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The Upcoming Housing Lottery–Plus a Tragedy On MLK Day

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Housing: Kelvin Jeremiah is president and CEO of the Philadelphia Housing Authority, the fourth-largest in the country. He joined The Source to discuss the upcoming housing lottery and the recruitment of new landlords.

 

https://soundcloud.com/onwurd/the-source-w-andrea-lawful-sanders-kelvin-a-jeremiah-11623

 

Violence: Veteran news reporter Daphne Taylor joined Evening WURDs with Nick Taliaferro to talk about the recent shooting in Florida during Martin Luther King Day and the details surrounding its coverage.

 

https://soundcloud.com/onwurd/evening-wurds-11823-daphne-taylor

 

The Plug: Alesia Bani of The Plug and Senzwa Ntshepe of The Connect talk about Ntshepe’s virtual business connecting professionals of color in Philadelphia.

 

https://soundcloud.com/onwurd/crosswurdz-11823-the-plug

 

Policing: Rev. Carolyn Caveness of Bethel AME Church in Ardmore joined The Power Hour with Mark Kelly Tyler to talk about the mistreatment and tasing of a Black woman in Lower Merion by police.

 

https://soundcloud.com/onwurd/the-power-hour-11823-rev-carolyn-caveness

 

Politics: Pennsylvania State Sen. Vincent Hughes joined Wake Up With WURD’s Solomon Jones to talk about $100 million+ in grants to support community violence intervention and prevention efforts.

 

https://soundcloud.com/onwurd/wake-up-with-wurd-11723-senator-vincent-hughes

 

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