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An iconic black troupe keeps wrestling with race

The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, performing this week at the Adrienne Arsht Center, was launched amid the civil rights movement to showcase the richness of African-American life. That legacy has come to the fore as Black Lives Matter and debates over racism again embroil the country.

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