The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, performing their signature and most famous suite, Revelations.
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"I am trying to show the world that we are all human beings and that color is not important. What is important is the quality of our work."   --- Alvin Ailey  Alvin Ailey was an American choreographer and activist who popularized modern dance and revolutionized African-American participation in 20th century concert dance.

"I am trying to show the world that we are all human beings and that color is not important. What is important is the quality of our work." --- Alvin Ailey Alvin Ailey was an American choreographer and activist who popularized modern dance and revolutionized African-American participation in 20th century concert dance.

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Alvin Ailey, iconic dancer, choreographer and founder of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Center, March 1955. Photograph by Carl Van Vechten.

Alvin Ailey, iconic dancer, choreographer and founder of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Center, March 1955. Photograph by Carl Van Vechten.

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We can go on talking about racism and who treated whom badly, but what are you going to do about it? Are you going to wallow in that or are you going to create your own agenda? ~ Judith Jamison | Living Ma'at

We can go on talking about racism and who treated whom badly, but what are you going to do about it? Are you going to wallow in that or are you going to create your own agenda? ~ Judith Jamison | Living Ma'at

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Dancers of The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, founded by African American choreographer and activist, Alvin Ailey.

Dancers of The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, founded by African American choreographer and activist, Alvin Ailey.

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