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Brittney Griner Released – Plus, A Philadelphia Councilmember’s Plan to Tackle Gun Violence

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

Brittney Griner: White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre joined Evening WURDs to talk with Nick Taliaferro about the successful return of professional basketball player Brittney Griner from her detainment in Russia.

https://soundcloud.com/onwurd/evening-wurds-12822-karine-jean-pierre

2023 Mayoral Race: Chris Brennan from the Philadelphia Inquirer appeared on Evening WURDs to talk about Rep. Amen Brown, the latest candidate to enter the Philadelphia mayoral race.

https://soundcloud.com/onwurd/evening-wurds-12522-chris-brennan

Gun Violence: Philadelphia council member-at-large Isaiah Thomas appeared on CrossWURDz to discuss his violence prevention plan for Philadelphia and how it will affect our youth.

https://soundcloud.com/onwurd/crosswurdz-12522-councilman-isaiah-thomas

Voting: Portia Fullard and Shawn Mooring from the Lenfest Institute for Journalism joined Charles Ellison on Reality Check to discuss an initiative that will invest $1.5 million in news coverage and voter engagement during next year’s mayoral election.

https://soundcloud.com/onwurd/reality-check-12722-lenfest-institiute-for-journalism

Donald Trump: Sam Spital is director of litigation for the NAACP’s Legal Defense Fund. He joined Charles to discuss a federal court ruling in a lawsuit alleging violations of the Voting Rights Act by former president Trump and the Republican National Committee.

https://soundcloud.com/onwurd/reality-check-12522-sam-spital

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