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Top 5 Live – Wednesday September 20

Central Mexico earthquake kills dozens; In UN speech, Trump threatens to 'destroy' North Korea; HUD Secretary Ben Carson helps open a North Philly school; Republicans try to move ahead on Obamacare repeal; Philly’s poverty is driven by government systems

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Politics & Government

Pushback — Episode 9: Black-and-Blue with Rochelle Bilal 

Description:  In the season finale, former Philadelphia police officer and whistleblower Rochelle Bilal shares her views on the Thin Blue Line, the legacy of Frank Rizzo, double standards among police based on race, and why […]

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Race and Class Are the Biggest Issues Around Hurricane Harvey and We Need to Start Talking About Them

Our national conversation on Hurricane Harvey should be much like those about Charlottesville, Va., or Flint, Mich. But as the Houston area braces for much more flooding, that won’t happen until receding floodwaters reveal the […]

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Featured Videos

Arts & Entertainment

Col. Guion Bluford – A Space Odyssey

Philadelphia native and aerospace legend Colonel Guion Bluford, the first African American astronaut, stopped by the WURD Radio studios to speak to host Stephanie Renée about the importance of STEM education, continuing to inspire talented […]


Nolan Williams – A Space Odyssey

WURD host Stephanie Renée chats with Nolan Williams, Festival Artistic Director for The Mann Center, about A SPACE ODYSSEY, an evening of orchestral celebration for African American astronaut Col. Guion Bluford, the poetry of Phyllis […]

Reality Check

Keir Bradford-Grey – Defender Association of Philadelphia

Vincent Thompson of WURD Radio interviewed Keir Bradford-Grey the Chief of the Defender Association of Philadelphia.