Misty Copeland

Congratulations are in order. One of the most famous African-American ballerinas just made history by becoming the first Black woman to hold the position of…

As a dancer for one of the world’s top ballet companies, Misty Copeland is familiar with the high pressure and expectations that comes with her…

TIME Magazine revealed its 12th annual 100 list of the most influential people in the world. Kanye West, Misty Copeland and Laverne Cox  are some of…

Misty Copeland and her co-star Brooklyn Mack have broken another barrier as the first Black dancers ever to lead a production of Swan Lake! When Misty…

Legendary Motown singer Jimmy Ruffin has died. Ruffin, who was the older brother of Temptations lead David Ruffin, was best known for his hits “Hold on to My…

Just when you thought reality TV was a lost cause with shows like VH1′s “Bye Felicia” seeing the green light, Oxygen announced their new docuseries…

Misty Copeland may be getting her very own biopic soon …and it’s not going to be on Lifetime! New Line Cinema is interested in bringing…

  As part of its “I Will What I Want” campaign, apparel company Under Armour tapped black ballerina Misty Copeland to show off her amazing athleticism while…

New York, NY — The National Action Network celebrated its annual Triumph Awards on Monday, June 2, 2014 celebrating the achievements and contributions of a…

National Action Network (NAN) and Reverend Al Sharpton hosted the 5th annual Triumph Awards on June 2, 2014 at Jazz at Lincoln Center. This special…

“This is for the little brown girls.”- Misty Copeland, Life In Motion  From our place in the audience, Misty Copeland is the picture of perfection.…

Ballerina Misty Copeland is one of many women we’re celebrating during March, Women’s History Month. Raised in the Seattle area, Copeland overcome huge obstacles, including…