The Afternoons with Amos PODCAST For Monday, October 26, 2015. (Interview with Author Muhammad Siddeeq About His Book On The Infamous Michael Taylor Case Starts At 4:56 Mark On PODCAST Media Player). For 28 years the case of Michael Taylor, a young Black youth arrested for an alleged offense who has handcuffed and placed in […]

The Afternoons with Amos PODCAST For Tuesday, July 21, 2015. Afternoons with Amos listeners had plenty to say about the controversial traffic stop and then subsequent of 28-year-old Sandra Bland, from the Chicago suburb of Naperville who went to Waller County, Texas to get a job at Prairie View University, was involved in a controversial […]

Two of the young activists who have organized and held protests in the Ferguson and St. Louis areas protesting the death of Michael Brown and other injustices and atrocities against young African-Americans appeared on Afternoons with Amos to talk about the situation in Ferguson, the mood of young people and young activists and much more.  […]

Racial profiling of African-Americans and other minorities by predominately white police forces is a problem that not occurs in the United States, but also in countries around the world towards those countries minority citizens.  In the wake of the Michael Brown case in Ferguson, and other concerns about profiling in Central Indiana, the Indianapolis Star […]

During a special edition of Afternoons with Amos, Indianapolis reacted with anger, sorrow and a desire and strong resolve for action in the aftermath of the decision by a St. Louis County Grand Jury not to press charges against Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson for the death of 18 year old Michael Brown. A huge […]

A St. Louis County Grand Jury voted to not to charge Ferguson, Missouri Police Officer Darrin Wilson with any criminal charges for the shooting death of Michael Brown. The incident, which occurred on August 9th, sparked worldwide protests and condemnation and an intense examination into police practices and procedures, not just in small suburban communities, […]

Rep. Andre Carson talked live to Afternoons with Amos on the situation in Ferguson, Missouri and the controversial shooting and killing by police of 18 year old Michael Brown that has captivated and enraged African-Americans here and people worldwide.  Rep. Carson talked about the role that his Congressional Colleague Rep. William Lacy Clay, who represents […]

The City of Indianapolis has settled a Federal civil lawsuit brought by Brandon Johnson the Indianapolis teen beaten by Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Officers three years ago.  The settlement was reached last week in a Federal Court nearly three years after Johnson was beaten severely around the face in an altercation with police that angered many […]

Troy Riggs, the new Public Safety Director for Indianapolis/Marion County, talked frankly about diversity in the Police Department and allegations of police brutality and misconduct where he formerly worked. Riggs, a twenty year veteran of the Louisville Police Department, was named by Mayor Greg Ballard to run the city’s Police, Fire and other public safety […]

Audio Included in Post. Runs 43 Minutes ©2011 WTLC/Radio One. US Attorney Joe Hogsett engaged Afternoons with Amos listeners in his efforts to get more community involvement in the fight against guns and crime in Indianapolis. Hogsett also came face to face with listener and community frustrations over crime. Including crimes committed by law enforcement, […]

The Rev. Al Sharpton returns to Indianapolis this Wednesday, November 17th,  7pm At Eastern Star Church ,5750 East 30th Street to headline a “Together We Stand”  Rally. The Baptist Ministers Alliance, which is sponsoring the event, is encouraging the entire community to attend. Rev. Al Sharpton, President Of The National Action Network, is expected to […]

Audio Included in Post. Runs 41 Minutes. ©2010 WTLC/Radio One. The President and First Vice-President of the Greater Indianapolis Branch of the NAACP appeared on Afternoons with Amos to talk with the community about some of the organizations events, activities, priorities and stands on pressing issues affecting the African-American community. Hear President Crystal Ratcliff and […]