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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

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...

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...

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...

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Police Question Person in Shooting of Teen Boy

Police Question Person in Shooting of Teen Boy

Police are questioning a person in connection to a daytime shooting that struck a 13-year-old boy waiting for the bus in Brooklyn, according to a law enforcement source.

Dad Unable to Walk After Hit-Run, Searches for Driver

Dad Unable to Walk After Hit-Run, Searches for Driver

A 54-year-old Long Island welder who was critically injured in a hit-and-run in February has released surveillance video of the crash in the hope that someoene will be able to identify the driver.

Chelsea Clinton Expecting a Baby

Chelsea Clinton Expecting a Baby

The Clintons are going to be grandparents -- Chelsea Clinton is expecting her first child later this year.

Woman Tried to Abduct Baby in Stroller on NYC Street: Police

Woman Tried to Abduct Baby in Stroller on NYC Street: Police

Police are investigating after a woman allegedly attempted to abduct a baby in a stroller as the child's nanny was pushing it in Chelsea Thursday afternoon.

Cabbie Accused of Avoiding 3,000 Bridge Tolls

Cabbie Accused of Avoiding 3,000 Bridge Tolls

A New York City taxi driver is accused of avoiding bridge tolls more than 3,000 times in two years by tailgating cars in front of him and slipping through the tollbooth before the barrier came down, prosecutors...

Deliveryman Critically Injured in East Harlem Hit-Run: Police

Deliveryman Critically Injured in East Harlem Hit-Run: Police

A restaurant delivery worker riding a bicycle was struck and hurt by a vehicle that fled the scene in East Harlem Thursday evening, police say.