ICYMI: Here’s a roundup of the biggest topics of conversation last week on WURD Radio.
1619 Project: Wednesday evening, WURD President and CEO Sara M. Lomax sat down with Nikole Hannah-Jones before the MLK Jr. Lecture in Social Justice at Penn Annenberg Center for Performing Arts to interview her about the 1619 Project.
Union League: State Rep. Ben Waxman joined Evening WURDs hosted by Nick Taliaferro to talk about Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis receiving an award from the Union League and the protest that was held in response.
Sports: Shemar Woods is the editorial director for Sports Illustrated. He joined Wake Up With WURD’s Solomon Jones to talk about the Eagles’ big win, their opponent in the NFC Championship game and the Sixers quietly becoming a serious NBA contender.
Health: Nakea Murray, founder of V-TOX Intimate Health and Wellness; Ava Adames, certified health and wellness coach; and Vivian Aries, an award-winning licensed esthetician all joined The Source hosted by Andrea Lawful Sanders. They discussed navigating life through menopause.
ecoWURD: Gregory Jenkins, professor of meteorology and atmospheric science, geography and African studies at Penn State, joined Charles Ellison on ecoWURD Magazine to discuss the lack of snow in Philadelphia and how our current climate crisis started with slavery.
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