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!
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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 GBT Babies, a local group with music and performance in their blood, visited the Black Power 96.3 studio on Friday, February 1, 2019 and helped DJ Mr. Eddie to raise $400 in the first day of the station’s February Member Fund Drive. Themba, the Station Manager, said, “The black community is powerful when […]
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 […]
During the January 20th episode of Omali Taught Me on Black Power 96.3 FM Radio, Uhuru Movement leader Omali Yeshitela called on people to support Black Power 96 with contributions to raise $5,000 needed to upgrade studio equipment and take the station to a higher level. Watch Chairman Omali’s appeal and make a donation today […]
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 […]
St. Petersburg, Florida musician Eddie Maultsby hosts “The Florida Blind Boy Show” on Black Power 96.3 FM every MWF 7-9am. Watch this video, share and donate to keep Black Power 96 Radio going strong.
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 […]
Black Power on the Rise in St. Pete! November 11th, 3 to 6 pm! 1245 18th Ave S! Join us to celebrate YOU – the community that helped DOUBLE Black Power 96.3 FM Radio’s coverage area by tuning in and contributing to raise the station’s broadcast tower to the height of 70 feet! Chairman Omali […]
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 […]