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Black ballerina’s promotion tells kids, ‘I can do that one day’

LOS ANGELES – For thousands of young African Americans who live to dance, the American Ballet Theater’s promotion of black ballerina Misty Copeland to principal dancer last week was confirmation that they, too, can achieve their dreams. Just ask Elicia Clayton, a 17-year-old visiting dancer at the prestigious Debbie Allen Dance Academy (DADA) in Baldwin Read More…