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Upcoming Programs


Leonard Lopate at Large

Tue, Mar 21, 2023 - 1:00PM

John Parker on Great Kingdoms of Africa


Tue, Mar 21, 2023 - 2:30PM

Drag Attacks

Sojourner Truth

Tue, Mar 21, 2023 - 4:00PM

with Host Margaret Prescod

Revolutions Per Minute (RPM)

Tue, Mar 21, 2023 - 7:00PM

Revolutions Per Minute (RPM)

Tue, Mar 21, 2023 - 7:00PM

Revolutions Per Minute (RPM)

Tue, Mar 21, 2023 - 7:00PM

Revolutions Per Minute (RPM)

Tue, Mar 21, 2023 - 7:00PM

Revolutions Per Minute (RPM)

Tue, Mar 21, 2023 - 7:00PM


Tue, Mar 21, 2023 - 8:00PM

Healing Justice for Traumatized Communities

Cat Radio Cafe

Tue, Mar 21, 2023 - 9:00PM

Ishmael Reed Returns


WBAI Town Hall Assembly
Open to the public, Sunday, March 26, 2023, 4:00 PM ET at Teleconference
- Friday, March 3, 2023

WBAI Outreach Task Force
Open to the public, Monday, March 27, 2023, 7:00 PM ET at Teleconference
- Monday, February 27, 2023


BRING BACK CARE PACKAGES (11/29/2022)  On Tuesday November 29th in the freezing cold, people formerly incarcerated, family members, advocates and elected officials...  

The Real Path to Peace in Ukraine (11/23/2022)  We listen to a broadcast from the People's Forum held on November 19th, 2022. The Real Path To Peace in Ukraine: Peace Yes,...  

Statewide Rallies to Stop State Prison Repression & Human Rights (11/22/2022)  This week family members —Survivors of incarceration and solitaire, along with allies held statewide rallies to bring...  

Brooklyn's Maternal Health Campaign (11/16/2022)  Responding to this crisis in maternal health – which is most acute among Haitian women in New York City – Borough...  

Rally To End U.S. Blockade on Cuba (10/30/2022)  This weekend in advance of the UN General Assembly annual vote to end the U.S. economic and commercial blockade on Cuba, New...  

Jan. 6th Committee Subpoena's Donald Trump (10/13/2022)  The January 6th Select Committee into the January 6th attack on the Capitol held what was said to be their final hearing on...  

#UNGS Guterres forewarns "A Winter of Global Discontent" (09/25/2022)  This past week world leaders from some 160 countries were in New York attending the 77th session of the United Nations...  

Council Passes Resolution Calling on Mayor and Chancellor to Reverse Reductions to School Budgets (09/06/2022)  Today the NYC Council voted on Resolution 283 A. It calls on Mayor Adams and Chancellor Banks to reverse reductions to school...  

NYC Public Health: Covid-19 + MPV (09/01/2022)  The NYC Council held an information session on MPV, formerly known as Monkey Pox, as well as on Covid 19 and other health...  

WBAI Intern's Corner

Intern's Corner WBAI seeks interns to fulfill various roles this Fall. (09/05/2022)  The ability to receive academic credit is required for all positions. News Interns:News interns...