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This week on WURD: What future Black homeowners should know, Sheriff Bilal addresses recent controversy, Penn holds Black skeletal remains with no communal input

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Sheriff Rochelle Bilal joined Solomon Jones on Wake Up With WURD to address the recent controversy of what she claims are AI-Created news articles praising her work on her website, all of which are unaccounted for online. 

Activist and writer Abdul Aliy Muhammad with Solomon Jones on Wake Up With Word to detail his pivotal role and the legal battling in the controversy surrounding the treatment of skeletal remains of African Americans held in Penn Museum’s Morton collection.

U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Marcia L. Fudge highlighted the administration’s efforts on Reality Check with Tonya Pendleton to make homeownership more accessible to Black and brown communities —  including aid with down payments and credit evaluation. 

Joel Wilson, president of the I Buy Black Investment Group, highlighted his Black-owned organization with Andrea Lawful-Sanders on The Source. He emphasized the need for inclusivity regardless of location and his new movie, “B1.” The film’s premiere on February 23 and 24, aim to inspire positive change within the Black community. 

Journalist Tavis Smiley spoke to P.O.C. on ecoWURD to reveal a $2 million year-long climate justice campaign spearheaded by SmileyAudioMedia. 

Influential Gospel Singer Ann Burton of the Mississippi Mass Choir came on Love & Life with Carol Riddick to discuss the choir’s 35-year long legacy in the making. She talks about her experience in the choir and the industry of music. 

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