Black Power 96.3 FM presents Black Power Sundays!

Black Power 96.3 FM presents  A weekly rally taking place @3PM outside on the Black Power 96 Sound Stage located at 1245 TyRon Lewis Ave S, formerly known as 18th Ave S! We’ve got dynamic presentations, we’ve got cultural performances, we’ve got local vendors! We’ve got the community! With a new topic each week, Black Power Sundays are more than just […]

Sights and Sounds from Dimona

The African Hebrew Israelites of Jerusalem is a vibrate community living in Dimona, Israel. They have sought to redefine themselves outside the vestiges of slavery and the African-american reality. With a Yah-centered mind-set they have created an urban kibbutz style living arrangement  unparalleled in its scope to reshape a people.   source: Sights and Sounds from […]

The Hidden Meanings Of Afrikan Attire

I am drawing this title from an article that I read that I wish to share with you. However, I want to make a few comments before I share the article with you. One of the things that I find most interesting about how people talk about Africa is that they tend to think that […]

Butter Braids and Dreadlocks: A look at Afrika’s traditional hairstyles

Himba women styling their hair — imaginetravel.com Ask any black woman about the kind of relationship she has with her hair, and she may tell you that it’s almost like a romantic affair. From spending long hours at the salon to having it washed and braided or pressed, to the amount of money spent on […]

Estavinco Dorantes: The first African slave to arrive in what is now known as the U.S.

The slave trade was a catastrophic event that severely disrupted the lives of Africans and individuals of African descent.  Though there are accounts of the voyage and other pertinent details, we are told little about the first arrivals from Africa to their unfortunate destinations.  Keep reading to learn more about Estavinco Dorantes, the first African […]

“Grazing In The Grass” – Hugh Masekela (1968)

The nicest cowbells ever! Album: “The Promise of a Future” Masekela was born in Kwa-Guqa Township, Witbank, South Africa. Following the 21 March 1960 Sharpeville Massacre—where 69 peacefully protesting Africans were shot dead in Sharpeville, and the South African government banned gatherings of ten or more people—and the increased brutality of the Apartheid state, Masekela […]

Long Live Tongogara and Thomas Sankara

by Obi Egbuna Jr. Simunye Let us remember two fallen sons of Mother Africa who truly represent and exemplify the bravery and patriotism which best defines our collective fighting spirit and resolve, Comrade Thomas Sankara, Burkina Faso’s former president, and the commander of ZANLA’s guerilla army, Gen. Josiah Magama Tongogara. This year marks the 30th […]