African American Proverbs | Third Eye

African American Proverbs or mother wit as some would call it -is almost a lost art. If we remember what “mama ‘nem” said, – it could save us heartache and time. Read on to see how.

Inauguration|Brave New Words

America’s conscience arrived at the nation’s Capitol wearing a vibrant red Crown, masquerading as a Prada satin headband, adorning an upsweep of gorgeous braids. She dressed in a Prada bright yellow double-breasted wool coat, a crisp white poplin shirt, black leather pencil skirt, and pumps. In her repertoire, a message of hope.


UNDER NEW MANAGEMENT! With a new CEO at the helm EBONY/JET may be back to iconic status. UPDATE: EBONY/JET will not be headquartered in its former home of Chicago. Digital launch is March 1st!

Basement Party

In the 70s, BBQ Days and Basement Party Nights filled Brooklyn Weekends – and gave party goers a reason to go glam. -Continuing our style through the decades ‘series.

Sidewalk Runway

After nearly a year of messy buns, sweats pants and zoom meetings; a look-back at styles through the decades. This one from the late 1960s.

40s Swagger

The World Was at War for the second time – and women decided to look their best – 40s Swagger

Historic Beale Street

Traveling to Memphis, Tennessee for #MLK50, commemorating the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.? Be sure to visit the First Baptist Church on Beale Street. It’s billed as the first and largest “negro missionary church built after the Civil War.”

Friday Fright Fest | Are You Afraid of the Dark?

Survey Says…Probably not. Less than 10% percent of Americans interviewed in The Chapman University Survey of American Fears 1 2015 admitted they’re afraid of the dark.   The California university study found that adults have traded in childhood phobia for political corruption and technology fears.   In