Black Power 96.3 LPFM

Category: Station News

July 4th Free Da Mic showcases local talent

On Thursday, July 4, Black Power 96 Radio hosted Free Da Mic! Free Da African Nation! Open Mic night. The community heard dynamic performances by several featured performers including BLA, V.O.C.A.L.E, GBT Babies, Krown and Crunk Coco as well as community members who came up to the open mic. Uhuru Movement leader Omali Yeshitela was […]

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Black Power 96 Radio boosts local artists

Local musicians are gaining exposure on Black Power 96 Radio’s weekly “Local Going Global” contest  that invites listeners to vote for their favorite local artist. Hundreds of votes are counted each week, mostly from St. Pete residents, but also from listeners as far away as New York and Colorado who tune in through the station’s […]

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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 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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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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July Member Fund Drive a Success!

Katrina in North Carolina became a Supporting Member! Black Power 96 sends a big SHOUT OUT to all those who contributed during our July Member Fund Drive. Many listeners from St. Pete and around the world donated to show their support for black power radio. We were able to increase our base of monthly sustaining […]

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Station Update for July 21, 2018

Black Power 96 provides the African working class with training and access to radio broadcasting like no other station does! Welcome Gail Patricia Lothian! Gail is the newest volunteer engineer-in-training. She debuted her skills last week on My People’s Keeper which airs Tuesdays and Thursdays at 2pm ET. Station manager Diakiesse Lungisani (right) welcomes the […]

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