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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WATCH: Police Update on Village Shootout

WATCH: Police Update on Village Shootout

Two U.S. marshals and an NYPD detective were shot Monday afternoon when a gun battle erupted in Greenwich Village as the officers tried to apprehend an accused child molester, authorities said. The suspect...

Man Convicted of Murdering NY Cop, Carjack Victim

Man Convicted of Murdering NY Cop, Carjack Victim

An ex-convict was convicted Monday of first-degree murder in the deadly shootings of a Nassau County police officer and a random motorist in October 2012.

Mother of 2 Killed in Her Long Island Home: Police

Mother of 2 Killed in Her Long Island Home: Police

Police say that a mother of two was killed in a Long Island home Sunday.

Elevator Surfer Dies in Bronx Building: NYPD

Elevator Surfer Dies in Bronx Building: NYPD

Police say a man died after getting trapped in the elevator shaft of a building in the Bronx early Monday.

Spider-Man Punches Cop in Times Square: Police

Spider-Man Punches Cop in Times Square: Police

A man accused of punching a police officer in Times Square while dressed as Spider-Man was arraigned Sunday and ordered to be held on bail, prosecutors said.

Bronx Zoo Adds Endangered Spiral-Horned Goats

Bronx Zoo Adds Endangered Spiral-Horned Goats

An endangered species of spiral-horned goats has been added to the Bronx Zoo's Wild Asia habitats.