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Llanchie Stevenson Helped Pave The Way For Black Ballerinas

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Llanchie Stevenson Helped Pave The Way For Black Ballerinas

Join us as we celebrated Afro-Caribbean Ballerina Llanchie Stevenson who broke down barriers meant to keep black girls out of the ballet. Author Mina Crosby, daughter of this famous ballerina, talks about her mom and what it was like growing up with a mother who displayed grace and strength in a world that did not accept the color of her skin.

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