WTQT Power 106.1 FM – Baton Rouge’s 24 Hour FM Gospel Radio Station

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WTQT 106.1 FM is owned by the Louisiana Community Development Capital Fund, Inc. a 501(c)3) organization. WTQT is dedicated to fighting for the civil rights of people with a 24 hour gospel music format.

We need your help to continue spreading the message and supporting our communities. Your donations will assist in covering the daily operating cost, and upgrading the On-Air and production studios of the radio station, as well as, a legal defense fund. Thank you in advance for your contributions.

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Baton Rouge, US
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National News

  • by Bruce C.T. Wright on May 17, 2022 at 2:28 pm

    In an ironic twist, Payton Gendron, the suspected white supremacist in custody following this weekend’s deadly shooting rampage in Buffalo that’s been widely attributed to anti-Black racism, has a best friend who is of a different ethnicity. The post Buffalo Shooting Suspect’s Hispanic Best Friend Speaks Out appeared first on NewsOne. The post Buffalo Shooting Suspect’s Hispanic Best Friend Speaks Out appeared first on Black America Web.

  • by Anoa Changa on May 17, 2022 at 11:13 am

    Black Feminist Future remains firm in a public campaign focused on the WNBA player to ensure her safe return sooner than later.   The post ‘Bring Brittney Home’ Campaign Presses For Player’s Release appeared first on Black America Web.

  • by Keenan "HIGz" Higgins on May 17, 2022 at 3:57 am

    It looks like Gary, Indiana emcee Freddie Gibbs is having an Upstate upset of his own after he was caught on camera getting jumped by a large group of men in the midst of a brawl at a local Dinosaur Bar-B-Que in Buffalo, New York. The post WATCH: Rapper Freddie Gibbs Jumped In Midst Of Restaurant Brawl In Buffalo appeared first on Black America Web.

  • by Keenan "HIGz" Higgins on May 16, 2022 at 7:39 pm

    Although two longtime suspects are currently being charged in the 2002 murder of hip-hop icon Jam Master Jay, prosecutors say convicting his killer(s) has been difficult given their attempts to “intimidate and silence potential witnesses.” The post Jam Master Jay’s Murder Case Delayed Due To Witness Intimidation appeared first on Black America Web.

  • by Zack Linly on May 16, 2022 at 3:56 pm

    A Black couple in Texas recorded a 9-year-old white boy cracking a whip on their home’s door before the boy’s father, Bryan Thomas Brunson, pulled a gun and nearly shot his own daughter. It was all recorded on a doorbell camera. The post Video: White Boy Cracks Whip On Black Neighbor’s Home appeared first on Black America Web.

Local News

  • House committee approves two abortion restriction bills
    by Piper Hutchinson on May 17, 2022 at 5:35 pm

    BATON ROUGE&ndash;The House Committee on Health and Welfare Tuesday approved two anti-abortion bills in bipartisan votes.Senate Bill 342, sponsored by Sen. Katrina Jackson, D-Monroe, would increase criminal penalties for abortion providers under Louisiana&rsquo;s trigger laws.Louisiana is one of thirteen states with trigger laws that go into effect if the U.S. Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade. Under a law signed by former Gov. Kathleen Blanco, abortion would become illegal almost […]

  • Zachary man charged with 100 counts of pornography involving juvenile, sexual abuse of animals
    by Logan Cullop on May 17, 2022 at 4:22 pm

    ZACHARY – A man was arrested Tuesday and charged with 100 counts of possession of pornography involving juveniles and six counts of sexual abuse of animals.&nbsp;Harvey Landry, a 74-year-old from Zachary, was arrested after a joint investigation with the Louisiana Bureau of Investigation, the FBI, Homeland Security, East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office and Zachary Police Department.&nbsp;Landry was booked into East Baton Rouge Parish Prison and his bond has not been set.&nbsp;According […]

  • Deputies investigating couple killed in Maringouin
    by Logan Cullop on May 17, 2022 at 4:08 pm

    MARINGOUIN – Deputies are investigating a couple killed Tuesday afternoon.&nbsp;Iberville Parish Sheriff’s Office said the bodies were found along Wheelock Lane.&nbsp;This is a developing story. Check back for more details.&nbsp;Permalink| Comments

  • Tiger hoops continues to haul in high-level recruits
    on May 17, 2022 at 3:46 pm

    LSU men&rsquo;s basketball coach Matt McMahon added another four-star basketball recruit to the 2022-23 roster on Tuesday when LSU Athletics received and confirmed the signing papers of 7-0 forward Shawn Phillips.Phillips played this past season for Dream City Christian in Glendale, Arizona. The native of Dayton, Ohio was ranked No. 50 in the Class of 2022 by Rivals.Phillips was named the Defensive Player of the Year by The Grind Session, a winter circuit of elite high school basketball […]

  • LIVE UPDATES: Tuesday afternoon commute
    by Falon Brown on May 17, 2022 at 2:59 pm

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Love From Listeners

At WTQT Power 106.1 FM, we find it good to acknowledge what our listeners have to say about the job we’re doing!

I listen to WTQT every day while driving around. I’m a traveling salesman so I’m in the car a lot. Nothing keeps you going like some good ole gospel tracks. Praise God for this station.

Bernard Payne

I listen to this station on my drive home every day. It’s a mix of Gospel and contemporary Christian songs and I love it.

Melvin Tate

WTQT gives me life every morning and on my drive home every day! I would be lost and spiritually drained without it!

Karen Wheeler

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