Nobel Peace Prize winner Archbishop Desmond Tutu is under doctors’ care in a hospital in South Africa after being unable to shake an infection. Tutu’s daughter expects her 83-year-old to be released from the hospital in Cape Town in the next few days. The archbishop won the 1984 Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts to end […]

Get In the Know With Kim’s Friday News & Headlines Two men have been discovered dead inside a car Friday morning. Indianapolis metro police are on the scene investigating in the 3900 block of Southeastern Avenue. IMPD was called to the scene just after 8 a.m. This is a developing story at this press time. For updates, click HERE. Mayor Greg Ballard has […]

News and Headlines with Kim Wells Today is the last day to register to vote for the November 4th election in Indiana. Hoosiers can register online at or by using the new Indiana Voters app.  Registration forms are also available at the Bureau of Motor Vehicles, at any county clerk’s office or county voter […]

Here’s what’s going on in the headlines Friday… Metro police are investigating a shooting that occurred around 3:30 a.m. Friday morning in the 1700 block of Countryside Drive on the city’s far west side. The male victim suffered multiple gunshot wounds to the abdomen and is in critical condition at Eskenazi Hospital. The victim and the suspect who […]

The Indianapolis Association of Black Journalists (IABJ) is holding a Summer Multimedia Workshop for high school aged students June 22-28 at Butler University. This workshop is an opportunity for teens to learn print and broadcast journalism, social media, backpack journalism and public relations disciplines from this city’s media professionals and top-flight media professors in a residential collegiate setting. IABJ president and […]

EXCLUSIVE FIRST PERSON STORY! For a number of years I’ve been the MC/Moderator at Butler University’s Celebration of Diversity Lecture Series.  This week, the Series featured former First Lady Laura Bush.  My role at the event was to ask questions of Mrs. Bush submitted in advance by Butler students, faculty and staff. The ground rules […]

Last night I had the pleasure to be front and center to hear Dr. Maya Angelou speak at Clowes Hall on the campus of Butler University. Dr. Angelou spoke about how she wanted us to become “Rainbows in the Clouds” To be a “Rainbow in the Cloud” is to be a person who lives a […]

Dr. Maya Angelou will open Butler University’s 2013-2014 Celebration of Diversity Distinguished Lecture Series at 7:30 p.m. TONIGHT at Clowes Memorial Hall. Although all the tickets have been distributed those who don’t get them may line up outside Clowes Hall. Open seats will be released to those without tickets at 7:15 p.m. Tickets for her previously […]

EXCLUSIVE – 1ST PERSON REPORT: It was one of the honors of my career to meet living world history. Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Nobel Peace Prize winner for his efforts at ending the brutal apartheid system in South Africa and bringing real democracy to that country was in Butler University’s Clowes Hall to speak and hear […]

Some 40,000 in the Indianapolis area received a hot Thanksgiving Dinner with all the trimmings courtesy of the annual Mozel Sanders Thanksgiving Dinner effort.  Scores of volunteers packed Butler University’s Atherton Hall for the 41st edition of this annual, unique Indianapolis event sponsored by the Mozel Sanders Foundation and scores of other organizations, including the […]

Click Above to hear Interview. Runs 14 Minutes ©2011 WTLC/Radio One. Amos and Afternoons with Amos sat down recently with the new President of Butler University Dr. James Danko.  They discussed his goals for the university, diversity, academics and more.

  By Contributing Writer: Tony Lamont The Butler Bulldogs and the Wisconsin Badgers took to the court in New Orleans to see which team would be going to the “Elite Eight” of the Men’s NCAA Basketball Championship. The early scouting reports for both teams had them matched-up pretty evenly, with Wisconsin having an edge in […]