August 9, 2016

A 14-year-old Ohio girl who shot her father in the head as he slept on the couch, while his wife slept on the floor next to him, is being hailed a “hero” by her mother, who says the man abused them all.

But law enforcement doesn’t see it that way and the girl remains be...

August 9, 2016

Moraine Valley Community College in Illinois is defending its controversial decision to restrict enrollment in some classes to blacks only, saying the move benefits the students as far as increased engagement and class participation.

Chicago Tribune opinion writer Ted S...

August 9, 2016

*There will be no quarterback controversy in Cleveland…at least for the time being.

In a press release this morning, head coach Hue Jackson announced that Robert Griffin III has been named the starting quarterback for the upcoming season.

Read the full statement below:


August 4, 2016

*Here’s news of a very disturbing story concerning the killing of 23-year-old mother by Baltimore County police and shooting of a 5-year-old boy.

Authorities say the incident happened on Monday after the woman pointed a gun at officers and threatened to kill them during...

August 3, 2016

*When Kevin Singleton, 26, plotted his own escape from the Chowan County Jail on March 27, little did he know that the place he had resided in for the past seven months was actually safer than what lay ahead of him.

Now it’s too late to weigh the risks, because his deca...

August 3, 2016

*Tyrese Gibson announced on Monday (Aug. 1) that he and Rev Run will not be back on OWN for a second season of their talk show, “It’s Not You, It’s Men.”

The singer/actor took to Instagram to share the news with his followers, in addition to revealing the advice Oprah W...

August 3, 2016

*Since the abolishment of Jim Crow laws, individual states and cities have come up with new and more subversive tactics in attempts to suppress the black vote.

Last week, a U.S. appeals court struck down a North Carolina voter ID law that it said was specifically design...

August 3, 2016

This weeks show is what we like to call our Questions and Answers show. Any and everybody can let their voice be heard by emailing us any questions relating to the African American community at meccamedia360@yahoo.com. As the name of the program illustrates, we will an...

July 26, 2016

NATIONAL - The U.S. government's Special Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) provides access to food and health resources to low income women and their children. But now, the program is also helping families in anothe...

July 26, 2016

This is another installment of the weekly program titled, Black Thought Live with Hiram Akeem. On the program this week is concerned citizen and community activists Matt (the modern day John Brown) Terry. His passion for whats been going on (as far as Police officers k...

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