Featured Podcasts

The Lounge 11.12.18 – Khadija White
Wake Up With WURD 11.12.18 – Nuri Muhammad
Wake Up With WURD 11.9.18 – Jeff and Sandy Brown
The Lounge 11.8.18 – Helanah Warren
The Lounge 11.7.18 – STEM Report
Wake Up With WURD 11.6.18 – Dr. Clarence Lusane

Featured Posts


WURD 15th Anniversary Open Letter

As we officially celebrate our 15-year anniversary, I have been reflecting on WURD’s evolution and our journey forward. As the only African American talk radio station in Pennsylvania – and one of the few remaining […]

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Politics & Government

The Stakes is High” (#WURDoftheDay)

  In 1996, hip-hop trio De La Soul released their third studio album, “The Stakes Is High.” Fans weren’t sure whether to embrace the album because it marked such a dramatic departure from the lighthearted […]

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Featured Videos


Mothers of Tamir Rice, Sean Bell, Sandra Bland and Eric Garner

The mothers of Tamir Rice, Sean Bell, Eric Garner, and Sandra Bland (Samaria Rice, Valerie Bell, Geneva Reed-Veal, and Gwen Carr), join Brother Shomari to talk about violence in our community, where they are in […]



“TRANSMIT/TRANSFORM,” was a two-day event celebrating the lives of community members lost to violence in the Fairhill-Hartranft neighborhood of North Philadelphia. Done in partnership with the Village of Arts and Humanities, this project, timed to […]

Morning & Midday Shows

Starbucks COO Addresses Controversial Philadelphia Arrests

Starbucks COO Rosalind Brewer sat down with the Wake Up With WURD morning team to address the controversial arrests at the Starbucks location at 18th and Spruce Street in Philadelphia, PA.