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This week on WURD: Reparations in Philly, what’s happening in Gaza, The Stolen Girls of Americus and more

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Philadelphia 3rd City District Councilwoman Jamie Gauthier joined Tonya Pendleton on Reality Check to discuss the upcoming hearing on the 911 phone system and the Reparations Task Force.

Jude Husein serves as the Director of State Advocacy for the Pennsylvania State Senate and is the only Palestinian staffer in the General Assembly. She joined Carol Riddick on Love and Life to discuss the genocide in Gaza and how people around the world are standing in solidarity with Palestinians.

Lilly Workneh, Chief Content Officer of PushBlack joined Tonya Pendleton to discuss “The Stolen Girls of Americus,” a new podcast presented by PushBlack, in collaboration with Accelerate Change and Audacy, that transports listeners back in time to the height of the Civil Rights Movement.

Dr. Tukufu Zuberi is the Lasry Family Professor of Race Relations, and Professor of Sociology and Africana Studies at the University of Pennsylvania. He joined Solomon Jones on Wake Up With WURD to talk about the fight for reparations.

Chris Murray, journalist, college lecturer and host of The Murray Report, joined Love and Life for his new weekly sports segment where he gave his take on the 76ers without James Harden, the Eagles’ pathway to the Superbowl and more.

 

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