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October 15, 2012 5:16 PM

Merlene Davis: Dance Theatre of Harlem brings diverse talent to area

Virginia Johnson was a founding member and a prima ballerina for the Dance Theatre of Harlem during its glory days, a time when ballet dancers of color could fulfill their dreams of performing on stage without battling racial prejudice. Now, the revitalized dance theater seeks to do the same thing, and it's bringing that mission to Kentucky.

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