For several months a broad cross section of community leaders, from elected officials to grassroots leaders along with police officers and ex-offenders met in a series of task force and reaction sessions to develop an Action Plan to help reduce crime and violence in Indianapolis.  Besides drawing on great local ideas, the Task Force talked […]

A new crime prevention plan is being unveiled Tuesday in Indianapolis. This plan was developed by more than 60 local community organizations and invites people to become “violence interrupters.”  Forest Manor Multi-Services Center chief executive officer, Regina Marsh, said community members will be trained to resolve a conflict before violence happens. For more info on the […]

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 […]

Audio Included in Post. Runs 54 Minutes ©2011 WTLC/Radio One. This week’s Campaign Tuesday featured Democratic Indianapolis City-County Council candidates from the city/county’s northside. Candidates Councilman Jose Evans – Dist 1 (Northwest and Central Pike Township), Councilwoman Angela Mansfield – Dist 2 (Western Washington Township), Len Farber – Dist 3 (Central Washington Township, including Nora […]