Support St. Pete’s Black Power 96 the ONLY local African community radio station that stayed on the air in the eye of the storm LIVE through Hurricane Irma! As Hurricane Irma approached St. Petersburg, threatening devastation as a Category 3 storm, WBPU 96.3 FM stayed on the air, providing regular live updates on the storm […]
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Starting Sunday at 11am Eastern, tune in at the top of each hour for updates on Hurricane Irma’s track, the status of shelters, emergency numbers and tips for staying safe. South St. Pete – we want to hear from you If you have any helpful information or want to report on what’s going on where […]
Hurricane Irma St. Pete: Projected Path & Forecast as of September 5 Pinellas County Evacutation Routes map (PDF) St. Petersburg Hurricane Center website Important phone numbers to keep close by in a weather emergency: Pinellas County Emergency Management at 464-3800 St. Petersburg Emergency Management at 892-5200 St. Petersburg Citizens Information Center at 893-7111 Hurricane Irma St. […]
Black Power 96.3 FM will be participating in the Civic Engagement Fair at the University of South Florida on August 24th, 2017 from 10:30 AM until 2 PM. We will be actively recruiting volunteers for the station! This is a great opportunity to learn more about Black Power 96.3 FM and to become an active […]
Black Power 96.3 FM presents the African Nation Family Reunion Block Party on July 4 at 1245 TyRon Lewis Ave. (18th Ave.) South and 13th Street in St. Petersburg, from 10am until whenever. Come join the Black Power 96 family as we celebrate the unification and self-determination of the African community. Don’t miss out because […]
Tue Jul 4th 10:00am – 8:00pm (EDT) Uhuru House (outside and inside), 1245 18th Ave S, St. Petersburg, FL 33705, USA “What to the American slave is your 4th of July? I answer, ‘A day that reveals to him, more than all other days in the year, the gross injustice and cruelty to which he […]
Check out photos from our Station Launch Party! The event kicked off our first on-air Member / Fund Drive. Donate today to keep your own black community station going strong!
Saturday, February 18th, 10am-4pm 1245 TyRon Lewis (18th) Ave S, St. Petersburg, FL Black Power 96.3 FM is live on the air! On Saturday, February 18th, we’re having a fun, family-friendly “Parking Lot Lituation” outdoors at the Uhuru House and you’re invited! 10am – Doors open and studio tours 12pm – Food, music, vendors 2pm […]
Last week workers completed construction of our broadcast tower. The antenna was mounted, transmitters and cables connected, and we are live on the air, beginning a period of beta testing. If you are in St. Pete, you can now hear the station live on air. We are in a period of beta testing. For those […]
In the past two weeks workers dug the hole and poured the concrete, laying the foundation of our broadcast tower. Next up, constructing the tower and mounting the antenna!