Indianapolis Mayor’s race

This year marks the first Indianapolis Mayoral election in sixteen years where the incumbent isn’t seeking re-election.  As part of the 11th Anniversary of Afternoons with Amos, the program invited the major candidates running for both the Republican and Democratic nominations to succeed Mayor Greg Ballard to appear in live one hour interviews with Amos […]

In an extended live Afternoons with Amos interview, Public Safety Director Troy Riggs talked passionately about plans for 2015 to make Indianapolis neighborhoods safer and made news in the Indianapolis Mayor’s Race. Talking with Amos, Riggs talked about how the various departments in Public Safety, including the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department, Indianapolis Fire Department, Animal […]

Sam Carson, son of the late, venerated Congresswoman Julia Carson again is running for Mayor of Indianapolis. Carson announced his candidacy in an exclusive Afternoons with Amos appearance Monday.  Carson, who ran in the 2007 Democratic Primary for Indianapolis Mayor, came in second in the contest with Melina Kennedy and Ron Gibson garnering 12.2% of […]

In his first Afternoons with Amos interview as a mayoral candidate, Joe Hogsett, candidate for the Democratic nomination for Mayor covered a wide range of issues with Amos and listeners.  Hogsett amplified on his remarks last week at King Park when he talked about the need to try to bring the city together to tackle […]

In his first interview on Afternoons with Amos, State Representative Ed DeLaney, who is one of three running for the Democratic nomination for Indianapolis Mayor, came out swinging against Mayor Greg Ballard’s proposals to expand preschool and his plan to hire more police.  DeLaney, a three term state representative who surprisingly is unopposed (no Republican […]

An energized and animated Joe Hogsett talked passionately about the need for better leadership in Indianapolis as he opened the door wide for an expected run for Indianapolis Mayor next year.  In an live in-depth Afternoons with Amos interview, Hogsett explained why he left the position as US Attorney to return to private life and […]

Audio Included in Post. Runs 15 Minutes ©2011 WTLC/Radio One. Democratic Mayoral candidate Melina Kennedy blasted the continued high unemployment and lack of leadership of incumbent Mayor Greg Ballard in an interview with Indy’s Black media. Kennedy appeared on Afternoons with Amos and answered questions from Amos and the Indianapolis Recorder. Kennedy talked about education […]

Audio Included in Post. Runs 19 Minutes ©2011 WTLC/Radio One. Democratic Mayoral candidate Melina Kennedy talked about her plan to increase jobs for Indianapolis residents. She talked with Amos and explained her plans to concentrate the city’s efforts on strengthening small business, encourage entrepeneurs and minority businesses and cut the obstacles city government pouts in […]

Audio Included in Post. Runs 54 Minutes. Audio ©2011 WTLC/Radio One. In his first Black media appearance in over a year, Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard covered a wide variety of subjects with Afternoons with Amos Host Amos Brown. Mayor Ballard defended his economic development and job creation efforts. He also strongly and some times defensively […]