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July Member Drive Goal Reached! Thank you!

Thank you, thank you, thank you! To all of Black Power 96 Radio’s listeners and supporters—thank you for helping us meet our goal of raising $6,000 in our July Supporting Member Fund Drive. Yes, the COVID-19 pandemic has presented new challenges to your community radio station. Some of our staff and volunteers were hit personally […]

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The People’s War – Episode 17: The struggle for Black Power in Brazil, from the Quilombos to the Favelas

Brazil occupies nearly half of the South American continent and is home to approximately 214 million people, over half of whom are African. With 83,000 deaths from COVID-19, Brazil is rapidly catching up with the U.S. where 145,000 have died. Africans in Brazil face extreme poverty, lack of health care and rampant violence and murder […]

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#OmaliTaughtMe on July 19: The question of our land in the African and Mexican struggle for liberation

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Watch the July 19th episode of #OmaliTaughtMe on the question of our land in the African and Mexican struggle for liberation! A continuation of the special series featuring the Mexican liberation organization Unión del Barrio! Chairman Omali Yeshitela is joined by: Luwezi Kinshasa, Secretary General of the African Socialist International (ASI) Tafarie Mugeri, Chairman of […]

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The People’s War – Episode 16: Corporate scramble; they must pay!

The Amazon fire stick video screen opens with slogans about “Black Lives Matter” and “Amazon stands in solidarity with the black community.” Netflix has put together a black movies series. Nascar made a public showing of support for their one black driver and removed the Confederate flag. UberEats is offering free delivery from black businesses. Twitter CEO […]

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Black Power 96 doors are temporarily closed

Black Power 96 Radio · Black Power 96 Radio’s doors are temporarily closed Black Power 96 FM volunteer tests positive for coronavirus; station staff and volunteers quarantined while awaiting test results At the start of the pandemic, we closed the station to all but a small core of volunteer staff members. They wore masks and […]

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Artist spotlight: Joseph Smith (aka Jas Gospel) performs “Greater” for Black Power 96 Radio’s Free Da Mic online concert

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Gospel artist Joseph Smith (aka Jas Gospel) recorded the song “Greater” for Black Power 96 Radio’s “Free Da Mic” online concert. Thank you Joseph Smith for sharing your talent with us and supporting Black Power 96! Stay tuned to the Black Power 96 airwaves as we will be playing more music by Joseph Smith and […]

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#OmaliTaughtMe on July 12: African and Mexican women in the struggle for liberation!

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Watch the July 12th episode of #OmaliTaughtMe on African and Mexican women in the struggle for liberation! A continuation of the special series featuring the Mexican liberation organization Unión del Barrio! Chairman Omali Yeshitela is joined by: Yejide Orunmila, President of the African National Women’s Organization (ANWO) Connie Hutchison, ANWO’s Occupied Azania (South Africa) Coordinator […]

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Artist spotlight: Derek “The Change Man” Smith performs “Call Him” at Black Power 96 Radio’s Free Da Mic online concert

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On Friday, July 3rd, Derek “The Change Man” Smith performed the song “Call Him” LIVE from his home in Tampa, as part of Black Power 96 Radio’s “Free Da Mic” online concert. Thank you Derek for sharing your talent with us! Listeners and supporters – we will be playing more of Derek “The Change Man” […]

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The People’s War – Episode 15: Black Community Control of the Police

Guests on this week’s program are both from St. Louis, MO: Jabreia Taylor, law student at the Saint Louis University School of Law and President of Law School’s Street Law Chapter Kalambayi Andenet, President of the International People’s Democratic Uhuru Movement We discuss: The police occupation of the black community and other colonial conditions facing African […]

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ICYMI – Watch Free Da Mic: Black Power Matters!

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On Friday, July 3rd, 12 artists shared a virtual stage as part of Black Power 96 Radio’s first online edition of Free Da Mic! We want to thank all the artists who participated, including: Ecko R&B recording artists ★ Ms. Jody ★ David Brinston ★ Ju Evans Joined by your local St. Pete, FL favorites […]

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