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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Suspect Sought in Bronx Shooting Caught on Camera

Suspect Sought in Bronx Shooting Caught on Camera

Police are looking for a man who was caught on surveillance video firing several shots at another man Wednesday in the Bronx.

Boy, 12, Struck, Killed by Taxi in Manhattan: Cops

Boy, 12, Struck, Killed by Taxi in Manhattan: Cops

A 12-year-old boy crossing the street right in front of a school was struck and killed by a livery cab in Manhattan, just feet from where a crossing guard was stationed, authorities and witnesses say.

Cops Probe Brutal Chair Attack at Chelsea BBQ Restaurant

Cops Probe Brutal Chair Attack at Chelsea BBQ Restaurant

Police are investigating after video was posted online showing a man bash two others over their heads with a wooden chair at a Manhattan barbecue restaurant Tuesday.

Gang Members Smuggled Guns on Metro-North: AG

Gang Members Smuggled Guns on Metro-North: AG

Authorities have busted a gun-smuggling ring that allegedly sneaked its weapons into the city on Metro-North trains and trafficked them through the Bronx.

Human Bones Found in Decades-Old Casket Dumped on Street: Officials

Human Bones Found in Decades-Old Casket Dumped on Street: Officials

Human bones were confirmed to be inside a decades-old casket that was dug up and found dumped on the street near a cemetery in Brooklyn, authorities say.

The Tom Brady Scandal: Texts From "The Deflator"

The Tom Brady Scandal: Texts From "The Deflator"

New England Patriots' locker room staff accused of deliberately releasing air from the Patriots game balls after the footballs were examined by the referee complained about the work and the team's star...