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.

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...

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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Justice Scalia Dies at 79; Obama to Nominate Successor

Justice Scalia Dies at 79; Obama to Nominate Successor

Antonin Scalia, the influential conservative and most provocative member of the Supreme Court, has died. He was 79. The U.S. Marshals Service in Washington confirmed Scalia's death at a private residence in the...

Fugitive Suspect in Staten Island Stabbings Captured: NYPD

Fugitive Suspect in Staten Island Stabbings Captured: NYPD

A fugitive accused of fatally stabbing a woman and two of her children at a Staten Island hotel was captured Saturday in Queens, police say.

Record Cold Likely on Valentine's Day

Record Cold Likely on Valentine's Day

Warm hearts will be particularly treasured by tri-state lovers on Valentine's Day as the region faces record-breaking cold temperatures on Sunday.

Man, 22, Fatally Shot in Harlem Bar

Man, 22, Fatally Shot in Harlem Bar

A 22-year-old man is dead after a shooting in a Harlem bar on Saturday, police said.

Viewer's Guide: GOP Hopefuls Spar in South Carolina

Viewer's Guide: GOP Hopefuls Spar in South Carolina

Serious issues are facing the Republican presidential candidate in their debate Saturday night in South Carolina. The state has a deep-rooted military culture and is still reeling from the shooting deaths...

Study: NYC Waters Are Teeming With Plastic Particles

Study: NYC Waters Are Teeming With Plastic Particles

The waterways surrounding New York City are a soup of plastic, ranging from discarded takeout containers down to tiny beads that end up in the food supply, according to a new report by an environmental group.