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How Race Issues Played a Hand in Making Dance Legend Debbie Allen Stronger

  • Posted: 9/15/2014
    • Length: 00:49
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Debbie Allen says that, as a child, Houston's racial divide in the '50s and '60s prevented her from going to her first-choice dance school. Then, after years of applying, 13-year-old Debbie was finally accepted to the Houston Ballet Foundation. Watch as she shares how these experiences made her stronger.

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