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17 Feb

Ballet language-Misty Copeland

"Ballet: something pure in this crazy world” - says Misty Copeland. She is a hero but spiritual one. Misty is the first African American female principal dancer at American Ballet Theatre and a writer of the book Black Ballerinas. My Journey to Our Legacy about racism in the ballet and stereotypes as “Black people are not able to do ballet.” It is interesting that Prince invited her on the tour, Spike Lee dreamed about her as an actress in his movie and Barack Obama asked her for advices about “Black pioneers in the fields and institutions dominated by Whites.” Misty landed on the cover Time magazine, too. Nowadays she is not ashamed to say that is addicted to Prosecco with a splash of Saint Germain, Taco...
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