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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Prince Charles' In-Law Dies in NYC After Fall

Prince Charles' In-Law Dies in NYC After Fall

The brother-in-law of Prince Charles has died after sustaining a serious head injury following a fall during a night out in Manhattan, British royal officials and local authorities said Wednesday.

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Bratton on Twitter Fail: I Welcome the Attention

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Thief Preys on 20-Somethings at NYC Delis, Shops

Thief Preys on 20-Somethings at NYC Delis, Shops

Police are looking for a thief who preys on victims in their 20s as they stop for coffee or a bite to eat near New York University, grabbing wallets, laptops and bags from unsuspecting diners.

Toddler Falls Out Window, Isn't Hurt: NYPD

Toddler Falls Out Window, Isn't Hurt: NYPD

A toddler who fell out of a third-story window in lower Manhattan early Wednesday miraculously wasn't seriously injured in the plunge, police say.

Brooklyn-Based Journalist Missing in Ukraine

Brooklyn-Based Journalist Missing in Ukraine

A Brooklyn-based journalist covering the crisis in Ukraine has not been seen since early Tuesday.

Molotov Cocktail Thrown Into Brooklyn Mini-Mart, Setting Clerk on Fire

Molotov Cocktail Thrown Into Brooklyn Mini-Mart, Setting Clerk on Fire

Police are searching for a man caught on surveillance video throwing a Molotov cocktail into a 24-hour mini-mart in Brooklyn, setting the clerk inside on fire.