Celebrating Black history, culture and achievement

Friday, Sep 10, 2010 at 07:04 AM EDT

Pos Black: A Better Chance Scholar

Pos Black: A Better Chance Scholar

A NEW PROGRAM IS GIVING STUDENTS OF COLOR WHO PUSH THEMSELVES EVEN MORE OPPORTUNITIES. IT'S CALLED "A BETTER CHANCE" AND IT'S PROVIDING QUALITY EDUCATION AS IT'S NEEDED MORE THAN EVER.

Tuesday, Oct 11, 2011 at 09:36 AM EDT

Positively Black: Sugar Ray Leonard

Positively Black: Sugar Ray Leonard

After a legendary career in the ring, former boxer Sugar Ray Leonard has taken his talents to the silver screen for the movie "Real Steel." Tracie Strahan caught up with the former champ for this edition...

Thursday, Dec 9, 2010 at 07:04 AM EST

Positively Black : DJ Ralph McDaniels

Positively Black : DJ Ralph McDaniels

Before MTV and BET started doing it, a New York native created a television show exclusively dedicated to hip hop music.Recently a branch of the Queens Library paid tribute to Video Music Box creator Ralph...

Wednesday, Jun 22, 2011 at 09:38 AM EDT

Positively Black: Summer reads

Positively Black: Summer reads

Tracie Strahan interview senior editor Patrik Henry Bass of Essence magazine about the best summer reads.

Monday, Nov 29, 2010 at 10:36 AM EST

Positively Black; Natural Hair

Positively Black; Natural Hair

When it comes to the latest trend in hairstyles, many Black women are choosing to return to their natural roots...Deciding not to relax or chemically straighten their hair, and instead growing and maintaining it...

Thursday, Jan 13, 2011 at 10:18 AM EST

Positively Black: Harlem: A Century of Images

Positively Black: Harlem: A Century of Images

If you think you know what life is like in Harlem, a new book could change your mind. 100 years of iconic images taken by award-winning photograhers chronicle the people and places that made the neighborhood...

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NBC Peacock Lights Up NYC Skyline for 1st Time

NBC Peacock Lights Up NYC Skyline for 1st Time

One of the city's most popular skyscrapers, 30 Rockefeller Plaza, lit up Wednesday evening with a new corporate name: the Comcast Building. The rooftop signs on the 70-story building replace the General Electric...

American Flag Burned in NYC Park to Protest Racism

American Flag Burned in NYC Park to Protest Racism

Activists set fire to the American flag at a Brooklyn park that memorializes thousands of Revolutionary War heroes Wednesday in protest of "systemic racism," though turnout was much smaller than the hundreds...

Woman Killed by Falling Tree While Walking to Car

Woman Killed by Falling Tree While Walking to Car

A 21-year-old community college student and a beloved sister to two siblings died at a hospital where she was a student intern after she was crushed by the trunk of a tree that split in half following heavy rain...

2 Killed in Crash Near L.I.E. in Queens: NYPD

2 Killed in Crash Near L.I.E. in Queens: NYPD

An adult and a child died in a crash near the Long Island Expressway in Queens Wednesday evening, police say.

U.S. Probes Possible Airline Collusion to Raise Fares

U.S. Probes Possible Airline Collusion to Raise Fares

The U.S. government is investigating possible collusion among major airlines to limit available seats, which keeps airfares high, according to a document obtained by The Associated Press. The civil antitrust...

Stuck Bridge to Delay Metro-North Trains Through Thursday Morning

Stuck Bridge to Delay Metro-North Trains Through Thursday Morning

Mechanical problems with a 111-year-old bridge in Stratford, Connecticut, will likely delay Metro-North traffic through Thursday morning rush-hour, according to a spokesperson for the railroad.