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"Misty Copeland made history as the first African-American principal ballerina at the American Ballet Theatre. Her talent, passion, and perseverance enabled her to make strides no one had accomplished before. But as she will tell you, achievement never happens in a void. Behind her, supporting her rise was her mentor, Raven Wilkinson, who had been virtually alone in her quest to breach the all-white ballet world when she fought to be taken seriously...
Scope and content: Oral history interview with Nashville businessman and civic leader Kenneth L. Roberts, conducted 27 July 2006 by Cabot Pyle as part of The Turner Interviews series of the Nashville Public Library's Nashville Business Leaders Oral History Project. During the 1 hour and 42 second interview, Roberts discusses such topics as his family and education; Nashville during the 1950s when he first came to town to attend law school at Vanderbilt;...
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