When was the last time you saw two top ballerinas who are from Harlem on a magazine cover? I can save you some time. You’ve never seen that — unless you’ve already spotted Pointe magazine’s June/July 2014 cover.
For its annual career issue, Pointe enlists Dance Theatre of Harlem’s Ashley Murphy, Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet’s Ebony Williams, and the Harlem resident and American Ballet Theater’s Misty Copeland.
Take a read as Copeland talks about the to ongoing problem in ballet communities: lack of diversity.