small number, only a fraction of them are black women. Misty Copeland pulled herself up the ladder at American Ballet Theatre from studio company to featured soloist.

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$10,000

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Nelson George and Leslie Norville
New York, NY
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$10,000

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