Community Connection

Today we continue to carry on the legacy of Pastor Michael Jones, by continuing the broadcast. We spoke with both McDonalds and IMPD who are currently hiring. Homegoing services have been announced for Pastor Michael Jones. Visitation on Thursday August 4th 2pm – 8pm Progressive Baptist Church 4625 West 59th Street Indianapolis, IN Funeral Friday […]

Today on Community Connection we spoke on two very important topics. First, the Fire Department is hiring this month. If this is something you are interesting in, we encourage you to go to their website and contact them as the opportunity only shows up about once every 2-3 years. Our second topic was on tonight’s […]

Today Linda “LC” Clemons hosted Community Connection as we continue to mourn Michael K. Jones. In regards to the funeral arrangements, we will let all of you know as soon as we find out the details. Today we had on Dr. Teresa Martin, to speak to us on business and finance. She answered many of your […]

Today we continue to mourn the loss of our great host Michael K. Jones. We will continue to keep the community informed by making connections. Liz Faith Dixon hosted today. We hope everyone continues to keep the Jones home family, work family and church family in their prayers.

Today we continue to mourn the death of Michael K. Jones. Listen is as we speak to the Indiana Civil Rights Commission and Ebony Chappel of the Indianapolis Recorder.

Today we mourn the loss of our host, pastor, friend, family member, and mentor, Michael K. Jones. “His sudden death leaves a void in our hearts.” “An articulate and educated community and people ‘lover’, Pastor Michael K. Jones, an Indianapolis native joined Radio One in February 2016. His vibrant presentation and listener engagement style made […]

The rise of openly racist rhetoric has dramatically increased nation wide. Former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke is running for congress in Louisiana suggesting that he finally has a candidate in Donald Trump who supports everything he has always stood for. Representative Steven King suggested that White people contributed more to civilization than any […]

There have been so many Police action shootings of African Americans that our heads are spinning.  The shooting in North Miami, Florida, where a behavioral therapist attending to a person with autism was shot, is beyond description.  We talked about the shooting and asked what the story suggests for our community. We also took a […]

Black and Blue …. Today we talked with retired IMPD Assistant Chief Darryl Pierce about what it means to be both a black man and a police officer.  How does he handle the tension? How does he deal with racism and pressure on the police department? How does he process mistrust within his community because he […]

We spoke with Jeff Allen at the beginning of the broadcast to invite the community to a “Stop the violence Block Party” this upcoming weekend. We then spoke about the allegation of plagiarism lodged against Mrs. Trump after her speech at the Republican National Convention. What message does this send to our community? Finally, we […]

In memory of Amos Brown and in honor of our African American community, today we had our annual recap of Indiana Black Expo’s Summer Celebration. Great comments from you. Thank you for your input. Michael Jones

Diversity!  We begin today’s conversation discussing the townhall meeting hosted by President Obama on race and police.  We looked at his role in leading the conversation and we looked at having real diversity within the conversation.  Too often, African American women and their stories are not fully included. We continued our discussion by speaking diversity […]