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Dancer Misty Copeland on New Memoir "The Wind at My Back"

Clip: 11/21/2022 | 18m 17s | Video has closed captioning.

Misty Copeland made history as American Ballet Theatre's first African American female principal dancer. Now she details her journey – and her relationship with the women who paved the way – in her new book, "The Wind at My Back." Copeland joins Michel Martin to discuss her achievements and her future in ballet.

Aired: 11/21/22

Rating: NR

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