Actor and comedian Chris Tucker joined Solomon Jones on Wake Up with WURD to discuss his rise to comedy and movie stardom and his stand-up show, “The Legend Tour 2023” on Oct. 18, at The Met Philadelphia.
Rev. Gregory Holston joined Joann Bell on Evening WURDs to discuss Pennsylvania Senate Republicans cutting 65% of the gun violence prevention budget and what the future of gun violence prevention looks like for Philadelphia.
Omari Bervine, president of Fraternal Order of Transit Police Lodge 109, joined Wake Up with WURD to talk about the possibility of a SEPTA police strike and what they are looking for from a new contract.
Sigal Kanotopsky, an Ethiopian Israeli and Northeast Regional Director for the Jewish Agency for Israel, and Philadelphia attorney David Hyman joined Joann Bell on Evening WURDs to discuss the complexities of the situation in Israel and Gaza.
Veronica Joyner joined Wake Up With WURD to discuss her retirement from Mathematics, Civics and Sciences Charter School, which she founded, and her decision to close the school rather than plan for a succession in leadership.
Michael Tillery, a writer for publications such as The New York Times, Bleacher Report, The Nation, and more joined Tonya Pendleton on Reality Check to talk about the Philadelphia Eagles’ first-season loss to the New York Jets and the Colorado Buffaloes’ double-overtime loss to Stanford.
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