Amos Brown had the longest air tenure of an African American in Indianapolis broadcasting. A graduate of Northwestern University, he began selling air time for WTLC radio where he eventually became station manager. He was the creator of the market’s first black-oriented talk show, “Afternoons with Amos.” The program and his weekly column in the Indianapolis Recorder, provided a powerful voice for concerns of African-Americans. He later was an executive for Radio One stations in Indiana. Brown died of a heart attack November 6, 2015, at the age of 64.