@kwellscomm  PraiseIndy.com News & Sports  — A rally based on inclusion and belonging is being held in Indianapolis on this busy Friday as the Inauguration and swearing-in of the 45th American president is underway in Washington D.C. Local organizers say this rally is, “intended to celebrate and affirm Indy as a welcoming and supportive community.” It’s a […]

@kwellscomm  PraiseIndy.com Health & Community News  —  It’s World AIDS Day today. The AIDS epidemic began back in 1981 claiming lives here in the United States and across the globe. However these days, people are living longer lives due to adherence to HIV medications and treatment. Indianapolis has been a leader in the fight against […]

@kwellscomm  PraiseIndy.com News & Sports  — Air conditioner maker Carrier is changing its mind about moving thousands of manufacturing jobs from here in Indianapolis to Mexico. The New York Times reports President-elect Donald Trump and Indiana Governor/Vice President-elect Mike Pence have reached a deal with the company to keep close to a thousand of those jobs […]

  @kwellscomm PraiseIndy.com News & Sports… It’s too soon to say that ‘suspect’ voter lists are evidence of voter fraud. That’s the word from Marion County Prosecutor Terry Curry, a Democrat who’s also the top prosecutor here in this county. Curry is pushing back on the Indiana State Police’s claims they’ve have found evidence of […]

@kwellscomm PraiseIndy.com News Indiana reaction is pouring in, in the wake of a sniper executing a shooting rampage in Dallas Texas that left five Dallas police officers dead and seven others critically injured Thursday night. Indiana Representative Andre’ Carson: Indiana Representative Susan Brooks: “Last night’s ambush on a peaceful protest and on the law enforcement community […]

Kim’s PraiseIndy.com Local and National News & Sports Headlines Good day to you on this last day of March. The worst of the storms are expected well to the south of Indianapolis, but here in the city, we could still see some severe weather this evening. The National Weather Service says southern Indiana is in the […]

A community forum is taking place right now in Indy on the northeast side to observe National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day–an event which highlights the importance of education, prevention, testing, treatment, services and advocacy in the Black Community around the issue of HIV/AIDS. Friday’s event is helmed by the Minority Health Coalition of Marion County with […]

The Afternoons with Amos PODCAST For Friday, September 18, 2015 Features An EXCLUSIVE SPECIAL REPORT: Release of 2014 Census American Community Survey (ACS) Data. Seven years after the Great Recession began in 2008, and five years after it officially ended in 2010, there is a bit of evidence that while unemployment is falling, income growth […]

The county health agency joins forces today with a local organization known for fighting in the trenches for social and economic equality to provide free health services to the Indianapolis community to stem a rising epidemic. The Marion County Public Health Department’s Substance Use Outreach Services Program and the Indianapolis Urban League are hosting free […]

The Afternoons with Amos PODCAST For Friday, June 19, 2015. (Interview Starts at 01:31 Mark On the PODCAST Media Player) Kevin Chavous is an Indianapolis native who has become one of the foremost spokespersons for education reform and school choice inn the country. A self proclaimed Voice for America’s Children, this former Washington DC City Councilman, […]

He was successful running what was then one of the biggest African-American sporting events in the country – the Circle City Classic.  He was a Executive Vice-President with the organization that put on the Best Super Bowl ever in Indy in 2012.  He’s Tony Mason.  Last October he became only the third President of the […]

One of Indianapolis’ key overall institutions and a critical institution in the African-American community – the Indianapolis Urban League – has named a new leader. Tony Mason, who led the Circle City Classic during its glory years in the last decade and as Senior Vice-President of Indy’s Super Bowl Committee engaged the minority businesses and […]