On Feb. 24, WURD Radio hosted a Black History Month live broadcast at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.
Evening WURDs host Nick Taliaferro kicked off the event by interviewing Eric Pryor, PAFA’s first Black president in its 217-year history; Dr. Brittany Webb, the Evelyn and Will Kaplan Curator of 20th Century Art and John Rhoden Collection; Deon Robinson, PAFA Associate Chair of Fine Arts; and PAFA student Athena Scott.
Next, WURD President & CEO Sara Lomax-Reese interviewed “Wake Up With WURD” host Solomon Jones about his new book, “Ten Lives, Ten Demands: Life-and-Death Stories, and a Black Activist’s Blueprint for Racial Justice.” Afterward, Jones signed books for WURD members and other attendees.
In case you missed it, check out photos from the event, as well as video of all interviews.
Watch Nick Taliaferro’s interview with PAFA president Eric Pryor
Watch Nick Taliaferro’s interview with Dr. Brittany Webb
Watch Nick Taliaferro’s interview with Deon Robinson and Athena Scott
Watch Sara Lomax-Reese’s interview with Solomon Jones
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