Celebrating Black history, culture and achievement

Tuesday, Feb 21, 2012 at 01:42 PM EST

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. OUR TRACIE STRAHAN HAS...

Tuesday, Feb 21, 2012 at 01:42 PM EST

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 of...

Tuesday, Feb 21, 2012 at 01:42 PM 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...

Tuesday, Feb 21, 2012 at 01:42 PM EST

Positively Black: Summer reads

Positively Black: Summer reads

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

Tuesday, Feb 21, 2012 at 01:42 PM 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...

Tuesday, Feb 21, 2012 at 01:42 PM 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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10 Arrested in NYC on 2nd Day of Ferguson Protests

10 Arrested in NYC on 2nd Day of Ferguson Protests

The NYPD says ten demonstrators were arrested in Manhattan Tuesday as people protesting the Ferguson, Missouri, grand jury decision took to the streets for a second day, temporarily shutting down major streets...