12:00 am - 1:00 am
Hosted by Carol Riddick and Donavan West, this show is an informative, entertaining and refreshing take on the hard conversations about love and life. Each day the hosts provide real facts and honest opinions on dating, sexual health, casual and committed relationships. These late night conversations will be served on a judgment free platter and seasoned with unapologetic realness.
6:00 am - 7:00 am
7:00 am - 10:00 am
Hosted by award-winning journalist Solomon Jones, Wake Up With WURD is a news and entertainment talk show that promotes dialogue and debate on today's hottest issues, and does so from a black perspective. Our guests include journalists, politicians, leaders, academics, and pop-culture icons. We seek to share news and information interactively, to engage our listeners in meaningful and compelling dialogue, and to use information as a basis for action.
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Reality Check features thought leadership, analysis, and data on the politics, policies, and people impacting our communities in Philadelphia and on the national and international front.
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Source, hosted by a powerhouse lineup of leaders from the Philadelphia region, offers fresh perspectives on news, politics, finance, economic development, personal growth and healing.
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
"The show will feature a heavy parade of guests who are both newsmakers, and opinion-shapers, and all of them will be challenged to offer relevant explication for why they are doing what they are doing," says Taliaferro.
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hosted by Kala J, this show is an informative and entertaining take on current events, music, bridging generational gaps, health & wellness from a millennial's point of view. Each show will recap the top news stories of the day and spotlight ways to improve our LivelyHood. The host will serve us with upbeat energy and youthful perspectives on everything from pop culture to politics, music to mental health and throwbacks to TikTok.
Faith and Religion
9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Rev. Sharpton's nationally syndicated radio show “Keepin it Real.” This daily program will keep you on pulse with what's happening in politics and the world while getting answers to real questions in this daily talk program.
WURD's City Council LIVE is your listening destination for LIVE broadcasts of Philadelphia City Council’s weekly "Meeting of the Whole" sessions (January-June, September-December). It airs every Thursday morning (barring schedule changes) at 10am ET on 96.1FM/900AMM and on wurdradio.com and WURD TV. In addition, host Charles Ellison conducts interviews with members of council and community/civic leaders on important issues to the Greater Philadelphia area. It also features a “City Councilperson of the Week” segment that provides in-depth focus on a particular member of Council. If you miss the live broadcast of City Council LIVE on WURD, we re-air it on Friday mornings from 2 am to 5 am ET. If City Council LIVE does not air on Thursdays at 10am, Ellison will conduct a LIVE broadcast of "Reality Check" instead. (Listen to a livestream of the station HERE!)
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
GROUNDINGS with Brother Shomari aims to help spread wisdom and knowledge to our people and is grounded in the belief that we must teach our own and control our own narrative.
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Laborers-Employers Cooperation and Education Trust discuss current issues related to work and politics.
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Solutions to national, state and local news are explored through the lens of race and gender.
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Officially? The Envy McKee Show aka Starfolk University (the onliest on air school for modern mystics) is hosted by Envy McKee, DJ Frosty Phenix (on the 1’s and 2’s) and a gorgeous star tribe of "Deans" who show up as life explorers, thought leaders, metaphysicians, visionaries, imagineers, intuitives, psychics, oracles, witches, shamans and idea tinkerers who are here to build and birth The Beloved Community in themselves and on planet Earth School. Bring a journal, a pen and 3 friends. Class is in session Friday nights 7-10pm.
12:00 am - 6:00 am
7:00 am - 9:00 am
Each Saturday, Vikki Leach and guests, offers various insights, information and perspectives via a magazine style format featuring conversation highlighting issues and topics impacting our communities - including health, politics and all things in between - with the goal of building bridges to empower communities.
9:00 am - 10:00 am
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Get the latest updates from City Council and The School District of Philadelphia every Saturday morning at 10am!
