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Education: This past Tuesday, March 28, Jason Wingard, the first Black president of Temple University, resigned as the faculty union was preparing to hold a vote of no confidence.
Listen to the interview that Solomon Jones did with Wingard on Wake Up with WURD about a month ago, where they discussed the killing of Officer Chris Fitzgerald, safety concerns and how the Temple community will move forward as they deal with grief.
Donald Trump: Attorney Damon Tyner is a former Atlantic County prosecutor and former superior court judge. He joined Wake Up With WURD to talk about the hush money case against Donald Trump.
Gun Violence: Joann Bell and Rita Hill conducted a live broadcast at the Philadelphia School District building. They interviewed several high school students who shared their stories about being victims of gun violence and knowing peers and family who were victims of gun violence.
Incarceration: Anton Andrew, education and advocacy fellow at the Pennsylvania Prison Society, joined Evening WURDs to discuss Gov. Shapiro cutting funding for the family connection program. Later in the show, Nick and Anton are joined by Virginia Hammond, a mother who used the program to visit her incarcerated son.
Journalism: Philadelphia Association of Black Journalists president and author Ernest Owens joined CrossWURDz to talk about the upcoming mayoral race here in Philadelphia and what the PABJ has in store for its 50th anniversary this year.
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