Bass Pro Outdoor World, a nationwide chain with two locations in the Houston area, rejected thousands of qualified blacks and Hispanic job applicants and retaliated against employees who believed its practices were discriminatory, the federal government alleges in a suit filed today in Houston. The suit stems from a 6-year-old complaint to the Equal Employment […]

Sports is reporting that Former Baltimore Ravens and Cleveland Browns OT Orlando Brown was found dead in his Baltimore condominium. Read More

As we anxiously wait on Joe to give us some wonderful music. This Friday I’m proud to bring to you another track that we think will be on, The Good, The Bad,The Sexy, Joe’s new album LP set to be release October 18.  “Slow Kisses” is hopefully another Joe sensual classic that was produced by Darkchild […]

The Great Recession didn’t just impede on our annual incomes and job security—for nearly two decades, the expected life span of Black and White Americans was steadily narrowing, but a swift reverse has occurred and now the expected life span is widening. Some experts attribute this unexpected gap to none other than the recession, reports […]

The NBA postponed indefinitely player training camps for the 2011-12 season and canceled all preseason games from October 9 to October 15 because a new collective bargaining agreement has not been reached with the National Basketball Players Association, the league announced Friday. Training camps were scheduled to open on October 3. “We have regretfully reached […]

We here at Majic want to congratulate and give you access to Brig. Gen. Marcia Anderson. In the clip below, the top ranking African-American female officer in the Army Reserve, she express how friendliness and family took her to new heights. She is the top ranking African-American female officer in the Army Reserve. See how […]

Keyshia Cole is eyeing an early 2012 release for her as yet untitled project.  Less than a year after releasing her latest album, Keyshia Cole is back in the studio working on new material.  The follow-up to last December’s Calling All Hearts is due in February, Keyshia revealed this information on Twitter. It has been […]

When God, Allah, Vishnu, Buddha or evolution made men and women different and separate, do you think they ever intended for men and women to be more than procreation partners? That is, can men and women actually be friends? Real friends? I would like to say yes, because I have plenty of male friends, but […]


Wondering how to prevent and treat stubborn breakouts – for good? Essence rounded up the best dermatologists and aestheticians to find out. Read their very own words below! Scrub-a-Dub “Frequent washing irritates skin,” says dermatologist Dr. Kenneth Beer. He recommends cleansing twice daily with a salicylic acid cleanser like Neutrogena Acne Wash ($6.39, Banish […]

The days of associating Kim Wayans with over the top sketch comedy characters are soon to be long gone.  In the upcoming film “Pariah” Wayans plays the religiously devout mother of a teenage girl struggling with her sexuality.  The film which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival is directed Dee Rees and executive produced by […]

If you don’t know Chuck Wepner’s claim to fame, you will in a hurry after you enter his small apartment in this gritty North Jersey city on the Hudson River. Maybe you’ll see the framed poster of the most famous boxer of all time in his office, the one autographed, “To Chuck and Linda: Good […]

When I was twelve, my mother gave me a diary, and I would write in that and ultimately in notebooks and journals. Writing [The Women of Brewster Place] did for me what those journals did when I was a painfully shy, very troubled teenager. It got my life in order. –Gloria Naylor                                                     On this day,  I […]