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Will Smith And Cicely Tyson Score 2022 NAACP Image Awards For Literature

The Night One Awards Pre-Show was live-streamed on YouTube and other platforms and awarded literature and media categories.

Style En Pointe: Misty Copeland Celebrates The Female Form For Latest Leap Into Fashion Design

In the early years of her dance career, Misty Copeland was told she didn’t have the “right body” for ballet. Despite the criticisms she faced, and despite being a black…

Misty Copeland Slams Under Armour CEO For Supporting Trump

Under Amour’s celebrity ambassadors are making sure to be as clear as possible on their political views after the company CEO shared his support for President Donald…

Misty Copeland Goes To Cuba And Speaks Ballet With Other Black And Brown Dancers

Misty Copeland, American Ballet Theater’s first African-American prima ballerina, traveled to Havana, Cuba, where she practiced with local dancers and discussed the sport…

Misty Copeland To Star In Disney’s ‘Nutcracker’

Disney couldn’t have chosen anyone better than the first African American principal dancer with the American Ballet Theatre to hop on board with its latest Nutcracker…

#BlackGirlMagic: Ballerina Misty Copeland Is Honored With Her Own Barbie Doll

The American Ballet Theatre’s principal dancer Misty Copeland is being honored by Mattel with a Barbie doll sharing her likeness, according to ABC News. “I always…

President Barack Obama & Ballerina Misty Copeland Have An In-Depth Talk On Race

President Barack Obama and groundbreaking ballerina Misty Copeland sat down for an in-depth interview with TIME on topics that range from demolishing barriers within…

Black Girl Magic 2015: The Year Black Women Lived Boldly

Black girls have always had magic. It’s in our hair, our skin, or hips and between our ears. From Dorothy Dandridge to Dej Loaf, upside down and back around again, black…

Misty Copeland’s Black Girl Magic Is In Full Effect On The Cover Of ‘Essence’

Misty Copeland is on point(e), literally. The 32-year-old renowned ballet dancer has landed the ultimate gig as the new principal ballerina at the American Ballet Theatre…