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Month: November 2020

Bus Stop Band is #1 this week!

Congratulations to Bus Stop Band! Black Power 96 Radio listeners voted their song “Fell In Love For The First Time” #1 in the Top 5 at 5 Local Going Global contest on Friday, November 27! Band Members include: Steve Sanders – Lead guitarist/vocals Cochiese Sanders – Bass guitarist/vocals Antoinette Echols – Lead vocalist Desmond Davidson […]

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The People’s War – Episode 35: The “white people’s State”- pilgrims, proud boys, police

Last week, 17-year-old Kyle Rittenhouse was released from jail where he was being held on murder charges after killing 2 people who were protesting the Kenosha, Wisconsin police shooting of Jacob Blake, an unarmed African man. Rittenhouse’s 2 million dollar bond was raised through a crowdfunding effort that drew popular support from white people around […]

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Join our #GivingTuesday Fundraising Team!

On December 1st, Black Power 96 will be celebrating #GivingTuesday. Held on the Tuesday after the shopping frenzies of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday is a day for doing something for a cause you care about. Join our #GivingTuesday fundraising team! Host an online fundraiser and help spread the word about Black Power 96 […]

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The People’s War – Episode 34: Culture, the “war of ideas” and the Black Power movement

2020 has been a year of African resistance – resistance to police violence, poverty and mass incarceration. This episode looks at the role that culture plays in the “war of ideas” – how books, movies and music can express the worldview and serve the interests of the oppressor or those of the oppressed. Aundrey Jones, […]

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The People’s War – Episode 33: Philadelphia – democracy for who?

Philadelphia is credited with sealing a victory for Joseph Biden in the U.S. presidential race and “saving democracy”. At the same time, the city is reeling from nightly protests demanding an end to police violence against the African community. This episode of The People’s War radio show looks at the city’s legacy of violence against […]

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The People’s War – Episode 32: Land, water, police violence and Black Power in the French West Indies

The struggle for Black Power is reaching a critical point in the so-called French West Indies. Massive protests have been growing against the poisoning of the people, land and water of Martinique and Guadeloupe by continuing use of the internationally-banned pesticide, chlordecone, by plantation owners. Activists are demanding an immediate end to the use of […]

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