Last month the iconic American Ballet Theatre principal ballerina, Misty Copeland, and Chicago native President Barack Obama sat down with Time magazine to discuss dance, race, and more. The Huffington Post gives a break down of the interview here.

Obama and Misty

Essence and Time teamed up with a three-part video series, in which Time reporter Maya Rhodan interviews Copeland and Obama. The two discuss social movements like Black Lives Matter and more in the first segment below.