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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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 […]
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 […]
Iquan X, host of Black Power 96.3 FM’s hit show #NoKlass, gave a presentation to students at the September meeting of Harambee, or Black Student Union, at St. Pete College. He explained how Black Power 96 Radio benefits the community.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Black Power 96.3 FM Radio presents this open mic night, with featured artists: Krown Deon Crunk Coco GBT Babies VOCALE B.L.A. $5 at the door supports Black Power 96 Radio, which is holding a month-long Member Fund Drive in July. Support the black community owning and controlling our own media! You can sign up to […]
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Black working class truth in the media is nearly impossible to find. In news reports, Africans are portrayed as criminal thugs or permanently poor and incapable of self-reliance. Tracks played on the corporate-owned “urban” radio stations serve to divide and slander the African community, promoting horizontal (“black-on-black”) violence, degrading African women and glorifying the illegal […]