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...

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...

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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Letter Urges Black Family to Leave "84 Percent White" Town

Letter Urges Black Family to Leave "84 Percent White" Town

Police on Long Island say their hate crimes unit is investigating an anonymous note sent to a black resident asking her and her family to leave the town, which the flyer said is "84 percent white."

14-Year-Old Boy Shot Dead in Front of His Apartment Building: Cops

14-Year-Old Boy Shot Dead in Front of His Apartment Building: Cops

A 14-year-old boy was shot and killed Friday in front of the Bronx apartment building where he lived, and authorities are looking for at least two suspects, police said.

Video Shows Feds, NYPD Raid Home of Mansion Murder Suspect's Girlfriend

Video Shows Feds, NYPD Raid Home of Mansion Murder Suspect's Girlfriend

Surveillance video obtained exclusively by NBC 4 New York shows more than a dozen U.S. Marshals and NYPD officers raiding the Brooklyn home of Washington, D.C., quadruple murder suspect Darron Dellon Dennis...

Mailman Filed for $75K in Tax Refunds Using Stolen Info: Officials

Mailman Filed for $75K in Tax Refunds Using Stolen Info: Officials

A former New Jersey postal worker has been busted in an alleged scheme that netted him tens of thousands of dollars in federal tax refund payments that he allegedly fraudulently obtained through creating...

Suspect in D.C. Mansion Slayings Had Help: Authorities

Suspect in D.C. Mansion Slayings Had Help: Authorities

Three members of a D.C. family — and their housekeeper — were held overnight by more than one person before they were slain in their home last week, according to new court documents filed Friday afternoon....

Woman Indicted in Hotel Mattress Murder, May Have Had Accomplices

Woman Indicted in Hotel Mattress Murder, May Have Had Accomplices

A 31-year-old woman was indicted Friday on murder and robbery charges in the death of a 28-year-old man found bloodied and unconscious under a mattress at a midtown hotel blocks from the Empire State Building...