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Free Da Mic! Free the African Nation! Open Mic Night

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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Report from MLK Day

By Ylana The sounds of Black Power 96.3 coursed throughout the room early Monday morning as a group of volunteers sat in the studio awaiting assignments from Themba, the Station Manager and Outreach Director. The day had come where we would find out if the city of St. Pete and the police department would stand […]

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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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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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