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Joan Myers Brown grew up in a time of rigid segregation, both in life and dance. Brenda Dixon Gottschild, author of Joan Myers Brown and the Audacious Hope of the Black Ballerina, talks with NPR's Michel Martin about how Brown tackled racial barriers in the ballet world.

Joan Myers Brown grew up in a time of rigid segregation, both in life and dance. Brenda Dixon Gottschild, author of Joan Myers Brown and the Audacious Hope of the Black Ballerina, talks with NPR's Michel Martin about how Brown tackled racial barriers in the ballet world.

The 5 Biggest Mistakes Dancers Make at Photo Shoots

My first dance photo shoot was an epic fail. The photographer was professional and we had a great working relationship, but I made the rookie mistake of failing

Dancers such as six-foot-tall Courtney Henry are finding a more accepting workplace nowadays.

Dancers such as six-foot-tall Courtney Henry are finding a more accepting workplace nowadays.

The Incredible Rise of a Young Ballerina, Michaela DePrince. | The Dance Enthusiast

When Michaela Bangura was nearly five years old, she sat in the kitchen with her adopted mother Elaine and told her all about her life in Africa. “I took notes, thinking to save them for her future, “ says DePrince. “I pulled the notes out of my files last year, and together Michaela and I began working on her memoirs.”...Deirdre Towers, New York.

Black Dancers who Changed American Dance | Dance Informa Magazine

For Black History Month, Dance Informa reflects on black dancers who have significantly impacted the art form. In this article, we look at dancers who have already passed away, but left a living legacy. By Chelsea Thomas of Dance Informa. February is recognized as Black History Month in the United States. Since the country’s bicentennial […]

Katherine Dunham   via Alive  On All Channels   Black Dancers  We Who have nothing to lose Must sing and dance Before the riches Of the world Overcome  Us.  We Who have nothing to lose Must laugh and dance Lest our laughter Goes from  Us.  -Langston Hughes

Katherine Dunham via Alive On All Channels Black Dancers We Who have nothing to lose Must sing and dance Before the riches Of the world Overcome Us. We Who have nothing to lose Must laugh and...

Black Swan giclee on canvas by Kevin (WAK) Williams. Artist: Kevin A Williams (WAK) Limited Edition giclee on canvas Remarque Edition Size: 25 Size: 12" x 24"

Black Swan giclee on canvas by Kevin (WAK) Williams. Artist: Kevin A Williams (WAK) Limited Edition giclee on canvas Remarque Edition Size: 25 Size: 12" x 24"