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This week on WURD: Harvard’s president, decreasing unemployment, school truancy, and more

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Harvard President Claudine Gay (Photo: Harvard University Office of the President)

Macollvie Neel, executive editor of The Haitian Times, joined James Peterson on Evening WURDs to discuss the controversy surrounding Harvard president Claudine Gay following her remarks on antisemitism before Congress.

Nate File is a reporter for the Philadelphia Inquirer. He joined Solomon Jones on Wake Up With WURD to discuss a report on truancy in the Philadelphia school system.

Mayte Garcia joined Tonya Pendleton on Reality Check to discuss her marriage to Prince and Love 4 One Another (L4OA) Charities, which was established by Prince and Garcia in 1996.

Tom Perez is senior advisor to President Joe Biden and director of intergovernmental affairs. He joined James Peterson on Evening WURDs to talk about November’s unemployment numbers.

U.S. Rep. Dwight Evans spoke to Andrea Lawful-Sanders at WURD’s Empowerment Experience about the importance of Black media in Philadelphia, his relationship with Walter P. Lomax Jr., M.D., and more.

Lamont Jones, the author of “The Gist of Bid Whist,” joined Carol Riddick on Love and Life to discuss the origin of bid whist and its cultural relevance to the African-American community.

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