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New Year’s Eve show

Tune in Sunday, December 31, 11am-1pm ET for a special New Year’s Eve edition of Africa Live! We have special guests summing up the political scene of 2017 and what to expect in the upcoming year. Omali Yeshitela, Chairman of the African People’s Socialist Party Luwezi Kinshasa, Secretary General of the African Socialist International Kalambayi […]

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Tuesday is #GivingTuesday

Set your alarm! Donate Tuesday at 8am Eastern for matching funds! Facebook is matching up to $2 million on #GivingTuesday starting at 8am ET, but the match goes fast! Please go online and show Black Power 96 some love! Make a tax-deductible donation to Station Manager Diakiesse Lungisani’s Facebook Fundraiser and SHARE, SHARE, SHARE! In […]

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Listen to Levy Lee Simon, John Marshall Jones and Chairman Omali Yeshitela on My People’s Keeper – Nov. 16 and 22

Thursday, Nov. 16 – Levy Lee Simon and Omali Yeshitela Hosts Diakiesse Lungisani and Ameera Marshall speak with writer/actor/producer, Levy Lee Simon about his latest film, The Last Revolutionary. It marks his debut as a film producer, teaming with long time friend and colleague, senior executive producer and co-star, John Marshall Jones. The Last Revolutionary is […]

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Volunteer Spotlight: Damaris DeJesus

This week for our Volunteer Spotlight Black Power 96.3 FM would like to honor: Damaris DeJesus Damaris lends her talents by performing secretarial work for the station.  She is a true and dedicated spirit.  When asked why she volunteers for the station she said:  “What has led me to volunteer with Black Power 96.3 FM is […]

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#ForThatFreedom Challenge

To what extent can you go, for that one thing you aspire to achieve? For “that” freedom? Black Power 96.3 FM asked this question through an interesting challenge on social media –  #ForThatFreedom challenge, wherein participants were asked to awaken their inner rapper and rap the answer! The challenge received an overwhelming response from our […]

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Hurricane Irma didn’t silence us

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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Tune in Sunday for hurricane updates

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 […]

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Emergency weather resources

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. […]

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Maxwell Ticket Giveaway

Grammy award winning R&B/Neo-Soul artist Maxwell is performing live at the Mahaffey Theater in downtown St. Petersburg on Friday, September 1st, 2017. Off his Summers’ 2017 Tour 2.0, Black Power 96.3 FM has your opportunity to WIN TICKETS to see Maxwell perform live in concert. Now through August 28th, tune-in to Black Power 96’s live […]

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