Shannon Stovell, Director of Feeling Free Learning summer program, brought a group of students in for a tour of the Black Power 96 Radio studio. We welcome students of all ages to our News and Public Affairs summer training program every Sunday from 1:00pm-2:30pm ET. Thanks to Shannon for this photo collage of their visit!
Category: Station News
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
This past Friday, volunteers Iquan, Anthony and Robert spread the word about Black Power 96 outside of Wang’s and Thangs. The restaurant located at 1100 16th St S, in St. Petersburg recently became an underwriter of the station. Volunteer with Black Power 96! Whatever your skills and interests, there is a way for you to […]
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 […]
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 […]
Despite the rain, many came out to enjoy the program that featured a keynote presentation by Chairman Omali Yeshitela, performances by local artists and activities for children. Mark your calendar for next July 4th – See YOU at the 2019 Reunion!