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 […]

The MOJO

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 […]

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.

Criminal Justice

Kelley Hodge – First Female African-American District Attorney

WURD’s Vincent Thompson landed the first exclusive radio interview with Philadelphia’s new District Attorney Kelley Hodge. District Attorney Hodge began serving on July 24th and […]

WURD TV

Ava DuVernay Shines Brightly at BlackStar

When Ava DuVernay comes to Philadelphia, great things ensue. See her award acceptance speech from this year's Black Star Film Fest!



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Race & Diaspora

Andrew Young Fireside Chat – Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

WURD was on the scene for a recent visit by civil rights activist and former United National Ambassador Andrew Young, Jr.

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Arts & Entertainment

Art And Activism: Procession – The Art of Norman Lewis

We had a ball at our 2015 Holiday Party at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PafA), starting off the afternoon off with our powerful “Art and Activism” panel discussion in partnership with PafA’s new exhibit “Procession: The Art of Norman Lewis.

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Education

WURD Speaks: Brain Strain – The Impact of Trauma on Education

At WURD Speaks: Brain Strain, a panel of educators, trauma specialists and youth advocates participated in an innovative symposium that examined the impact of trauma on education, the developing brain, and our children's ability to reach their full potential.