In her new children’s book, Firebird, Copeland seeks to inspire other young African-American dancers. “It’s hard to be the one that stands out,” she says.
Check out this NPR interview with Misty Copeland!
Must find Misty Copeland’s children’s book!
You can buy it here on Amazon, if you’re so inclined.
Whenever I feel depressed or overweight I can look at this and go “Oh wait, hahaha, I got a Tony”
― James Monroe Iglehart in the Tony Awards press room (via pleasecallmesurely)