For the eighth election season, Afternoons with Amos has embarked on providing the most live interviews with candidates in the November 4th General and School Board Elections. Between now and Election Day, Afternoons with Amos will try and conduct as many as 90 live interviews with candidates for Federal, State, state legislative, Marion County, Marion County Township and Indianapolis […]

Running for a fourth term in Congress, Rep.Andre Carson, a candidates for the Democratic nomination for 7th District Congress appeared on Afternoons with Amos to take questions about his campaign from Amos and more importantly from listeners. Rep. Carson talked issues ranging from helping veterans, Medicaid, Medicare, Social Security, jobs, the Federal deficit and spending. […]

We’d been asking, begging, cajoling, lobbying and every strategy you could think of to get someone, anyone from the federal Government on Afternoons with Amos to begin to explain, in plain language the Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare) and to answer the questions the community has raised.  We finally were able to get Kathleen Falk, […]

They’re not the famed “Gladiators” of TV’s Scandal, but they are men and women trained to help solve a problem – getting you the facts about the the Affordable Care Act and getting you signed up for one of the new health insurance plans through the Federal Marketplace Exchange.  These helpers are called Navigators and […]

The population of African-Americans over the age of sixty-five is increasing as more Black “baby boomers” enter retirement age.  In Indianapolis/Marion County one-in-five senior citizens are African-American.  And that percentage will grow over the next several years.  Indy’s growing Black senior population is creating the need for more services.  But more importantly, its raising the […]

You’ve read in newspapers and magazines and heard it on TV and radio.  The hype from Washington that Social Security is going broke. That Medicare is on its last legs.  That the money people have paid into Social Security is all gone.  That the government can “raid” the cash from the Social Security Trust Fund.  […]

Under pressure after President Barack Obama gave a less than stellar performance in the first President Debate, Vice-President Joe Biden was under intense pressure to Stand and Deliver.  And in the Vice-Presidential debate Biden did, taking the fight to Rep. Paul Ryan, repeatedly challenging Ryan and Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s policies.  Using straight talk, […]

Audio Included in Post. Runs 51 Minutes ©2011 WTLC/Radio One. Legendary gospel superstar and minister of the Gospel, Pastor Shirley Caesar, joined Dr. Renard Murray, Acting Director, Minority Health for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid, in an extensive discussion of Medicare’s Open Enrollment Period for Part D. Pastor Caesar and Dr. Murray answered Amos’ […]

Audio Included in Post. Runs 17 Minutes. Audio ©2010 WTLC/Radio One. Crystal Thomas, Regional Director of the Department of Health and Human Services recently talked with Amos and Afternoons with Amos about the Open Enrollment period for Medicare.  In the interview Thomas talks about positive changes in medicare as part of the new Health Care […]