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Levy Lee Simon, John Marshall Jones and Chairman Omali Yeshitela on My People’s Keeper – Nov. 16 and 22

Thursday, Nov. 16, special interview at 2:30pm ET Hosts Diakiesse Lungisani and Ameera Marshall speak with writer/actor/producer, Levy Lee Simon about his latest film, The Last Revolutionary. It marks his debut as a film producer, teaming with long time friend and colleague, senior executive producer and co-star, John Marshall Jones. Read more about Levy Lee Simon […]

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Volunteer Spotlight: Damaris DeJesus

This week for our Volunteer Spotlight Black Power 96.3 FM would like to honor: Damaris DeJesus Damaris lends her talents by performing secretarial work for the station.  She is a true and dedicated spirit.  When asked why she volunteers for the station she said:  “What has led me to volunteer with Black Power 96.3 FM is […]

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#ForThatFreedom Challenge

To what extent can you go, for that one thing you aspire to achieve? For “that” freedom? Black Power 96.3 FM asked this question through an interesting challenge on social media –  #ForThatFreedom challenge, wherein participants were asked to awaken their inner rapper and rap the answer! The challenge received an overwhelming response from our […]

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Hurricane Irma didn’t silence us

Support St. Pete’s Black Power 96 the ONLY local African community radio station that stayed on the air in the eye of the storm LIVE through Hurricane Irma! As Hurricane Irma approached St. Petersburg, threatening devastation as a Category 3 storm, WBPU 96.3 FM stayed on the air, providing regular live updates on the storm […]

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Tune in Sunday for hurricane updates

Starting Sunday at 11am Eastern, tune in at the top of each hour for updates on Hurricane Irma’s track, the status of shelters, emergency numbers and tips for staying safe. South St. Pete – we want to hear from you If you have any helpful information or want to report on what’s going on where […]

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Emergency weather resources

Hurricane Irma St. Pete: Projected Path & Forecast as of September 5 Pinellas County Evacutation Routes map (PDF) St. Petersburg Hurricane Center website Important phone numbers to keep close by in a weather emergency: Pinellas County Emergency Management at 464-3800 St. Petersburg Emergency Management at 892-5200 St. Petersburg Citizens Information Center at 893-7111 Hurricane Irma St. […]

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Maxwell Ticket Giveaway

Grammy award winning R&B/Neo-Soul artist Maxwell is performing live at the Mahaffey Theater in downtown St. Petersburg on Friday, September 1st, 2017. Off his Summers’ 2017 Tour 2.0, Black Power 96.3 FM has your opportunity to WIN TICKETS to see Maxwell perform live in concert. Now through August 28th, tune-in to Black Power 96’s live […]

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African Nation Family Reunion Block Party

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Tue Jul 4th 10:00am – 8:00pm (EDT) Uhuru House (outside and inside), 1245 18th Ave S, St. Petersburg, FL 33705, USA “What to the American slave is your 4th of July? I answer, ‘A day that reveals to him, more than all other days in the year, the gross injustice and cruelty to which he […]

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