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In his latest push for criminal justice reform, President Barack Obama on Monday will introduce new efforts to rehabilitate the formerly incarcerated, one of which includes banning the checkbox on employment applications that asks if a potential employee has ever been convicted of a crime.

The Afternoons with Amos PODCAST For Friday, August 14, 2015. (Chuck Brewer Interview Starts At 0:00:45 Mark On PODCAST Media Player). In his fourth Afternoons with Amos interview of the campaign, Republican mayor candidate Chuck Brewer appeared to talk about his 12 point Public Safety Plan.  In it Brewer would add a net increase of […]

The national unemployment rate for Blacks fell below 10 percent in the second quarter of 2015 for the first since 2007, reports the Wall Street…

The Afternoons with Amos PODCAST For Monday, August 3, 2015.  (Interview with Rep. Andre Carson Starts At 2:27 Mark On PODCAST Media Player). It’s the sixth straight year that Congressman Andre Carson has sponsored a job fair to help residents of his district find employment or upgrade their current employment. The Job Fair is this […]

A state panel appointed by New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo recommended a $6.25 increase in hourly wage for fast-food workers Wednesday, bringing minimum wage to…

The Afternoons with Amos PODCAST for Friday, June 12, 2015.  By now everyone knows that the race between Democrat Joe Hogsett, Republican Chuck Brewer and a yet to be named Libertarian candidate is the first open election for Indianapolis Mayor in sixteen years where the incumbent isn’t running for re-election.  So, with interest in the […]

Indianapolis has released a Plan of Action to help the Indianapolis community; organizations and agencies inside and outside of government to help improve the quality of life for African-American males ages 14 to 24.  The Plan of Action, released Tuesday, is part of Indianapolis’ Your Life Matters® Initiative in conjunction with Radio Stations Hot 96-3, […]

New census projections have revealed that white children will be outnumbered by children of color in the United States within the next five years. The rise…

New years bring new opportunities. For many, new jobs is definitely part of a new year. Share these 4 things and you will be on the  right path.  You…

New years bring new opportunities. For many, new jobs is definitely part of a new year. Share these 4 things and you will be on the  right path.  You…

All during the 2014 Election, Afternoons with Amos has aired an unprecedented number of live interviews with candidates running for office.  In the Fall election, some fifty-four different candidates were interviewed live in extensive interviews that included questions and concerns from Afternoons with Amos listeners and the community.  Incumbent three term Congressman Andre Carson was […]