Flanner House

The Afternoons with Amos PODCAST For Thursday, September 17, 2015. (Interview With BioCrossroads and Central Indiana Corporate Partnership and Flanner House About 16 Tech Starts At 3:25 Mark On PODCAST Media Player). Indianapolis, the city, was founded at the junction of the White River and Fall Creek, just northeast of the corner of 10th Street […]

The Afternoons with Amos PODCAST For Monday, August 10, 2015.  (Interview With Caitlin Hannon Starts At 1:08:52 On PODCAST Media Player). In the first resignation from the IPS School Board in eight years, Caitlin Hannon announced Monday she was resigning from the Board to start work creating an educational non-profit. Hannon who was elected in […]

  By now the community knows that Flanner House Elementary Charter School is to be closed because of evidence of cheating on ISTEP tests the past two years. But, when I stopped by Flanner House Elementary Charter School on Friday to attend a meeting parents had with school and city officials, this sight greeted me. […]

For 116 years, since 1898, Flanner House has served first Indianapolis’ “colored”, then Negro, then Black, and now its African-American community with programs and services.  Flanner House, now located at 24th and Martin Luther King in Watkins Park, is the oldest community center serving Indianapolis’ African-American population.  The Center’s current Executive Director, Wilbert Buckner appeared […]

Residents and supporters of an historic Indianapolis neighborhood, one that played a significant part in Indianapolis’ African-American history, are vowing to fight attempts to raze part of their neighborhood for a retail development.  The Flanner House Homes, located just north of historic Crispus Attucks High School, between Fall Creek and Dr. MLK Street, is endangered […]

After being blasted by media and politicians for having the poorest scores in the recent IRead 3rd grade reading tests, Flanner House Charter School’s 3rd graders showed fought back with near perfect scores on ISTEP English/Language Arts tests. Afternoons with Amos broadcast live from the northside charter school to hear the FACTS from teachers and […]