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Brooklyn Nets present The Untold: Judith Jamison

We spoke with legendary dancer and choreographer, Judith Jamison, at Alvin Ailey Dance Theater. She talked about the impact Alvin Ailey had on herself and the other dancers he brought to the First World Festival of Negro Arts in Dakar in 1966.

Archival footage courtesy of @Blvckvrchives

This year, we partnered with Black History Untold created by Sofiya Ballin to produce 10 profiles for “The Untold”.

About The Untold

Presenting the stories you haven’t heard, and the stories you haven’t heard enough about. This is the mission of The Untold, bringing essential passages of our history to light through the eyes of modern-day Black historymakers: artists, activists, and athletes who push culture forward every day. Visit us each day in February for a new story as we present 28 untold stories of Black history.

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