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Black Power 96 remembers our hero Fred Hampton

In 2015, Black Power 96 show host Norman “Otis” Richmond, aka Jalali, wrote an article in remembrance of Fred Hampton and Mark Clark for The Burning Spear newspaper. We are posting an excerpt here. Published December 7, 2015 on TheBurningSpear.com Shortly before his assassination Fred Hampton prophetically pointed out, “I believe I’m going to die doing the things I […]

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Black Power 96 has a new Station Manager!

You’ve seen him out in the community, promoting the station and defending the democratic rights of African people. You’ve heard him on our radio airwaves talking sports, music and politics. You might not know that he has a Bachelor of Arts degree in broadcast communications, he worked for a big radio station in Chicago, organized […]

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Black Power on the Rise in St. Pete

Black Power on the Rise in St. Pete! November 11th, 3 to 6 pm! 1245 18th Ave S! Join us to celebrate YOU – the community that helped DOUBLE Black Power 96.3 FM Radio’s coverage area by tuning in and contributing to raise the station’s broadcast tower to the height of 70 feet! Chairman Omali […]

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Tower extension complete!

The work to raise the broadcast tower to 70 feet high is complete! The station’s signal will now reach farther than ever before. This is what’s possible when our community comes together. Thank you to our supporting members, businesses underwriters, volunteer hosts and engineers and everyone who has supported by spreading the word about the […]

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Get involved in your community station!

Black Power 96 Radio was part of an African People’s Education and Defense Fund booth at the latest University of South Florida-St. Petersburg “Get on Board Day,” where students learned about volunteer opportunities with the station. From helping produce shows, to outreach, fundraising and event planning, Black Power 96 Radio is a great place to […]

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Tower extension work has started

Thanks to contributions from supporters in St. Petersburg, FL and across the country, the work to extend Black Power 96 Radio’s broadcast tower from 45 feet to 70 feet high has begun. This week workers removed the top section of the tower in preparation for adding two new sections that will increase the height, enabling […]

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July Member Fund Drive a Success!

Katrina in North Carolina became a Supporting Member! Black Power 96 sends a big SHOUT OUT to all those who contributed during our July Member Fund Drive. Many listeners from St. Pete and around the world donated to show their support for black power radio. We were able to increase our base of monthly sustaining […]

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My People’s Keeper on July 31, 2018

Tune in Tuesday, July 31 from 2pm-3pm EDT for a very special edition of My People’s Keeper. Your host, Dia “The Joy Bringa” will be joined by other Black Power 96 Radio hosts including Iquan of #NoKlass, Elikya of Good Morning Afrika and Themba of Africa Live! They will discuss the significance of Black Power […]

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