#HistoryLesson: Audacious Hope

Brenda Dixon Gottschild’s Joan Myers Brown & the Audacious Hope of the Black Ballerina I’ve just started Gottschild’s “biohistory” which spotlights “Aunt Joan” founder of Philadanco.  Gottschild begins by providing an exacting history of black dancers (mostly in Philadelphia), their training, their struggles, and corresponding moments in civil rights. I’m only a couple chapters in, […]

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