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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. OUR TRACIE STRAHAN HAS...

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 of...

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...

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