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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Fire Truck Crashes into Casino Shuttle; 10 Hurt: Official

Fire Truck Crashes into Casino Shuttle; 10 Hurt: Official

A fire truck slammed into a shuttle bus into front of a Westchester casino Wednesday evening, hurting 10 people in both vehicles, authorities say.

2 Dead, 31 Sick Amid 'Unusual' Legionnaires' Outbreak in NYC

2 Dead, 31 Sick Amid 'Unusual' Legionnaires' Outbreak in NYC

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WATCH: 2 Rescued After Man Jumps into Hudson River: FDNY

WATCH: 2 Rescued After Man Jumps into Hudson River: FDNY

Cell phone video shows a man jump from a boat into the Hudson River to save another man that had jumped into the water Wednesday night.

Court Nixes Release of Testimony in Eric Garner Case

Court Nixes Release of Testimony in Eric Garner Case

A New York appeals court says the public can't see the testimony a grand jury heard before declining to indict a white police officer in the chokehold death of an unarmed black man.

Debris Matches Boeing 777, Same Model as Missing Malaysia Flight

Debris Matches Boeing 777, Same Model as Missing Malaysia Flight

Air safety investigators have a "high degree of confidence" that a photo of aircraft debris found in the Indian Ocean is of a wing component unique to the Boeing 777, the same model as the Malaysia Airlines...

Ex Sentenced in Deadly Shooting of Would-Be Prom Queen

Ex Sentenced in Deadly Shooting of Would-Be Prom Queen

A northern New Jersey man has been sentenced to 24 years in prison for killing a 17-year-old high school student days before she was to be named prom queen.