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Yesterday American Ballet Theater’s ballerina, Misty Copeland, made history by becoming the first African-American female principal dancer!

Check out the details below!

Misty Copeland received a very special promotion at the American Ballet Theater. The talented ballerina became the first African-American female principal dancer in the company’s 75-year history!

Watch as Ballet’s Theater Artistic Director, Kevin McKenzie, announces the news:

http://youtu.be/bFNE3c1p__Y

Copeland has already won the hearts of so many thanks to an ad for Under Amour, social media, and her cover on Time Magazine. Her new promotion is just the “cherry on top!” Congratulations Misty! You not only represent all the black ballerinas, but every individual who is trying to make a change in the 21st Century.

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