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ICYMI: Here’s a roundup of the biggest topics of conversation last week on WURD Radio.

 

A Family Grieves: Elsie Stephens is the sister of James Lambert, the 73-year-old man who was beaten to death by a group of teens. She joined WUWW, along with Mr. Lambert’s nieces Tania and Rochelle Stephens, to talk about his legacy.

https://soundcloud.com/onwurd/wake-up-with-wurd-71522-elsie-tania-and-rochelle-stephens 

 

The Twin Docs: Dr. Delana Wardlaw and Dr. Elana McDonald discussed monkeypox, heat-related illnesses and a new report on how the COVID-19 vaccine affects menstruating women.

https://soundcloud.com/onwurd/wake-up-with-wurd-7-19-22-dr-delana-wardlaw-and-dr-elana-mcdonald 

 

Stop and Frisk: Philadelphia City Council President Darrell Clarke joined Wake Up With WURD to talk about stop and frisk.

https://soundcloud.com/onwurd/wake-up-with-wurd-71922-council-president-darrell-clarke 

COVID’s Financial Impact: Sunny Glottmann, a researcher at Center for Responsible Lending, discussed how the COVID-19 pandemic exacerbated gender disparities and left millions of women in a precarious financial situation. Its disproportionate impact on Black women and other women of color reduced their ability to repay outstanding student debt, per a new CRL report.

 

https://soundcloud.com/onwurd/reality-check-71922-sunny-glottmann 

 

Elections Integrity: David Levine is an elections integrity fellow for the Alliance for Securing Democracy (ASD), a nonpartisan initiative at the German Marshall Fund of the United States. He discussed three Pennsylvania counties’ refusal to tally undated mail-in ballots cast in the May primary.

 

https://soundcloud.com/onwurd/reality-check-72022-david-levine 

 

Health & Wellness: Margarita Davis-Boyer, managing director of Prevention and Family Supports at Belmont Charter Network, spoke about childhood traumas, how to find mental health help and professional networking to build stronger communities.

 

https://soundcloud.com/onwurd/the-source-andrea-lawful-sanders-7192022-margarita-davis-boyer 

 

Gender Roles: Podcast host Cheri Syphax joined The Source and host Andrea Lawful-Sanders to discuss gender roles, especially as they pertain to women outearning men.

 

https://soundcloud.com/onwurd/the-source-with-andrea-lawful-sanders-7192022-cheri-syphax 

 

Education: Sharif El-Mekki, founder of the Center for Black Educator Development, discussed the #WeNeedBlackTeachers campaign, Future Black Educators of Excellence Fund and Detroit Expansion for Freedom School Literacy Academy.

 

https://soundcloud.com/onwurd/the-source-andrea-lawful-sanders-7182022-sharif-el-mekki 

 

A Musical Legacy: Romance Hart, AKA DJ Romance, is the son of William Hart, founder and lead singer of The Delfonics. Romance joined Evening WURDs to discuss his father’s legacy.

 

https://soundcloud.com/onwurd/evening-wurds-71922-romance-hart

 

Revitalization: Michael Carroll, deputy managing director for Philly’s Office of Transportation and Infrastructure Systems, gave updates on the Washington Avenue revitalization project.

 

https://soundcloud.com/onwurd/evening-wurds-71422-michael-carroll 

 

K. Bain: The CEO of Community Capacity Development co-architects NYC Crisis Management System. He joined Evening WURDs to discuss New York’s efforts to combat gun violence.

 

https://soundcloud.com/onwurd/evening-wurds-71422-k-bain 

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