Misty Copeland is the first African American to be promoted to principal dancer in American Ballet Theatre's 75-year-history, and she didn’t even start ballet training until the age of 13. Did I just hear a mic drop? Misty’s prominent role has changed how people think about race and body type in the ballet world. Look for her body positive book, Ballerina Body, in March 2017; in the meantime, read and watch more on Misty from the Library.
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