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COVID-19 Information and Updates

Uhuru Greetings to Black Power 96 Radio listeners and supporters! We are thinking of you and hope you are healthy and well. The safety and well-being of our staff, volunteers and our community at large is top-of-mind. To that end, Black Power 96 Radio has made adjustments, including closing the station to the public for […]

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Public Service Announcement on COVID-19

To help keep our community healthy and safe, Black Power 96 wants to share this important advisory about Coronavirus Disease 2019, also known as COVID-19. Although the vast majority of COVID-19 illnesses will probably be relatively mild, and may not even have symptoms, some people’s illnesses will be severe and may even be fatal. People […]

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Tips to prepare for / prevent the spread of COVID-19

The African People’s Education and Defense Fund’s (APEDF’s) sister non-profit organization, The All African People’s Development and Empowerment Project (AAPDEP) has published tips to help us all prevent and prepare for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) – Download the PDF HERE. The info sheet includes: Basic facts about Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Know the symptoms of […]

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Photos from the Community Appreciation Event

On December 7, 2019 Black Power 96 Radio held an event at the St. Petersburg Akwaaba Hall to recognize and appreciate all the local volunteers and donors who make our community radio station possible. Akilé Anai, Editor of The Burning Spear newspaper and recent city council candidate, spoke on the importance of media in the […]

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Community Appreciation Event!

Black Power 96 Radio Thanks You! Come to our Community Appreciation Event Saturday, December 7, 2019 Doors open at 6:30pm, Program starts at 7:00pm Akwaaba Hall, 1245 18th Ave S, St. Petersburg, FL Featuring performances by: Krown • GBT Babies • V.O.C.A.L.E. Enjoy delicious food by: Heavy’s Food Truck Come for a fun evening recognizing […]

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Host a #GivingTuesday fundraiser for Black Power 96!

December 3rd is #GivingTuesday, a special day that kicks off a season of giving. Calling all of our listeners and supporters! Host a fundraiser for Black Power 96 Radio this #GivingTuesday. We rely on our listeners to help power this station. You can make a huge difference this holiday season by hosting a fundraiser that […]

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What About the Black Community? Candidate Debate

All District 5 and District 7 St. Petersburg city council candidates have been invited to present and discuss the black community on Tuesday, August 6, 7pm at Akwaaba Hall. This debate will be accepting questions from the audience and will be broadcast live on 96.3 FM WBPU. Sponsored by: WBPU 96.3 FM • The Burning […]

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Explosion of Gospel Power

Join Black Power 96.3 FM Community Radio for the Explosion of Gospel Power! Saturday, July 27, doors 4pm, concert 5pm. At Power for Living Ministries Church, 1710 52nd Street S, Gulfport, FL (on the southwest corner of St. Pete) Featuring: The Faithful 5 🎇 Dr. Reverend Fleming Tarver 🎇 Reverend James Davis 🎇 Voice of […]

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July 4th Free Da Mic showcases local talent

On Thursday, July 4, Black Power 96 Radio hosted Free Da Mic! Free Da African Nation! Open Mic night. The community heard dynamic performances by several featured performers including BLA, V.O.C.A.L.E, GBT Babies, Krown and Crunk Coco as well as community members who came up to the open mic. Uhuru Movement leader Omali Yeshitela was […]

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