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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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No Bail for Woman Accused in Dismembered Mom Case

No Bail for Woman Accused in Dismembered Mom Case

A 42-year-old Brooklyn woman has been charged in the killing of a missing mother of four whose partially dismembered body was found in a parking lot on Long Island earlier this month, police say.

New Video Shows NYPD Chokehold Arrest in Subway

New Video Shows NYPD Chokehold Arrest in Subway

A new video showing the arrest of an alleged Manhattan subway farebeater purports to show a police officer using a chokehold to subdue the suspect, a prohibited police tactic that's sparked outrage since...

4 Young Adults Sought in Brooklyn Bridge Flags Probe: Officials

4 Young Adults Sought in Brooklyn Bridge Flags Probe: Officials

The four people captured on video entering Brooklyn Bridge around the time two bleached-white American flags were planted there appear to be in their early 20s, and one was carrying what appears to be...

Kitten Tossed From Moving Car: Officials

Kitten Tossed From Moving Car: Officials

Authorities are looking for the person who a witness says tossed a 4-week-old kitten out of a moving car on Long Island.

Psychiatric Patient With Violent Past Missing: NYPD

Psychiatric Patient With Violent Past Missing: NYPD

Authorities are looking for a psychiatric patient with a history of violence who they say didn't return from a day's leave from a mental health center on Staten Island over the weekend.

Fire Rips Through Long Island Businesses

Fire Rips Through Long Island Businesses

Five businesses were destroyed when a raging fire ripped through a row of buildings on a Long Island street early Thursday, fire officials say. No one was injured.