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What's Going On! Friday

Fri, Aug 19, 2022 - 7:00AM

with Guest Host Rafael Shimunov

Democracy Now!

Fri, Aug 19, 2022 - 8:00AM

Independent Global News


Fri, Aug 19, 2022 - 9:00AM

Dreamleapers with Troy White


Fri, Aug 19, 2022 - 2:30PM

50 Miles 5 Days against Fossil Fuels

The Harlem Connection

Fri, Aug 19, 2022 - 10:00PM

The Harlem Connection celebrates HARLEM WEEK 2022

Back of the Book

Sat, Aug 20, 2022 - 5:00AM

Stay Up Late or Get Up Early and Give Us a Listen

Arts Express

Sat, Aug 20, 2022 - 6:00AM


Haiti: Our Revolution Continues

Sat, Aug 20, 2022 - 4:00PM

Sunday Shuffle

Sun, Aug 21, 2022 - 6:00AM

From The Soundboard

Chris Hedges Report

Sun, Aug 21, 2022 - 7:30PM

Why Read Moby Dick? with Nat Philbrick



Community Advisory Board-WBAI
Open to the public, Sunday, August 21, 2022, 1:00 PM ET at Teleconference
- Friday, August 12, 2022

Community Advisory Board-WBAI
Open to the public, Sunday, August 21, 2022, 1:00 PM ET at Teleconference
- Friday, August 12, 2022

WBAI Town Hall Assembly
Open to the public, Sunday, August 28, 2022, 4:00 PM ET at Teleconference
- Tuesday, August 16, 2022

WBAI Membership, Outreach and Fundraising Committee
Open to the public, Monday, August 29, 2022, 7:00 PM ET at Teleconference
- Monday, August 8, 2022

WBAI Finance Committee
Open to the public, Wednesday, September 7, 2022, 7:00 PM ET at Teleconference
- Wednesday, August 17, 2022


Albert Woodfox of the Angola Three Passes On (08/09/2022)  We mourn the recent death of Albert Woodfox, a member of the Angola Three, who passed away on August 4, 2022.“Who has...  

Larry Josephson 1939-2022 (07/27/2022)  Dear friends and family, Larry Josephson has passed away. He died Wednesday, July 27th, 2022, a little before, or after...  

HEDGES COMMENTARY: NATO----The Most Dangerous Military Alliance On The Planet (07/11/2022)  The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), and the arms industry that depends on it for billions in profits, has become the...  

House Select Committee into Jan. 6 Attack on Capitol (06/10/2022)  The House Hearing last night into the January 6th attack on the Capitol made it clear that it blames former President Donald...  

TEXAS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL SHOOTING (05/25/2022)  A Gunman killed at least twenty-one people, nineteen of them children on Tuesday. This occurred at Robb Elementary...  

New York Readies to Counter SCOTUS Attack on Roe (05/08/2022)  As the Supreme Court moves to limit the constitutional right to access abortion services, New York is gearing up to...  

SCOTUS Leak (05/03/2022)  Last night Politico published a leaked draft of a Supreme Court ruling which would overturn Roe v Wade removing federal...  

Dysfunction in Albany Over Climate Bill (04/05/2022)  As budget negotiations continue in Albany a behind the scenes struggle has been playing out which pits the fossil fuel industry...  

Eric Adams Plans to Remove Unhoused from Subways (02/18/2022)  Mayor Adams rolled out the city’s new plan which he says invests in people, places and policies. Please click the...  

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...