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. OUR TRACIE STRAHAN HAS...

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 of...

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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Police Kill Suspect in New Jersey Library: Officials

Police Kill Suspect in New Jersey Library: Officials

A suspect was shot and killed by police inside a New Jersey library Friday, authorities said.

Mom Chases iPhone Thief After Son, 6, Punched in Face: Cops

Mom Chases iPhone Thief After Son, 6, Punched in Face: Cops

A would-be thief who tried to grab a 22-year-old mother's iPhone at a Bronx laundromat punched the woman's 6-year-old son in the face when the boy stepped in his way as he tried to flee the mother's grasp,...

Silk Road Founder Sentenced to Life Behind Bars

Silk Road Founder Sentenced to Life Behind Bars

A Manhattan judge sentenced a San Francisco man who created the online drug-peddling site Silk Road to life in prison Friday, calling the defendant's actions "terribly destructive to our social fabric."

American Express President, 55, Dies Suddenly on Flight to NY

American Express President, 55, Dies Suddenly on Flight to NY

American Express says president Ed Gilligan died suddenly Friday after falling ill while flying on a corporate plane to New York.

Record-Breaking Rain Floods North Texas, Prompts Rescues

Record-Breaking Rain Floods North Texas, Prompts Rescues

Parts of North Texas are under a Flash Flood Emergency and authorities have performed dozens of high-water rescues Friday morning after overnight rain that set a record for the wettest May in Dallas-Fort...

NYC-Bound Jet Has Close Call With Drone Near Prospect Park: FAA

NYC-Bound Jet Has Close Call With Drone Near Prospect Park: FAA

A passenger jet heading to LaGuardia Airport had a close call with a drone near Prospect Park in Brooklyn Friday morning, just hours after five pilots reported someone had pointed green lasers at their planes...