Black Power 96.3 LPFM

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Help us raise $7,000 during the July Member Fund Drive!

Black working class truth in the media is nearly impossible to find. In news reports, Africans are portrayed as criminal thugs or permanently poor and incapable of self-reliance. Tracks played on the corporate-owned “urban” radio stations serve to divide and slander the African community, promoting horizontal (“black-on-black”) violence, degrading African women and glorifying the illegal […]

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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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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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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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Update on raising the tower

Black Power 96 Radio wants to send a shout out to all of our donors who gave generously in our February fund drive so that we could raise our broadcast tower to 70 feet and expand our coverage area to more of our St. Petersburg community. We want to report to you that, while we […]

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