For over 40 years, Indianapolis broadcaster and community activist Amos Brown was a vocal champion on behalf of the city’s Black citizens. Brown passed away last Friday in his hometown of Chicago, leaving a huge void in the Black media space in the Circle City.
Amos C. Brown III, born December 18, 1950, first came to Indianapolis in 1975, working as a television and radio journalist for over a decade. In 1992, Brown launched the city’s first Black daily television news program, “The Noon Show
In 2004, Brown’s “Afternoons with Amos program debuted on Radio One’s WTLC-AM station. Brown was given the Spectrum Award in 2009 by the Indiana Broadcasters Association for an outstanding special-interest program. Brown was inducted into the Indianapolis Broadcasters Hall Of Fame in 2007.
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- we here at Praise 1300am are praying for the family and friends of Amos Brown and our sister station in Indianpolis WTLC-AM