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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Medics Revive DMX After Rapper Is Found Unresponsive in NY

Medics Revive DMX After Rapper Is Found Unresponsive in NY

First responders resuscitated rapper DMX early Tuesday after the erstwhile hip hop star was found unresponsive on the ground next to a car in a hotel parking lot, his attorney says.

Pair Found With Hidden Blades at NYC Airport: Authorities

Pair Found With Hidden Blades at NYC Airport: Authorities

A man and woman who tried to board a plane at LaGuardia with a razor blade and straight razor artfully hidden in their clothes were arrested by Port Authority police, authorities said.

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Snow, Then Bitter Cold Expected to Slam Tri-State

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3-Day-Old Baby Dies of Dog Bite in Ohio

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Trump, Sanders Look to Emerge From New Hampshire With Wins

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Suspect in NJ Sucker Punch Video Turns Himself In

Suspect in NJ Sucker Punch Video Turns Himself In

The suspect who was caught on camera sucker-punching a man on a New Jersey street corner turned himself into police Tuesday.