Ontario-bred ballerina Katlyn Addison became the third Black dancer to play the role of the Sugar Plum Fairy in Ballet West’s Nutcracker production.
Tag: Misty Copeland
It’s time to bid farewell to 2015 and while it may have been tumultuous, one thing is for sure: this was an EPIC year for Black women.
Inspired by the recent protests against racism at the University of Missouri, scores of students at Ithaca College in New York decided to stage a walkout Wednesday demanding that the institution’s president, Tom Rochon, step down.
Among the honorees were Misty Copeland, Caitlyn Jenner, the U.S women’s soccer team, family members and survivors of the Charleston Massacre, Reese Witherspoon, Victoria Beckham, Elizabeth Holmes and Cecile Richards.
It’s hard not gush over Misty Copeland. A perfect example of talent, poise and strength, the ballerina continues to be one of our favorite celebs. On Tuesday night, while promoting A Ballerina’s Tale, she joined world-famous master cellist Yo-Yo Ma on “The Late Show” with Stephen Colbert to perform. While Ma played Bach’s Cello Suite No.2, Copeland […]
Fighting for freedom and equality comes in numerous different forms, vessels and vocations, particularly in a society with a history of stereotypical distortions about human…
In this special edition of the NewsOne Top 5 we take a look at the top stories in culture, media and entertainment during a summer that gave us plenty to talk about and debate.
Director Nelson George has pulled back the curtain on Misty Copeland‘s life and given her fans a new look at her story in his documentary A Ballerina’s Tale. As the American Ballet Theatre’s first Black female principal dancer, Misty has had a career that few could ever wrap their mind around. After coming to ballet […]
Six Black women have landed the covers of major mainstream publications this month. The saga continues in Hillary Clinton’s email scandal.