2019 in Review Opinions & Features December 29, 2019 at 04:00 pm

These kids went viral in 2019 for the right reasons

Theodora Aidoo | Staff Writer

Theodora Aidoo December 29, 2019 at 04:00 pm

December 29, 2019 at 04:00 pm | 2019 in Review, Opinions & Features

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Charlotte Nebres

Charlotte Nebres  made history by becoming the first black ballerina to star as Marie – the young heroine of George Balanchine’s “The Nutcracker”.

Nebres, 11, starring as the first black Marie is a milestone for the productions, The New York Times reported.

Nebres, whose mother is of Trinidadian descent and father from the Philippines, is a student of the School of American Ballet. She was six years old when Misty Copeland became the first female African-American principal at American Ballet Theater.


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