Misty Copeland

Misty Copeland, the first African-American principal dancer with American Ballet Theater has a new book where she shares excerpts from her journal and includes real-life recipes. She talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about Ballerina Body: Dancing and Eating Your Way To A Leaner, Stronger And More Graceful You. https://www.instagram.com/p/BR6i5gfBCf6/?taken-by=mistyonpointe&hl=en What does a Ballerina’s body […]

getty images: As the principal dancer at the American Ballet Theatre, Misty Copeland is attracting new audiences to see a ballet, many of whom are witnessing the beauty of the art for the very first time. It’s being dubbed “The Misty Effect.” “The Misty Effect” describes the “unprecedented impact Copeland has on people who are […]

Ballerina Misty Copeland has tied the knot. E! News reports the the American Ballet Theater principal dancer has married longtime love Olu Evans in California. E! News reports: E! News can confirm that pair, who have been together for 10 years, got married at the Montage Hotel in Laguna Beach, overlooking the ocean in a gorgeous ceremony. […]

Misty Copeland knows how to put on a show. As the principal dancer at the American Ballet Theatre, Copeland also knows how to attract new audiences to see a ballet, many of whom are witnessing the beauty of it for the very first time. Behold, the Misty effect. “The Misty Effect” describes the unprecedented impact […]

Misty Copeland has gone from living in a motel to dancing on the stage of the Metropolitan Opera House. Literally.  In June 2015, Misty Copeland became the first African-American woman to be promoted to principal dancer at the American Ballet Theatre. Still, she strives for more. At 33, the prima ballerina has amassed innumerable accolades, […]

Time Magazine brought prima ballerina Misty Copeland and President Barack Obama together during Women’s History Month and the results were pretty amazing. The two, who…

President Barack Obama has never been shy about his adoration for First Lady Michelle Obama and expressed more of that loving sentiment in an interview with TIME magazine.

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.

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.

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.

Six Black women have landed the covers of major mainstream publications this month. The saga continues in Hillary Clinton’s email scandal.