Circle city classic

Circle City Classic Weekend The Classic football game has always featured competitive matchups, and this year is no different as Central State University takes on Kentucky State University. The weekend is about so much more than football, though. Don’t miss the parade, pep rally, cabaret, fan fest, battle of the bands, and post-game concert with […]

@kwellscomm PraiseIndy.com News & Sports Good day as Circle City Classic events continue, making for a busy weekend. More below… Indianapolis Metro Police detectives aren’t saying much about a double homicide on the city’s west side. IMPD officers found a man and a woman dead in a home on Thursday in the 3500 block of Soaring Eagle Court. Police say […]

The Afternoons with Amos PODCAST For Monday, September 28, 2015.  (Community’s Evaluation of Circle City Classic Is Most Of PODCAST And Starts At 24:36 On PODCAST Media Player). Since Afternoons with Amos began in 2004, at the end of each year’s Circle City Classic, the audience and community is invited to call, e-mail or text […]

The Afternoons with Amos PODCAST For Friday, September 11, 2015.  (Amos Commentary On Danger To Black Community On Judge Election Court Ruling Starts At 4:39 Mark On PODCAST Media Player). Earlier in the week the a Federal Appeals Court in Chicago upheld a local Federal court ruling that Marion County’s system of electing Superior Court Judges is Unconstitutional. […]

He was successful running what was then one of the biggest African-American sporting events in the country – the Circle City Classic.  He was a Executive Vice-President with the organization that put on the Best Super Bowl ever in Indy in 2012.  He’s Tony Mason.  Last October he became only the third President of the […]

In 2014 Afternoons with Amos put many of our newsmaker stories and interviews here on line at PraiseIndy.Com for you to listen to and read, if you missed the original broadcast.  What follows are the TEN Stories and Interviews that PraiseIndy.Com users clicked on the most during 2014. LAWRENCE NORTH GIRLS BASKETBALL TEAM EXPERIENCES RACIST […]

For thirty-one years the Circle City Classic has been a Crown Jewel event of Indianapolis and Indiana’s African-American community. For several years during the 1990’s, the Classic literally sold out the old RCA Dome. Up through 2008, the Classic had attendance no lower than the forty thousand range.  During the worst of the recession, Circle […]

Ten years ago, our community lost one of our giants, Rev. Charles Williams, the vision behind the growth of Indiana Black Expo in the 1980’s, 1990’s and the early years of the 21st century and the vision behind and Founder of the Circle City Classic.  In honor of the tenth year since his passing, Central […]

The 30th Anniversary Circle City Classic attracted a little better attendance to both the Game and the Parade, but problems still remain.  The Indianapolis Star reported that 22,537 persons attended this year’s Classic.  Slightly more than last year.  On a special Afternoons with Amos, the community weighed in with what was good about this year’s […]

The Circle City Classic events continue today.  The Indianapolis Black Alumni Council hosts its 34th Annual HBCU College Fair which is a part of Circle City Classic’s education mission.  Students and their families can meet college recruiters from 6 to 9 p.m. at Crispus Attucks Magnet High School located at 10th and Dr. Martin Luther King Street.

  The Circle City Classic is next weekend and the events start this week. Wed. Oct. 6 is the Prayer and Praise Service at Eastern Star Church – Cooper Rd. Campus, with special guest Vashawn Mitchell 7pm To see all the other events click here