March 3rd, 2024

Memorial Tribute for a Revolutionary Warrior – Ralph Poynter

Join us in honoring the memory of the fearless revolutionary warrior, Ralph Poynter, at our memorial tribute event.


Come join us at The Riverside Church on Riverside Drive in New York, NY, USA to honor the life and legacy of the remarkable Ralph Poynter. This event is a heartfelt tribute to a true revolutionary warrior who dedicated his life to social justice and activism. Let’s come together to celebrate his impact and remember the passion he brought to every cause he championed. Don’t miss this opportunity to pay homage to a remarkable individual who made a difference in the world. See you there!

What’s Happening – New Show on WBAI!

December 1st, 2021

What’s Happening on WBAI Radio!

Wed, Dec 1, 2021 8:00 PM

Ralph and Betty debut a new call in talk show. Join us and call in at 212 209 2877.Their first special guest is Chairman Fred Hampton!

Left Forum Panel June 30! “Unanimous is Not Enough: Abolish the 13th Amendment, Free the Angola 2000”

June 29th, 2019
NYC-2019–Long Island University-Brooklyn Campus-nr Flatbush Av.
Event Type: Panel-Room: H2LG
Timeslot: Session 5: Sunday June 30th, 12:30pm – 2:30pm
Event Organizer: Betty Davis
Panelists: Belinda Parker Brown, LM Kelly, Mimi Rosenberg

Louisiana United International fight to overthrow non-unanimous juries (Video)

March 25th, 2019

Unanimous is not enough! Free the Angola 2000 NOW!


Ralph Poynter: What’s Happening: Blog Talk Radio + No War on Venezuela!

February 19th, 2019

65+ Organizations and Nearly 1,000 Across the World Sign No War on Venezuela Statement in Days – Add Your Name!

*Please share widely across lists, networks, and on social media*–before U.S. soldiers set one foot on Venezuelan soil.

Tuesday, February 19, 2019 Call in 1-347-857-3293– 9-10pm est 
 What is Democracy ? What is American Democracy —
(Using foreign policy as a lens)  
How America tries to create ‘shit hole’ nations.-Ralph Poynter    
1. NEWS ANALYSIS: An anatomy of oppression requires an anatomy of colonialism/imperialism i.e. An anatomy of the American Capitalist System: 
Ralph Poynter, Larry Pinkney, Tom Siracuse, Joel Meyers, Ann Lamb, Nat Turner, Prof. Louie, Gwen Goodwin.
2. Excerpts from Black Activist Writers Guild- Larry Pinkney (former Pol. Pris.& Black Panther)
3. Updates from the Political Prisoner Death Camps- Anne Lamb (NYC Jericho)
4. Liberation Poetry – Nat Turner – (in remembrance of Sister Lynne)
Join OUR PROTEST every THURSDAY- 3-6pm in front of the Haitian Consulate on 815- 2nd Ave btw 43 & 44st
NYC-Support the Haitian
People’s Uprising & Support Maduro in VENEZUELA 


Support Ramona Africa! Saturday October 13 at Peoples Forum in NYC

September 27th, 2018



The Central Park Five Key

August 29th, 2018

Ralph speaks at “Occupy The PGA – To Save Our Children” Silent Walk, featuring Rev. Edward Pinkney

June 12th, 2018

Listed above, please find a link to one video (approx. 105 minutes) that Leona McEleveneon recorded Saturday, May 26, 2018 during the Post-Rally Event following the “Occupy The PGA – To Save Our Children” Silent Walk, featuring Rev. Edward Pinkney (Civil Rights Leader, former Michigan Political Prisoner), at The Benton Harbor Art & Culture Community Center – BANCO (Black Autonomy Network Community Organization) in Benton Harbor, MI.

Including Speakers:

· Minister Kuhgangah Ashe’, Musician and Human Rights Activist/Ambassador, 17th Session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII); New York City.

· Abayomi Azikiwe, Organizer, Moratorium NOW! Coalition.

· Yexenia Vanegas, Organizer, Michigan Poor People’s Campaign – A National Call for Moral Revival.

· Sylvia Orduno, Michigan Welfare Rights Organization (MWRO).

· Marian Kramer, Michigan Welfare Rights Organization (MWRO); Widow of the late General Baker.

· Rev. Edward Pinkney, Civil Rights Activist, Former Michigan Political Prisoner.

· Ralph Poynter, Civil Rights Activist and Widower of the late Attorney Lynne Stewart.

· Eric Mays, Councilman, City of Flint, Michigan.

· Emma Kinnard, Fresh Start Children’s Garden, Benton Harbor, Michigan.

· Adam P. Gottlieb, Musician.

· And More …


Photos: Benton Harbor May 26 2018 Protest March & Rally by Rev. Pinkney with His Allies

May 30th, 2018

MARCH 30TH – SAVE THE DATE! WBAI Rising Honors Lynne Stewart

March 12th, 2018
Transforming Community Media
Honors the Memory of People’s Lawyer
Who transitioned 1 year ago on March 7th


===FRIDAY March 30, 2018==5~8pm 
~ Doors open @ 4:30pm ~
Theater at 80 St. Mark‘s Place
between 1st and 2nd Ave in Manhattan
Donations welcome, No one turned away! 
Proceeds will go to WBAI Rising and Political Prisoners
Lynne recognized the importance of WBAI. She served on the board and fought to keep WBAI a voice of the people. Now it’s our turn to help WBAI Rising. Our station is millions of dollars in debt. Some board members want to sell WBAI. Or, “swap signals.” (We’d make a few million but LOSE our 50,000 watt, Tri-State reach!) And taking out loans only compounds the problem.
 But there IS a SOLUTION… 


Do the math.
A partnership between WBAI + Manhattan Neighborhood Network 
= WBAI on radio and TV and the internet!  
= NO transmitter bills! ($60,000/mo.)
= NO rent! State of the art studios! 
LESS time fund-raising = MORE time to TUNE IN to the global struggle!

JoinWBAI RISINGTransforming Community Media

A coalition of WBAI listeners, producers & community organizations!
   Come hear the latest updates from the International Free Mumia Campaign!
In the words of our warrior, Lynne Stewart:  
For we are a gathering of the warriors of our day; those people who were placed on this earth at this time to change it…”    NLG Minnesota Speech 2003

Join WBAI RISING: Transforming Community Media
A coalition of WBAI listeners, producers & community organizations!

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March 24th: Jericho Amnesty Movement 20th Anniversary in NYC

March 8th, 2018

Saturday, March 24, 2018 at Holyrood Episcopal Church
715 W. 179th St, New York, New York
Dinner from 5 to 6 p.m. Downstairs
Program from 6:30 to 9 p.m. in Sanctuary

Speakers: Jericho National Co-Chair Jihad Abdulmumit
Freedom Fighter, Puerto Rican Patriot
and Former Political Prisoner Oscar López Rivera
Pam Africa of ICFFMAJ and MOVE Organization

Cultural Warriors:
Mahina Movement • Baba Ngoma Osayemi

National Jericho Movement •
NYC Chapter • • 917-544-1577

NEW DATE! March 29th: FBI’s War on Black Liberation Panel featuring Ralph Poynter

February 27th, 2018

Ralph will be speaking on this upcoming panel at Project Reach (39 Eldridge Street, 4th floor, NY, NY) along with several other speakers. For more information, please go to their Facebook page here:


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