Featured Podcasts

Wake Up With WURD 11.15.18 – Asa Khalif
The Lounge 11.14.18 – STEM Report
The Lounge 11.13.18 – Len Webb
Wake Up With WURD 11.13.18 – Shira Goodman
Wake Up With WURD 11.13.18 – Victoria Greene
The Lounge 11.12.18 – Ashley Fox

Featured Posts

WURD Events

#WURDEMPOWER18 – THANK YOU for joining us for the 2nd Annual WURD Empowerment Experience.

Dear WURD Family: Thank you for coming out — in force – last Saturday for the 2nd Annual WURD Empowerment Experience! You showed up and showed out. And we deeply appreciate it. Your presence is […]

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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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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.