On Thursday's edition of NewsOne Now, Tamika Mallory from the NY Justice League and Melina Abdullah, PhD, Professor at Cal State LA and Black Lives Matter movement member, responded to Lewis' remarks.


Roland Martin and NewsOne Now took one last look back at the year that was with the NewsOne Now Memorable Moments Special. Check out a few of those moments below. Controversial Milwaukee Sheriff David Clarke Talks Black Lives Matter, Racist Cops, & More In a highly contested and confrontational interview, Roland Martin, host of TV One’s […]

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In a highly contested and confrontational interview, Roland Martin, host of TV One's NewsOne Now, and Milwaukee Sheriff David Clarke discussed Clarke's views on the Black Lives Matter movement.

Why do we need to be passionate about the fact that YOUR LIFE MATTERS? Here’s a reason why. On February 1st, at a birthday party at a private residence in a relatively crime free neighborhood in southwestern Washington Township, near 38th & Kessler, 13 year old DeAndre Knox was attending his first party without his […]

Leaders of the Democratic majority in Indianapolis’ City-County Council slammed Mayor Greg Ballard’s 2014 State of the City Speech.  Appearing on Afternoons with Amos, Council President Maggie Lewis, Vice-President John Barth and Majority Leader Monroe Gray assailed Ballard for a speech with plenty of platitudes but no solutions to Indianapolis’ pressing problems.  Council President Lewis […]

Indianapolis, like many American cities, is suffering this year from an explosion in street violence.  Violence, murders and assaults with deadly weapons, has caused Indy homicide rate to be 50% higher this year so far. Now, Indianapolis has joined forty-nine other cities in a unique partnership program to help reduce and end Black-on-Black violence.  The […]

For 43 years first on FM and then on AM and FM, WTLC has broadcast live from Indiana Black Expo and made news and controversy as WTLC personalities and hosts interviewed elected officials and community leaders at Expo time about key issues facing Indianapolis’ African-American community.  This year’s 43rd Indiana Black Expo was no exception. […]

AFTERNOONS WITH AMOS EXCLUSIVE: Memphis, Tennessee is suffering from the same surge and scourge of violence, especially Black-on-Black violence as many other cities, including Indianapolis.  But Memphis, the nation’s 20th largest city, has created an innovative, bold plan to help stop the violence and find meaningful solutions and hope for its young people.  The effort […]

Like the rest of the nation, Indianapolis expressed outrage, calm anger and a desire to figure out where the African-American goes from here in the wake of the George Zimmerman verdict.  During AM1310 the Light’s Afternoons with Amos, Indianapolis residents had their say about the verdict that found George Zimmerman not guilty in the murder […]

It’s been four months since two brothers, Andre Sennett-Harrod and LaVonne Harrod were murdered in the wee hours of June 17th near 38th and Georgetown Road.  Despite leads and tips, the trail is cold; no information has come in leading to the arrest of the murderers. The family of Andre and LaVonne appeared on Afternoons […]

A mother who lost her son to violence gave an emotional appeal to Afternoons with Amos listeners beseeching them that it was time for the Indianapolis community to come together to end violence. Sharon Dunston appeared with Amos to talk about her ordeal when her son was murdered late last year. Dunston and Rev. Byron […]

This article is Part 2 of “San Fran Youth Are In A Perpetual State Of Grief,” a NewsOne original feature on the post-tramautic stress disorder…