Featured Podcasts

Wake Up With WURD 2.14,19 – D. Westfield founder of the LOVE MOVEMENT
The Lounge 2.12.19 – Jon Pierre joined the show to talk about his company and his experience at the 2019 Grammy Awards.
Reality Check 2.11.19 – Batya Ungar-Sargon from The Forward, speaking on Antisemitism
Wake Up With WURD 1.4.19 – Jordan Goodman on Government Shutdown
The Source 1.3.19 -Dan Harrell and Philly Mummers
Reality Check 1.2.19 – State. Sen. Anthony Williams on Blackface at Philly Mummers Parade

Featured Posts

WURD Events


Thanks to everyone who joined us at both of our events last Friday — The 4th Annual Big Game Hoagie Making Contest (shoutout to the winners: 12th Street Police Precinct) 

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WURD Events

#WURDSPEAKS 2019 Standing Our Ground ~ Gentrification Panel #FutureofBlackPhilly

WURD Radio, Pennsylvania’s only African-American talk radio station, in partnership with the Barnes Foundation, held a powerful discussion that will examine the mental, physical and spiritual impact of gentrification – and strategies to survive it. […]

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WURD Events

2019 Congressional Black Caucus of the 116th Congress Swearing In Ceremony Live Stream

CBCF will host a ceremonial swearing-in for current and newly-elected Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) members of the 116th Congress. Fifty-five (55) members will take the oath of office – the largest in the CBC’s history.  The […]

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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.