The Afternoons with Amos PODCAST For Thursday, October 22, 2015.  (Entire Show Is Open Lines Including More Community Reaction To Moves By IPS To Move Nearly All-Minority Schools In Favor Of High Performing Mostly White School In Meridian-Kessler). Listener and community outrage and concerned continued to be expressed over the announcement that the Indianapolis Public […]

The Afternoons with Amos PODCAST For Tuesday, August 25, 2015. (Interview on IndyGo Red Line Starts At 56:49 Mark On PODCAST Media Player). Indianapolis is moving closer to starting construct finding funding to construct a modern mass transit route. It’s called the Red Line and it would run from Westfield in northern Hamilton County through […]

The Walt Disney Company announced today it is partnering with the United Negro College Fund (UNCF) through a $1 million commitment to provide scholarships and…

An exciting new opportunity to help a high school senior attend college or an institution of higher learning has been created by UNCF.  It’s the UNCF/Honda Manufacturing of Indiana Scholarship Program. On Afternoons with Amos, Andrea Neely, Indiana UNCF Regional Development Director and Fred Payne, Department Manager, Corporate Affairs/Administration of Honda appeared to talk about […]

In an exclusive Afternoons with Amos interview, the President and CEO of UNCF (United Negro College Fund) talked with Amos about a number of key issues impacting the education of African-Americans.  In the interview Lomax talked with Amos about the financial health and vitality of HBCU’s and the impact of cutbacks (now rescinded) in the […]

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  On Tuesday, Rep. Charles Rangel joined Roland Martin on “NewsOne Now” to discuss President Barack Obama’s executive order to help millions of Americans lower their…

For nearly four decades Chaka Khan has been a major force in music, not just in America, but world wide.  Chaka Khan was in Indianapolis to perform at the annual UNCF Masked Ball Benefit Gala that annual raised hundreds of thousands of dollars in support of the the 37 colleges and universities supported by the […]

More African-Americans are attending college than ever before.  But the biggest challenge isn’t getting Blacks to enroll in college, its making sure they graduate.  And making sure that they’ve studied the college level courses in high school so they need to take remedial courses before they enter college.  On a special two hour Afternoons with […]

How do we improve Indianapolis schools and preschools? Afternoons with Amos turned itself into a special two hour Town Hall where listeners could share their views on making both K-12 and preschool better for African-American and all children. The special broadcast was part of the effort by What’s Possible Indy a collaboration wit between the […]

The Gospel Albums  this week give us a record  breaking  artist in the number 1 and number 2 positions and Chaka Khan is honored by UNCF.

Audio Clip Attached To This Post. Audio ©2009 WTLC/Radio One. Seven time Grammy Award winner Al Jarreau, who visits Indianapolis November 21st for the annual Indianapolis UNCF fundraiser, talked to Afternoons with Amos about his career and his upcoming visit.