Upcoming WBAI Programs (Click headlines for details)

Queers Protest GLAAD's Collaboration with ADL; and Que

Tue, May 21, 2024 8:00 PM

Queers Protest GLAAD's Collaboration with ADL; and Queer Korean American and Asian American Identity

We will present voices from the protest of the Gaza genocide last Saturday during

Cat Radio Cafe
A Film On Vaselka, the Ukrainian Restaurant at the Hub

Tue, May 21, 2024 9:00 PM

On tonight's show we'll be joined by Michael Fiore to discuss his film on the history and the impromptu wartime transformation of the 70-year old restaurant on the corner of 9th Street and

From The Soundboard Rewind

Wed, May 22, 2024 5:00 AM

From the Soundboard is a program that usually focuses on concerts regardless of genre. This is where the artist and (or) group perfects the art of the "call and response"

What's Going On!
Climbing Out of Trauma

Wed, May 22, 2024 7:00 AM

Join Guest Host Johanna Fernandez in discussion about Three (Extra) Ordinary Women. The personal stories of three women of color who have collectively overcome incredible challenges and climb

Democracy Now!
Live First Run of the Award Winning News Program

Wed, May 22, 2024 8:00 AM

Democracy Now! is a national, daily, listener-sponsored, news hour hosted by award-winning journalists Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez.

The program provides hard-hitting,

Your Green Open Spaces Are Shrinking

Wed, May 22, 2024 10:00 AM

Public green spaces have been under attack by people who covet that land to make a profit. On this Eco-Logic, we spotlight those attacks such as Governors Island between Manhattan and Brooklyn

Living for the City
Latest: Mayor Adams' City of Yes aka the REBNY Dream

Wed, May 22, 2024 11:00 AM

With Paul Graziano, representing the Queens Civic Congress: on the City of Yes Housing Opportunity, a round up of what happened with City of Yes for Economic

Off the Hook
Tech news from a hacker perspective

Wed, May 22, 2024 7:00 PM

Arts Express

Wed, May 22, 2024 9:00 PM

** "I grew up watching Richard Pryor, he was a hero of mine, I loved his character driven storytelling. And I just thought he was the greatest - I still

What's Going On! Thursday
with Felipe Luciano

Thu, May 23, 2024 7:00 AM

City Watch
Exploring the Medical Aid in Dying Bill

Thu, May 23, 2024 5:00 PM

On May 23, 2024, City Watch hosts Jeff Simmons and Carlos Menchaca delve into New York's Medical Aid in Dying Bill, a highly debated piece of legislation that allows terminally ill adults to

Folk Radio
With host Peter K. Siegel

Thu, May 23, 2024 10:00 PM


Fri, May 24, 2024 10:00 AM

Speaking Truth To Power

Fri, May 24, 2024 5:00 PM

Dynamic guests plus the dynamic duo, Charles and Inez will open up WBAI's listener phones for you to join the conversation. Call-in at 212 209 2877. 


Fri, May 24, 2024 6:00 PM

CounterSpin is FAIR's weekly radio show, hosted and produced by Janine Jackson.

The Harlem Connection
The Harlem Connection to Mental Health

Fri, May 24, 2024 10:00 PM

We'll close out Mental Health Awareness Month by connecting you to songs about various states of mental health and emotions and to 2 licensed clinical social workers: SentientShift.com's Lisa

Everything Old is New Again - Again!
Gabrielle Stravelli, Bryan Eng, Karen Akers

Sat, May 25, 2024 6:00 AM

This Sunday on Everything Old Is New Again, we feature the music of Gabrielle Stravelli

Some of the songs from her career that we will

News Special
Israel and US Courts re Violation Genocide Convention

Sun, May 26, 2024 10:00 AM

Cases heard in Oakland Federal Court and International Court of Justice in the Hague--

###  Top UN Court Orders Israel to prevent genocide in Gaza but

What's Going On! Monday
Moral Monday

Mon, May 27, 2024 7:00 AM

with Labor Reporter and Stuck Nation author, Bob Hennelly 

Breakthrough News Radio

Mon, May 27, 2024 6:00 PM

At BreakThrough News we tell the untold stories of resistance from poor and working-class communities. At present, five corporations dominate the media landscape, including 90% of what we read,

What's Going On! Tuesday
Labor Tuesday with Bob Hennelly

Tue, May 28, 2024 7:00 AM

Bob Hennelly is an award winning print and broadcast journalist and staff reporter. He was with the Chief-Leader for years covering unions since 1897. Bob is also a regular contributor for Salon

Law of the Land with Gloria J. Browne-Marshall

Tue, May 28, 2024 9:00 AM

What's Going On! Wednesday
with Linda Sarsour

Wed, May 29, 2024 7:00 AM

Linda Sarsour hosts the Wednesday edition. She is an award-winning racial justice and civil rights activist, seasoned community organizer, direct action strategist, and mother of three, plus

Saving Mother Ocean

Wed, May 29, 2024 10:00 AM

Steve Andrews is our guest. We will be talking about marine conservation and his book "Saving Mother Ocean," which includes a great overview of threats to the ocean, including.

Arts Express

Wed, May 29, 2024 9:00 PM

The Arts Express Red Eye Revue - Red Hot And Saucy Served Up Here

'If you're down with the status quo, take the local...'


Blazing Trails A Journey Across America

Sun, Jun 2, 2024 8:00 AM

Tune to WBAI 99.5 FM's annual LGBTQ+ Pride special, Blazing Trails: A Journey Across America in the Fight for LGBTQ+ Equality, hosted by City Watch cohosts Carlos Menchaca and Jeff

Report to the Listener
with WBAI's General Manager & Program Director

Thu, Jun 6, 2024 1:00 PM

Join us as we discuss the state of WBAI, what's been going on and look to its future.  We will take listener calls at 212 209 2877