- Associated Press - Sunday, November 8, 2015

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - As people remembered longtime radio host and Indianapolis icon Amos C. Brown, singer Stevie Wonder dedicated his concert to activist.

Brown’s sister, Oveda Brown, says her brother died Friday at his family’s home in Chicago at age 64. Before beginning his first song Saturday, Wonder dedicated his night’s work to Brown.

Brown’s popular show, “Afternoons with Amos,” on WTLC-AM is one of Indianapolis’ most popular radio shows. He was inducted into the Indiana Broadcasters Hall of Fame in 2007.

He was known for his advocacy on behalf of the African-American community and a commitment to good journalism.

Indiana Republican Gov. Mike Pence said in a statement Brown worked to improve Indianapolis and better the lives of its citizens. He added by while their politics differed, Brown never let that stand in the way of friendship.



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