Cong. Andre Carson

The Afternoons with Amos PODCAST for Monday, June 15, 2015.  Two major subjects to start out the week. Rep. Andre Carson talked about the battle over trade in Congress and other pressing issues while listeners reacted to the story about Rachel Dolezal who resigned Monday morning as President of the Spokane Washington NAACP, after a […]

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 […]

The announcement that Attorney General Eric Holder, the first African-American US Attorney general and the fourth longest tenured Attorney general has hit African-Americans hard.  In an exclusive interview on Afternoons with Amos from the Congressional Black Caucus Weekend activities in Washington, Congressman Andre Carson commented on to Holder’s service to the country and the community […]

LISTENER REACTION JUST ADDED! Ten years ago, February 2, 2004 Afternoons with Amos began on AM1310 The Light. And quickly established itself as a talkshow that dared to break broadcasting barriers and truly be the Talk Show of Record for Indianapolis’ African-American community.  To commemorate Afternoons with Amos’ 10th Anniversary, the program gathered a cross […]

So far in the new year 2014, homicides in Indianapolis are running ahead of the same period in 2013.  As of January 24th there were 12 homicides so far in Indianapolis/Marion County for 2014.  At this same date in 2013, there were 11.  So we’re slightly ahead of the 2013 record pace.  Recently on Afternoons […]

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 […]

Not waiting for the opinion of the US Supreme Court, Republican candidate for 7th District Congress Carlos May endorses a system where the State of Indiana, working with other states, would create their own health care plan for state residents. In his first campaign appearance on Afternoons with Amos, May explained to Amos and listeners […]

Click Above To Hear Full Interviews. Runs 48 Minutes ©2012 WTLC/Radio One. Rev. Ajabu starts at 00:00 mark. Cong. Carson at the 33:20 mark. Congressman Andre Carson and Independent Congressional Candidate Rev. Mmoja Ajabu strongly disagreed on sanctions on the repressive government of Zimbabwe and other issues in separate spirited interviews on Afternoons with Amos. […]

Audio Included in Post. Runs 16 Minutes. Audio ©2011 WTLC/Radio One. Congressman Andre Carson and Democratic Mayoral candidate Melina Kennedy react to President Barack Obama’s speech at Allison Transmission.  Cong. Carson flew out from Washington on Air Force One with the President. While Kennedy was able to meet one-on-one with President Obama.  Hear both talk […]

Indianapolis Congressman Andre Carson met Wednesday with President Barack Obama in the Oval Office at the White House. Cong. Carson was joined by the Chairman and Executive Committee of the Congressional Black Caucus. The Caucus members discussed a wide range of issues domestic and foreign with the President.

Audio Included in Post. Runs 51 Minutes. Audio©2011 WTLC/Radio One. Congressman Andre Carson spent nearly an hour talking with Afternoons with Amos listeners about Libya, jobs, the economy, getting the Justice Department more involved in issues of police abuse of power and civil rights violations in Indy, health care and lots more.  Hear the complete […]

Audio Included in Post. Runs 11 Minutes. Audio ©2011 WTLC/Radio One. Congressman Carson watched the State of the Union speech in a special spot. Inside the House of Representatives chamber in Washington. Carson shared his reactions to President Barack Obama’s Speech on Afternoons with Amos.