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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Fugitive Shoots at US Marshals in Queens: Sources

Fugitive Shoots at US Marshals in Queens: Sources

A fugitive who had been on the run for decades in connection with several crimes, including a violent stabbing in Brooklyn, shot at U.S. Marshals in Queens early Wednesday, law enforcement sources say.

NJ Girl With Uzi Accidentally Kills Shooting Instructor: Police

NJ Girl With Uzi Accidentally Kills Shooting Instructor: Police

A 9-year-old girl from New Jersey accidentally killed an Arizona shooting instructor as he was showing her how to use an automatic Uzi, authorities said Tuesday.

Driver Tried to Sexually Assault Mom in Front of Kids: NYPD

Driver Tried to Sexually Assault Mom in Front of Kids: NYPD

Police are looking for the driver they say told a 26-year-old woman he was a cabbie before driving her and her three children to a hotel in Queens and trying to sexually assault her in front of her 1- 3- and...

11 Dogs Die in NJ House Fire: Officials

11 Dogs Die in NJ House Fire: Officials

A large fire ripped through a New Jersey home containing several animals, sending up a ball of fire and heavy black smoke before part of it collapsed under the heat, killing 11 dogs inside, officials say.

Man Shot, Killed in Front of Deli: NYPD

Man Shot, Killed in Front of Deli: NYPD

A 21-year-old man was shot and killed in front of a Brooklyn bodega Tuesday afternoon, and two young girls were nearly caught in the gunfire, police and witnesses say.

Boy, 7, Named Honorary Firefighter After Saving Mother

Boy, 7, Named Honorary Firefighter After Saving Mother

A 7-year-old Long Island boy was named an honorary firefighter Tuesday after making a 911 call that potentially saved his mother’s life.