The Afternoons with Amos PODCAST For Monday, October 12, 2015. (Interview With Leadership of The Indianapolis Recorder Starts At 4:15 Mark On PODCAST Media Player).    It is the fourth oldest Black newspaper in the country. It is one of the oldest Black institutions in Indianapolis.  It is the oldest newspaper – daily or weekly […]

The Afternoons with Amos PODCAST For Wednesday, August 19, 2016. City-County Council President Maggie Lewis may hold things down when she’s presiding over a raucous Council meeting, but she found it’s nothing like sitting in “the big chair” filling in on Afternoons with Amos. But during her fill-in while Amos had the day off, Council […]

Indy’s own Al The Bishop Hobbs went from labor to reward this week. Here’s a write up from the The Bell Report. According to Vice Chairman at Large of The Gospel Music Workshop of America and Chairman of the Gospel Announcers Guild, Al “The Bishop” Hobbs “Called from Labor to Reward” On Thursday July […]

The 2014 Women’s Empowerment Series promises to be bigger and better than ever. The series, hosted by Radio-One Inc. (WHHH-FM, WTLC-FM and WTLC-AM), will be the first event held in the newly renovated Indiana State Fairgrounds Coliseum on April 26 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. “We wanted to enhance it because we believe the […]

Carmel, Indiana is one of the nation’s most affluent suburbs. Even for African-American families, where median Black family income is $114,028. Despite two parent affluent Black families with children, new data released by the Federal Government shows that Black students in the Carmel public schools as well as other s districts in Indianapolis’ suburbs, are […]

Forty-four years ago, the organizers of something new for Indy – something called Indiana Black Expo – visited the offices of the city and state’s leading Black newspaper to ask for support. The owner/publisher Marcus Stewart Sr., sat and listened. He could’ve told the new Black Expo to pay for their ads. But he didn’t. […]

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 […]

Usually I keep separate what I say on our Afternoons with Amos program and what I write each week in my Indianapolis Recorder newspaper column. But in the past several weeks, I’ve been concerned about the lack of Leadership in Indianapolis. Both a lack of overall leadership and a lack of leadership in the Indianapolis […]

UPDATED WITH NEW INFORMATION & LINKS: The Indianapolis Recorder, nation’s third oldest Black newspaper, has joined the chorus of community reaction and concern about last weekend’s 29th Circle City Classic Football Game and Parade. The community reaction was strong and spirited on the annual Community Evaluation of Classic on Afternoons with Amos, Monday. Now the […]

Audio Included in Post. Runs 67 Minutes ©2011 WTLC/Radio One. The leadership of America’s third oldest Black newspaper, The Indianapolis Recorder, visited Afternoons with Amos for an indepth interview and interaction with listeners and community. The Recorder explained a new service where you can search, for free, past Recorder issues from the 1890’s to 2005 […]

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 29 Minutes. Audio ©2010 WTLC/Radio One. Democratic candidate for Marion County Prosecutor Terry Curry made his final visit of the campaign to Afternoons with Amos. Curry discussed a wide range of topics with Amos, listeners and reporters and editors of the Indianapolis Recorder. Here the interview above.