February 17 - February 24, 2024
A Ballerina's Tale
Join us for the awe-inspiring journey of Misty Copeland, the trailblazing ballerina who leaped over barriers and pirouetted straight into history.
February 17 at 3 pm
Iconic ballerina Misty Copeland made history when she became the first African-American woman to be named principal dancer of the legendary American Ballet Theater. Get the incredible, behind-the-scenes story of how she overcame a tumultuous upbringing and near career-ending injuries to become one of the most revered dancers of her generation. More than just a ballet success story, Copeland’s journey is a hugely inspirational, universal tale of perseverance.
Honoring the legends and untold stories of black excellence, we're bringing the spotlight to the awe-inspiring tale of three pioneering women who changed history.
February 17 at 5 pm
Three brilliant African-American women at NASA -- Katherine Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson -- serve as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in history: the launch of astronaut John Glenn into orbit, a stunning achievement that restored the nation's confidence, turned around the Space Race and galvanized the world.