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Radio GBE: Soul Travel Experience

Fri, Sep 22, 2023 - 9:00PM

with Imhotep Gary Byrd

The Harlem Connection

Fri, Sep 22, 2023 - 10:00PM

The Connection to HARLEM DAY 2023 St. Nick Stage Pt. 1

Any Saturday

Sat, Sep 23, 2023 - 8:00AM

with David Rothenberg

From The Streets

Sat, Sep 23, 2023 - 11:00AM

with Bob Law


Sat, Sep 23, 2023 - 1:00PM

Dreamleapers with Kalisha Buckhanon

All Mixed Up

Sat, Sep 23, 2023 - 6:00PM

Coming Your Way

Morning Irsay

Sun, Sep 24, 2023 - 9:00AM

SUNDAY 9-11 am.

Ralph Nader Radio Hour

Sun, Sep 24, 2023 - 6:00PM

Clean(er) Capitalism

Everything Old is New Again

Sun, Sep 24, 2023 - 10:00PM


What's Going On! Monday

Mon, Sep 25, 2023 - 7:00AM

Labor Monday with Bob Hennelly



Tens of thousands march to kick off climate summit, demanding end to warming-causing fossil fuels (09/17/2023)   Yelling that the future and their lives depend on ending fossil fuels, tens of thousands of protesters on Sunday...  

John Kiriakou: U.S. Justice Dept’s Next Victim (09/08/2023)  Many of us who write for and read Consortium News are worried about Julian Assange’s personal well-being,...  

Grand Jury Recommends Charges Against Lindsey Graham, Mike Flynn (09/08/2023)  A special grand jury that aided a Georgia election subversion probe that ultimately ended up indicting Donald...  

Climate activists interrupt USOpen (09/07/2023)  NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. Open semifinal between Coco Gauff and Karolina Muchova was delayed by 50...  

Labor Day's Activist Roots (09/03/2023)  The activist roots of the holiday are especially visible this year as unions challenge how workers...  

Gabon (08/31/2023)   — Mutinous soldiers in Gabon proclaimed their republican guard chief as the country’s leader Wednesday after...  

Trump pleads not guilty to federal charges that he tried to overturn the 2020 election (08/03/2023)  WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump pleaded not guilty Thursday to trying to overturn the results of his 2020 election...  

NYC Council Hears Testimony into WGA & SAG-AFTRA Strike (08/02/2023)  The NYC Council’s Committee on Civil Service and Labor calls on the AMPTP -The Alliance of Motion Pictures and Television...  

Tony Bennett 8/13/26-7/21/23 (07/21/2023)  Legendary interpreter of musical standards dies at the age of 96, just two weeks shy of his 97th birthday.  Bennett’s...  


WBAI Town Hall Assembly
Open to the public, Saturday, September 23, 2023, 1:00 PM ET at Teleconference
- Tuesday, September 12, 2023

WBAI Outreach and Fundraising Task Force
Open to the public, Sunday, September 24, 2023, 3:00 PM ET at Teleconference
- Sunday, September 17, 2023

WBAI Outreach and Fundraising Task Force
Open to the public, Monday, October 2, 2023, 7:00 PM ET at Teleconference
- Sunday, September 17, 2023

WBAI Local Station Board
Open to the public, Wednesday, October 11, 2023, 7:00 PM ET at Teleconference
- Sunday, January 1, 2023

Note to Listeners

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...