The Afternoons with Amos PODCAST For Thursday, October 1, 2015. (Interview With Indiana Black Legislators On Bill Crawford’s Life Starts At 3:29 Mark On PODCAST Media Player). Bill Crawford not only had HIS Family, he also had his LEGISLATIVE Family.  In a poignant, emotional but […]

The Afternoons with Amos PODCAST for Friday, May 15, 2015 Since April, Afternoons with Amos has provided an opportunity to Black State Senators and Representatives to appear on the third Friday of the month to hear from the community and to share what they and other African-American lawmakers are doing. Senator Greg Taylor and Representative […]

Every week, members of the Indiana Black Legislative Caucus, the eleven Black men and women representing Indiana’s African-American community in the Indiana Legislature, will be appearing on Afternoons with Amos to update the community on upcoming legislative issues and to hear community concerns; especially about state government.  This week State Senator Greg Taylor, a Vice-Chair […]

In the midst of battling a Republican legislative supermajority that one African-American legislator describes as “mean spirited”,  members and leadership of the Indiana Black Legislative Caucus (IBLC), the African-American State Senators and State Representatives appeared on a special edition of Afternoons with Amos to explain to the community what issues they’re been fighting for and […]

Tributes and warm remembrances are pouring in on the occasion of the passing of William G. (Bill) Mays who died Thursday, Dec 4th at 69.  On Friday’s Afternoons with Amos, Amos Brown shared some of Bill Mays’ many accomplishments and historymaking achievements with listeners.  On behalf of the Family, Bill Mays’ niece Carolene Mays-Medley, the […]

In the first weeks of Afternoons with Amos ten years ago, I had a caller, nearly in tears, as he talked about his problems not getting a decent job. Seems because he’d served time for a crime, but had lived crime free for over ten years. Despite his clean record and “turning his life to […]

As the Indiana Legislature enters its crucial final two weeks, Afternoons with Amos broadcast live from the State House talking with numerous legislators about issues still left unresolved.  Major issues include how to deal with falling revenues at Indiana’s gambling casinos and horse racing tracks. Whether the State should provide dollars to help pay for […]

In February 2004, Afternoons with Amos and WTLC-AM became the first radio station in Indiana to originate a live broadcast from the Indiana State House while the Indiana Legislature was in session.  During those ten years, the program has interviewed scores of legislators, of both parties, along with citizens, lobbyists, community activities and just plain […]

In an unforgettable special Afternoons with Amos, friends colleagues and community leaders gathered to share their memories and living history and testimony on the life, legacy and achievements of the late State Senator Glenn Howard who died July 2nd at the age of 72. Appearing on the program were longtime Howard friends State Representative Bill […]

Audio Included in Post. Audio ©2010 WTLC/Radio One. Six years ago, Afternoons with Amos was the first Indiana radio program to broadcast live from the State House during the Indiana general Assembly’s session. That tradition continued this week as AWA broadcast from outside the House of Representatives Chamber. In this segment State Representative John Bartlett […]