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Nightline on Fusion sat down with the American Ballet Theatre’s principal dancer–Misty Copeland–about making history by becoming the company’s first black female principal.

“It’s a European art form and you’re used to seeing a certain type of person as a ballerina,” Copeland said. “And I don’t look like a lot of the girls around me.”

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