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This week on WURD: Voting rights act weakened, a Thanksgiving performance to remember, caring for your mental health during the holidays and more

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Commentator Roxanne Jones joined Solomon Jones on Wake Up with WURD to talk about a federal appeals court that moved to weaken the Voting Rights Act, as well as the case of Dexter Wade, a Black man who was fatally struck by a Mississippi police vehicle and secretly buried in a prisoner’s grave.

Lady Alma, Philadelphia’s legendary house music vocalist, joined Tonya Pendleton on Reality Check to discuss her career and her Thanksgiving Day Parade performance with Philadelphia Eagles player Jason Malaita.

Dr. Zenida Driver, executive director of Sunrise Community of Pennsylvania, and Pepper Thomas, radio host of “The Hot Pepper Show” in Austin, TX joined Carol Riddick on Love and Life to discuss how to take care of your mental health during the holidays, especially if after the loss of a loved one.

Karyn White, international recording artist and singer of the smash hit song “Superwoman,” joined Reality Check to discuss her career and performances at City Winery. 

Educator Dana Carter joined Michael Coard on Radio Courtroom to discuss teacher-student post-graduation relationships and racial disparities in passing and failing rates among Philadelphia students. 

 

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