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Misty Copeland named first black female principal at American Ballet Theatre

Misty Copeland.

George Seminara

Misty Copeland.

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Misty Copeland, 32, was named principal dancer at American Ballet Theatre on Tuesday — the first African-American ballerina to achieve that status in the company’s 75-year history.

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