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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.

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...

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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Cop Shoots, Kills Man in Apartment Building Stairwell: NYPD

Cop Shoots, Kills Man in Apartment Building Stairwell: NYPD

An officer shot and killed a 28-year-old man in a stairwell at a public housing building in Brooklyn late Thursday, according to the NYPD.

Woman Put in Chokehold, Robbed in Central Park: NYPD

Woman Put in Chokehold, Robbed in Central Park: NYPD

A man and a woman assaulted and robbed a parkgoer inside Central Park Wednesday night, putting the victim in a chokehold as they took her purse and then ran away, police say.

Woman, 78, Charged in Hit-Run That Killed Teen Walking Home

Woman, 78, Charged in Hit-Run That Killed Teen Walking Home

A 78-year-old woman has been charged in the hit-and-run that killed a 14-year-old Brooklyn boy who was walking home from school on Thursday evening, the NYPD says.

Newtown School Shooter's History Reviewed in New Report

Newtown School Shooter's History Reviewed in New Report

A Connecticut agency that investigated the background of the socially isolated, violence-obsessed man who carried out the 2012 massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School is issuing a report on his mental...

Police Identify 3 Kids Shot in New Jersey Home

Police Identify 3 Kids Shot in New Jersey Home

New Jersey State Police have identified the three children shot in a southern New Jersey home along with their mother.

Man Arrested in Death of 3-Year-Old Bronx Boy

Man Arrested in Death of 3-Year-Old Bronx Boy

Police say they've arrested a man in the death of a 3-year-old boy in the Bronx last week.