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 […]
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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!
Thank you to everyone who has taken the #BlackPower96MusicChallenge, part of our #GivingTuesday campaign. Watch the videos below and then make your own to keep it going. Instructions here Adeyemi Negasi A.J. Ali Kalambayi Andenet Themba Tshibanda Kristen Johnson Elikya Ngoma Akilé Anai Aliyinza Bandele
Check out all the supporters who shared an #UNselfie for #GivingTuesday. Thank you to these members of our community who are changing the airwaves by supporting Black Power 96.3 FM Radio!
The African People’s Education and Defense Fund presents: “The Broadcast” By You and Black Power 96.3 FM Black Power 96 recognizes that within the African community there is little opportunity for economic development. Black Power 96 provides the African community with opportunities to be whatever they want to be. Black Power 96 will create an […]
Watch Black Power 96 Radio Station Manager Deysun Troo take the #BlackPower96MusicChallenge! Then make your own video and help keep it going. The #BlackPower96MusicChallenge is how we’re kicking off our #GivingTuesday campaign. #GivingTuesday, November 29, is a global day of giving to worthy causes. A donation is not required to participate in the music challenge, […]
Tonya, Black Power 96 Radio”s Supporting Membership Program Manager, tests out the new host microphone. The Black Power 96 Team has been hard at work. Since our last update we have: Installed new tile in the entryway Installed new carpet in the studio Painted the studio Nearly completed the soundproofing Installed and begun testing of […]
The Black Power 96 Team has been hard at work! Getting ready to install top-notch soundproofing: The old carpet is torn out Old ceilings have been taken down More work happening this week: Install recessed lighting Install ceiling soundproofing material Install tile in the reception area Studio equipment starting to arrive The first batch of […]
Burning Spear Media Director Themba Tshibanda, volunteer Liu Kwayera and Black Power 96 Station Manager Deysun Troo picked up the building permit on Tuesday. Great news! Yesterday, Tuesday, August 30, WBPU 96.3 FM – Black Power 96 Radio – picked up our approved building permit from the City of St. Petersburg to build our tower and antenna […]
The following article is part of a Black August series published by TheBurningSpear.com, the online edition of the oldest black power newspaper in continuous publication. This Black August, support the launch of Black Power 96.3 FM – media in the hands of the African community! >> Donate today or become a Black Power Sustainer by […]