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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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African Nation Family Reunion Block Party

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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 […]

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Come to the Station Launch Party!

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 […]

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Tower complete, antenna mounted!

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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