Black History | NBC New York

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. OUR TRACIE STRAHAN HAS DETAILS IN POSITIVELY BLACK

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 Positively Black.

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 McDaniels for his contributions to the genreOur Tracie Strahan took a musical look down memory lane with him in this edition of Positively Black.

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 naturally. Our Tracie Strahan caught up with experts from Miss Jessie's Salon in Soho and Essence Magazine to find out what it takes to make this transition for this edition of Positively Black

ABOUT US
NBC 4 New York celebrates black history, culture and achievement.
Top Stories
Blind, Autistic Boy, Found Naked, Covered in Feces: NYPD

Blind, Autistic Boy, Found Naked, Covered in Feces: NYPD

Police say a Staten Island woman has been arrested after she allegedly neglected her blind, autistic son.

Video Shows the Startling Moment Passersby Find Hoax Bomb

Video Shows the Startling Moment Passersby Find Hoax Bomb

The startling discovery of a fake bomb that triggered a massive police response in Linden, New Jersey, Tuesday night was captured on surveillance video obtained exclusively by NBC 4 New York.

Man Arrested in 2005 Beheading Screams, Kicks in Court

Man Arrested in 2005 Beheading Screams, Kicks in Court

A 38-year-old man arrested late last year in the 2004 slaying of a teenage girl left naked in a Brooklyn alley now faces charges in the cold-case death of a 19-year-old man whose dismembered, beheaded body was found in a subway tunnel in 2005, authorities say.

Trump Administration Lifts Transgender Bathroom Guidance

Trump Administration Lifts Transgender Bathroom Guidance

Transgender students on Wednesday lost federal protections that allowed them to use school bathrooms and locker rooms matching their gender identities, as the Trump administration stepped into a long-simmering national debate. The administration came down on the side of states' rights, lifting Obama-era federal guidelines that had been characterized by Republicans as an example of overreach.

Anorexic, Bulimic Woman Who Fought Force-Feeding Dies at 30

Anorexic, Bulimic Woman Who Fought Force-Feeding Dies at 30

An anorexic and bulimic New Jersey woman who petitioned a court to refuse force-feeding has died three months after a judge granted her request.

Immigrants Change Up Their Routines, Brace for Arrest

Immigrants Change Up Their Routines, Brace for Arrest

Unease among immigrants living illegally in the U.S. has been building for months but intensified in recent weeks with ever-clearer signs that the Trump administration would jettison the Obama-era policy of focusing mostly on deporting those immigrants who committed serious crimes.