Even before COVID-19, Africans in the U.S. had an unemployment rate at least twice the national rate, while the median net worth of white families was 10 times greater than that of African families. Those who are working make up a disproportionate number of “essential” workers, risking their lives to generate greater profits for corporations […]
This week we turn our attention to Africa and efforts being made there to prevent widespread deaths from COVID-19. On April 17th, the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa released a report predicting that “Anywhere between 300,000 and 3.3 million African people could lose their lives as a direct result of COVID-19.” The People’s War […]
Reverend Edward Pinkney is featured on this third episode of WBPU FM’s new weekly radio program covering the coronavirus pandemic from the perspective of the African working class worldwide. Rev. Pinkney is a longtime leader of the Black Autonomy Network Community Organization, working for economic and social justice in Benton Harbor, MI, a 90% African […]
African People’s Socialist Party Chairman Omali Yeshitela is the guest on this second episode of Black Power 96 Radio’s new weekly radio program covering the coronavirus pandemic from the perspective of the African working class worldwide. Over the past five decades, Chairman Omali has initiated campaigns to defend the democratic rights of the African community, […]
Black Power 96 Radio has launched a weekly radio program to cover the coronavirus pandemic from the perspective of the African working class worldwide. The People’s War radio show features guests covering all aspects of the current crisis—providing health and medical tips and resources, economic survival information, analysis of the political and international impact, how […]
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.
Tune in Monday, July 30th from 6am-10am EDT for a special edition of Good Morning Afrika addressing the importance of black power media. Join hosts Akilé, Diakiesse and Elikya as they interview special guests including: Efia Nwangaza, Station Manager of WMXP 95.5 FM in Greenville, SC Charles Barron, New York State Assemblyman Mikaben, Haitian artists, […]
Tune in Sunday at 11am ET for #AfricaLive as we discuss the history of terrorism of the African community by the Chicago police. From Jon Burge to Homan Square Blacksite to now!
This week Chairman Omali Yeshitela reads and takes your questions on Chapter Four of the Political Report to the African People’s Socialist Party’s Seventh Congress: “The Deepening Crisis of Imperialism: The Tipping Point of the Uneasy Equilibrium.” Tune in: Facebook LIVE | YouTube LIVE | St. Pete 96.3 FM | Streaming on the Black Power […]
Tune in Tuesday, July 24, 4pm-6pm EDT for Southern Soul Express. DJ Heavy Love celebrates the Gibbs High School Class of 1968!