Join the USM Viewing Parties for the UHURU RADIOTHON April 6-7!


On April 6-7, Burning Spear Media will hold it’s annual Radiothon fundraiser. It’s a 20-hour 2-day online broadcast of special guests, music and a showcase of the African liberation programs and campaigns of the Uhuru Movement.

Attend online or JOIN US in person at the following locations throughout the country:

Join the live studio audience! Come see Chairman Omali Yeshitela and participate in the “Reparations in Action” show – during the hours between 11am and 2pm on Sunday, April 7:

Uhuru House
1245 18th Ave S.
St. Petersburg, FL 33705

Join a viewing party:


Sunday, April 7th – 4-6pm
Uhuru Solidarity Center
3733 Lancaster Ave
West Philly – #10 Trolley

Live Video

Live Audio

Donate by phone

Why give to the Uhuru Radiothon?

Burning Spear Media is your media.

We are The Burning Spear newspaper, the longest running African revolutionary journal in continuous publication since the 1960s.

We are Uhuru News, the online voice of the international African revolution.

We are Uhuru Radio, bringing you news, music, analysis and information every week, to every corner of the African world.

We need your support to survive and grow.

Uhuru Radio has plans to upgrade in 2013 – with a new and improved sound and a more interactive website. We will also apply for an FM radio license in St. Petersburg and other cities.

Tune in April 6 and 7 – We aim to raise $15,000 in immediate and monthly donations.

Here’s where your donations will go:

  • New mixing board = $300
  • 1st new microphone = $600
  • Radio automation software = $500
  • 3 refurbished computers = $270
  • Remote broadcasts = $150
  • Promotional materials = $400
  • Engineering study for St. Pete FM license application = $500
  • Computer monitor = $100
  • 2nd new microphone = $600
  • Soundproofing and renovations for Uhuru Radio = $5000
  • New computer = $700

So check out the Radiothon Program and tune in April 6-7.

Donate now and avoid the rush!

Liberate your media with your dollars! Tell your friends. Organize a viewing party. Spread the word. Africa is on the rise and the future is black!

Program Schedule

(Watch this page for updates. Times listed are U.S. Eastern Time)

Saturday, April 6, 9am-5pm

9:00 am Caribbean Forum

Hosted by award-winning actor and journalist Ron Bobb-Semple.

11:00 am African People’s Socialist Party – a fighting history and future plans

1:00 pm Burning Spear Media Showcase

3:00 pm Africa International

A mix of today’s music from throughout the African world.
Sunday, April 7, 10am-10pm

10:00 am Omali Yeshitela Speaks

Video / audio selections spanning 40 years.

11:00 am Africa Live

Reports from around the African world, from Haiti to London, Sweden to Washington, D.C., West Africa to Chicago.

1:00 pm Reparations in Action

Euro-Americans in the struggle for African liberation.

2:00 pm Diasporic Music

Hosted by award-winning broadcaster Norman (Otis) Richmond aka Jalali.

4:00 pm African Resistance Now

Reports from the frontlines of struggle.

5:00 pm Africa’s Future in African Hands

Healthcare, agriculture, clean water and sustainable energy – by and for African people.

6:00 pm Africonomy

African + Economy = Africonomy. Laying the foundation for an independent, united and prosperous Africa.

7:00 pm – 10:00 pm Golden Sunday Sounds

Wind down with a delightful mix of music and talk, hosted by Ron Bobb-Semple.

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