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This edition: Little Brown Girls with Misty Copeland

Episode Details

Original tape date: April 11, 2016.

First aired: May 11, 2016.

In this episode, the Black America team went outside of CUNY TV Studios into The American Ballet Theatre to sit down with Principal Dancer, Misty Copeland to discuss little brown girls in black america.

Misty discusses her recent conversation with President Obama on body image and how her perseverance in dance led her to the journey in making history by becoming ABT's first female principal dancer on June 30, 2015.

In her conversation with Carol Jenkins, Misty discusses her endorsements with Seiko, Under Armour and her involvement in creating her Barbie doll that releases this May.

Guest List

Misty Copeland Principal Dancer, American Ballet Theatre

  • "Take You Wherever You Go" with Kenny Leon
  • Saturday, June 23 - 1:00pm
  • Sunday, June 24 - 11:30pm
  • Tuesday, June 26 - 11:30pm
  • Wednesday, June 27 - 7:30am, 1:30pm
  • Hazel N. Dukes
  • Friday, June 29 - 9:00pm
  • Saturday, June 30 - 1:00pm
  • Sunday, July 1 - 11:30pm
  • Tuesday, July 3 - 11:30pm
  • Wednesday, July 4 - 7:30am, 1:30pm
  • Saturday, July 7 - 1:00pm
  • Sunday, July 8 - 11:30pm
  • Tuesday, July 10 - 11:30pm
  • Wednesday, July 11 - 7:30am, 1:30pm
  • tba
  • Friday, July 13 - 9:00pm
  • Saturday, July 14 - 1:00pm
  • Sunday, July 15 - 11:45pm
  • Tuesday, July 17 - 11:30pm
  • Wednesday, July 18 - 7:30am, 1:30pm