Daily Archives: June 30, 2015

Misty Copeland Becomes First African-American Principal Dancer of the American Ballet Theater

Misty Copeland Becomes First Black Principal Ballerina at American Ballet Theater Charlotte Alter @charlottealter 1:03 PM ET Updated: 1:49 PM ET First black woman promoted to principal dancer in company’s 75-year history The American Ballet Theater has promoted Misty Copeland … Continue reading

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Tuesday Open Thread | 91 Times Black Churches Have Been Violently Attacked

When Dylann Roof allegedly opened fire at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina, last week, it was an act of terror of the kind that happens all too often in black houses of worship. Roof has … Continue reading

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