Featured Podcasts

The Lounge 3.1.19 – Kellee Stewart
The Shomari Show – Glen Mills School Controversy
Dr. Carol Penn – Mind Body Spirit Medicine – Meditation in a Time of Madness – Part 1
Dr. Carol Penn – Mind Body Spirit Medicine – Optimizing Our Heart Health – Part 2
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.

Featured Posts

WURD Events

#LEVELUP Nomination Form

In celebration of Women’s History Month, we are calling on young Black women leaders to share your stories of community empowerment and commitment through an exciting 3-city contest called #LEVELUP: A Celebration of Women Who […]

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WURD Events

The Future of Work in Philly’s Green Economy event recap #ecoWURD #phillyisgreen

A big thanks to everyone who joined us last Saturday for our first ecoWURD event EVER! Done in partnership with Green Philly, we had a an amazing array of presenters discussing careers in solar, urban […]

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WURD Events

EcoWURD Survey

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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.