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A Long Overdue Apology–Plus a Broadcast to Free Mumia

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

Holmesburg: On The Source, Joann Bell and the Black Women’s Leadership Council broke the story regarding the apology from the Philadelphia College of Physicians for the unethical medical experiments performed on mostly Black inmates at its Holmesburg Prison from the 1950s through the 1970s.

https://soundcloud.com/onwurd/the-source-bwlc-11123-holmesburg-prison-apology-news-story

More on Holmesburg: Philadelphia Journalist, Allen Hornblum joined Evening WURDs with Nick Taliaferro to follow up on the breaking news regarding the apology for the “Acres of Skin” Holmesburg prisoner experiment.

https://soundcloud.com/onwurd/evening-wurds-11123-alan-hornblum

Free Mumia: Brother Shomari, Michael Coard and Linn Washington hosted a special broadcast program, #BROADCAST2FREEMUMIA. They discussed the incarceration of activist and journalist Mumia Abu-Jamal and his 41-year struggle for justice alongside a variety of organizers, attorneys and scholars.

https://soundcloud.com/onwurd/11223-broadcast2freemumia

Politics: State Representative Chris Rabb joined Amadee Braxton on Solutions to talk about the most recent House leadership vote and Democratic priorities for the new legislative session.

https://soundcloud.com/onwurd/solutions-162023-chris-rabb

Media: Film and TV critic Tim Gordon is publisher of TheFilmGordon. He joined Wake Up With WURD’s Solomon Jones to talk about the history of racism at the Golden Globes.

https://soundcloud.com/onwurd/wake-up-with-wurd-11123-tim-gordon

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