Some great people passed away in 2015. Our very own Amos Brown went to be with the Lord this November and we also said good bye to Bill Crawford who was was a Democratic member of the Indiana House of Representatives, representing the 98th District from 1972 to 2012. We also lost a gospel great Andrae […]

Get In The Know With Kim’s Friday’s Local and National News & Sports Headlines Good morning on this cloudy Friday in Indy… The man who spent 40 years in the Indiana General Assembly, chaired the powerful House Ways and Means Committee and was the longest serving African American legislator in the nation is being remembered today. […]

The Afternoons with Amos PODCAST For Wednesday, September 30, 2015. Three Indiana Governors, two Indianapolis Mayors and a variety of Indianapolis community leaders and activists came together to put the career and life of the late Bill Crawford into perspective in a special Afternoons with Amos,  Guests talked about Crawford’s life well lived, his devotion […]

NEW INFORMATION! REACTION FROM STATE & LOCAL LEADERS. JUST ADDED, AUDIO OF REACTION TO BILL CRAWFORD PASSING FROM INDY COMMUNITY & INTERVIEWS WITH REP. ANDRE CARSON AND BILL CRAWFORD’S SON DARREN!  Former Indiana State Representative William A. (Bill) Crawford has died after waging a heroic battle with a recent illness, his family announced. He was […]

The Afternoons with Amos PODCAST For Monday, August 17, 2015. (Discussion With Bill Crawford About Life of Julian Bonds Begins At 57:05 Mark On PODCAST Media Player). In the pantheon of civil rights heroes Julian Bond ranks among the top.  Son of educators, Julian Bond started his career as an organizer and leader of the […]

The Afternoons with Amos PODCAST For Thursday, June 18, 2015. It’s the worst mass shooting in an American church or house of worship in twenty-four years. Not since nine were killed in a Buddhist Temple in Phoenix Arizona.  On a special edition of Afternoons with Amos, Indianapolis reacted to the deaths of nine people – […]

Earl Harris, one of just twelve African-Americans in the Indiana General Assembly, who represented East Chicago since 1982, died Monday, March 23 at the age of 73. Rep. Harris represented the 2nd District in the Indiana House, which included portions of western Lake County. Said Governor Mike Pence of Rep. Earl Harris, “I was deeply […]

While President Barack Obama was giving one of the most moving speeches of his Presidency at the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama on the 50th Anniversary of “Bloody Sunday”, hundreds of Indianapolis area residents gathered at Light of the World Church in a solidarity rally and March called “Selma Is Now. The purpose of […]

The phrase “Black Lives Matter” has been said a lot in recent months.  But in Indianapolis there’s been a demonstration of the Impact that One Black Life Can Have. In a Special Broadcast, longtime friends, business partners, mentors, professional colleagues, community and civic leaders gathered for a moving, touching, humourous and melancholy tribute to a […]

91 World Leaders are traveling to celebrate the life of Nelson Mandela in South Africa…. but our Local Leaders traveled to the Indiana State House to honor a great humanitarian, Nelson Mandela yesterday. Congressman Andre Carson, State Representative Bill Crawford and Greg Porter were just a few of the names to mention…. click here to […]

                          In a special two hour broadcast, AM1310 The Light remembered the Life and Legacy of Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, known affectionately to the South African people and the world as Madiba. Amos Brown, who anchored the only live broadcast on WTLC-AM of Nelson Mandela’s 1993 visit to Indianapolis, hosted this special broadcast aling with commentator […]

In a remarkable, stunning interview, Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard seemed to lose it attacking local Democrats for opposing his plans to increase mayoral power in what Democrats and some Republicans call a UniGov Power Grab.  Interviewed Saturday on AM1310 The Light’s Unity in the Community program, Mayor Ballard said that the increased powers he’s requesting […]