Celebrating Black history, culture and achievement

Monday, Nov 29, 2010 at 04:48 AM EST

Positively Black: Willie O'Ree

Positively Black: Willie O'Ree

Tracie Strahan speaks with the first Black National Hockey League player, Willie O'Ree.

Saturday, Feb 14, 2009 at 12:11 PM EST

Happy 100th Birthday, NAACP

Happy 100th Birthday, NAACP

The NAACP, one of America's most influential civil-rights organizations, celebrates its 100th birthday.

Thursday, May 19, 2011 at 10:18 AM EDT

Misty Copeland's Path to Stardom

Misty Copeland's Path to Stardom

It's one thing to grace the stage for the American Ballet Theater, and quite another to pirouette on stage with Prince. Misty Copeland is doing both of those things these days, and says not fitting the...

Thursday, Jan 20, 2011 at 10:22 AM EST

Positively Black: Urban League

Positively Black: Urban League

Have we fulfilled the dream of Dr Martin Luther King Jr? The head of one of New York's oldest civil rights organizations suggests that there's still more work to be done in the struggle.

Tuesday, Sep 20, 2011 at 09:40 AM EDT

Positively Black: "Who's Afraid of Post-Blackness?"

Positively Black: "Who's Afraid of Post-Blackness?"

What does being "black" mean in today's society? Toure, a popular social commentator, discusses limits African-Americans place on themselves and the journey to define that in his new book.

Thursday, Apr 14, 2011 at 09:48 AM EDT

Positively Black: The Rugelach King of Harlem

Positively Black: The Rugelach King of Harlem

Here's a story for all of you with a sweet tooth. The little pastry called "rugelach" has its origins in Jewish faith and tradition. A baker in Harlem has found his recipe for sucess by serving it to growing...

Monday, Nov 29, 2010 at 10:30 AM EST

Positively Black: Beauty Queens

Positively Black: Beauty Queens

The Tri-State area recently crowned some new royalty! The latest winners of the Miss Black New York and Miss Black New Jersey pageants sat down with Tracie Strahan to talk about serving the community and...

Thursday, Nov 11, 2010 at 10:50 AM EST

Positively Black: Brooklyn Renaissance

Positively Black: Brooklyn Renaissance

The latest cutural renaissance is happening in Brooklyn. African American dancers, rappers and spoken word artists are being showcased in a year-long program celebrating the arts.

Monday, Apr 11, 2011 at 10:00 AM EDT

Positively Black: Minding Ben

Positively Black: Minding Ben

Tracie Strahan interview author Victoria Brown about her new novel, "Minding Ben". A fictional account of a Trinidadian immigrant and her adventures as a nanny in New York ,

Friday, Dec 24, 2010 at 08:28 AM EST

Positively Black: Tracing Your Roots

Positively Black: Tracing Your Roots

Family is a big part of the Christmas and Kwanzaa seasons. But many African-Americans have often found it difficult when it comes to tracing thier family roots. Tracie Strahan explores some of the more...

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FIFA Officials to Be Charged in Corruption Probe

FIFA Officials to Be Charged in Corruption Probe

Numerous top current and former FIFA officials are expected to be charged Wednesday on fraud and bribery-related charges linked to the organization's oversight of the World Cup and other international soccer...

Car Flies into NYC Supermarket, 5 Hurt: Officials

Car Flies into NYC Supermarket, 5 Hurt: Officials

A car barreled into a supermarket in the Flushing section of Queens Tuesday evening, critically injuring at least one person, authorities say.

Woman Arrested After Fatally Stabbing Man in Head: Police

Woman Arrested After Fatally Stabbing Man in Head: Police

Police have made an arrest after a man was fatally stabbed in the head Sunday in Brooklyn.

Man Chokes, Robs Sleeping Women in Brooklyn: NYPD

Man Chokes, Robs Sleeping Women in Brooklyn: NYPD

Police have arrested a man they believe broke into at least one sleeping woman's home in Brooklyn to steal valuables and officials say he may be connected to three other similar robberies.

18 Dead, 16 Missing Amid Flooding in Tex., Okla.

18 Dead, 16 Missing Amid Flooding in Tex., Okla.

Floodwaters kept rising Tuesday across much of Texas as storms dumped almost another foot of rain on the Houston area, stranding hundreds of motorists and inundating the famously congested highways that...

Gunman's Twisted Texts After Alleged Ex-GF Slay

Gunman's Twisted Texts After Alleged Ex-GF Slay

Officers shot and killed a man in the parking lot of a Brooklyn elementary school Tuesday morning, hours after police say he allegedly killed an ex-girlfriend in a casino parking lot and then sent taunting...