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Old 07-01-2015, 10:38 AM   #1
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Default American Ballet Theatre names Misty Copeland their first black principal dancer in its 75-year history

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Copeland, 32, will become first African-American female principal ballerina
She joined ABT in 2001 and has been a soloist since 2007
Copeland wrote a best-selling memoir and the subject of a documentary
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/arti...al-dancer.html


On Tuesday Misty Copeland was named principal dancer in the
American Ballet Theatre. In this Sept. 3, 2014 photo released by
ABT, Misty Copeland performs in 'Swan Lake'
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