Audio©2009 WTLC/Radio One. Thomas Perez, the new Assistant Attorney General in the US department of Justice heads the Department’s Civil Rights Division. Perez visited Indy Friday to highlight Attorney General Eric Holder’s and President Barack Obama‘s committment to civil rights and fighting hate crimes.  Perez was celebrating prison terms given to three men who burneda cross on the lawn of an African-American family in Muncie.

Afternoons with Amos was the only Indianapolis radio or TV station to speak exclusively with the chief enforcer of the nation’s civil rights laws. Click the box above to hear Amos’ interview.