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10 Black LGBT Icons Who Changed History

As we continue to celebrate Pride throughout the month of June, EBONY acknowledges LGBT African-Americans…

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Alvin Ailey Dancers Protest for Higher Wages

Alvin Ailey is one of the biggest dance companies in the world, but dancers for…

Alicia Keys to Produce Biopic on Choreographer Alvin Ailey

The work of Alvin Ailey has long been revered, imitated and praised. Because of his…

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Alvin Ailey’s Hope Boykin on How MLK Inspired Her New Work

Two years ago, Hope Boykin, the powerhouse dancer and choreographer who has been a member…

‘Great American Dance’ Marks Alvin Ailey’s Major Movie Debut

Four outstanding works by Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, one of the world’s leading modern…

Alvin Ailey Spirit Gala Rocks Lincoln Center! [WATCH]

Led by artistic director Robert Battle, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s 2015 Lincoln Center engagement…

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5 Questions With Alvin Ailey’s Artistic Director Robert Battle

With nearly ninety performances slated for its North American tour, the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater…

Misty Copeland Films “A Ballerina’s Tale”

While the atmosphere was festive at last week’s Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater opening night…

Celebrating Black LGBT Pioneers [PHOTOS]

As we celebrate Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Pride Month this June, Ebony.com wants…

Alvin Ailey Kicks Off Apollo Spring Gala [PHOTOS]

Harlem’s world famous Apollo Theater opened its doors to host the annual Ailey at the…