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
If you want Sports, The Murray Report is your place for sports news, information and more. Chris Murray, with more than 30 years of experience as a print and broadcast journalist has been covering sports on a regular basis since 1994. Throughout his career as a journalist, Murray has covered the Super Bowl, World Series, the NCAA Tournament, the NBA Playoffs and world championship boxing as well as other sporting events. Now, each Saturday, Chris and guests brings high-level intellect and perspectives featuring all aspects of the Sports world.
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Criminal Defense Attorney and Activist Michael Coard, has more than 15 years of trial experience and as many years in his work to break barriers that discriminate and disenfranchise citizens in the African American Community. Each Sunday, Coard and featured guests, delivers a perspective on handling legal situations that plague the growth and social stability in our region, offering the best of the best in legal advice – for free.
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Recovery Talk 101 Show covers several topics on addiction, treatment and recovery, with varies organizations in the City of Philadelphia and around the Nation.
The rhythmic sounds of Reggae, Soca and Calypso take over the airwaves each Saturday beginning at 7pm as listeners tune in to hear the voices of people and newsmakers from all over the Caribbean and feel the flavors of the islands through the sounds presented by longtime Jamaican Radio Personality, Lloyd Cummings, a signature voice of the Caribbean community. Voted the best weekend show in Philadelphia by the Ford Motor Company March of Dimes Achievement in Radio Awards, Caribbean Connection is your place for all things Caribbean.
Arts & Entertainment
12:00 am - 2:00 am
Funky People Radio® Live is a continuous dance mix of the latest Afro Soul - Deep House rhythms, with R&B, Disco & Funk classics curated by legendary Philly deejay, Tee Alford + invited guests. Music set playlists and artist contact details are published the morning following each new FM/web radio broadcast. The first FPRL show aired on WURD in January 2013. Follow Tee's events, tour dates, podcast archives and media channels via: https://funkypeopleonline.com. Contact at: email@example.com, 347.903.8659.
6:00 am - 11:00 am
For over 50 years, Rev. Louise Williams Bishop - dubbed the Queen of the Airwaves - has achieved an incredible degree of personal success in three separate, but related careers – radio, the ministry and politics. The theme that runs through all her work and music is her desire to bring inspiration and assistance to those people in need. She has used this forum to inform and unite people around social, civic and religious issues; to advocate for services for the poor, including job search; and to bring the message of political leaders to the people. Bishop was credited with keeping Philadelphia calm following the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King in 1968. Her program was consistently an institution in the Philadelphia media market.
Hosted by Tonya Hopkins, this show is a flavorful exploration of food marinated in the Black experience, seared with history and braised in culture. Each week the host will fold in conversations with special guests, mix in food-focused discussions about politics, business, health & wellbeing, music, the media, film & television, literature, and the arts — while separating the facts from fiction on the origins of the food & drinks we love most.
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
In the age of increased health disparities and high priced prescription drugs, Dr. Paul, explores various topics ranging from holistic practices, detoxing, GMO’s, Foods that feed life, food sustainability and more. Dr. Paul's spiritual quest for higher knowledge Spirit, Mind, & Body lead to him received his Holistic Health Consultant Certification as a Doctor of Naturopathy from the International Board of African Thinkers, Ghanian Traditional Healers, under the world-renowned Llaila O. Afrika School of Naturopathy and African Sciences. Listeners tune in each week to become more informed and empowered about their health and the various risk factors.
As a PhD and Professor of African American Studies at Temple University, Dr. Emeka’s unquenchable thirst for knowledge on the impact of slavery and colonialism drove him to engage in an in-depth study of these populations. Dr. Emeka brings this knowledge filled with the flavors of African, African American and AfriCaribbean Religious, Literatures and Philosophies to the air each week offering a first hand perspective about the complexities of the diaspora.
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
New World View brings the WURD listeners a unique perspective in advocating change by shaping positive views and opinions through various music genres. Recently recognized as the catalyst for the behind the scenes exploration of the acclaimed documentary “Quest”, New World View provides an incredible journey from the African American, African, Caribbean cultures – to name a few.
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