Author: Kyle Cuffie-Scott

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Guided by educator-activist Brother Shomari and educator-youth advocate Dr. Chuck Williams, YouthWURDs features teen-focused conversation led by a rotating group of dynamic and inspiring Philadelphia high school students.

On March 7 (2015) 900AM-WURD presented its third Wellness 101 community health education symposium – this time in celebration of Women’s History Month – with Healthy, Wealthy and Wise: A Woman’s Guide to Wholeness.

On February 28, 2015 – the third anniversary of Trayvon Martin’s death – Arcadia University hosted “Letters to Trayvon” – the culminating event of an engaging project celebrating Black men and boys through art and conversation.

WURD is proud to partner with WXPN to showcase Zydeco Crossroads! Join us for a year-long celebration of Zydeco music with a series of live concerts, dances, film screenings, panel discussions, radio specials, multimedia content, and an essay-rich website that showcases the history of zydeco music.

Congratulations to WURD’s own Stef Renée, Program Director and host of “The MOJO,” and Sales Director Monica Lewis! Both will be honored on February 18 at Joan Shepp’s 15th annual “Women of Substance and Style” awards in celebration of Black History Month.

In celebration of Black History Month 2015, 900AM-WURD, in partnership with The Library Company of Philadelphia, presented WURD Speaks: 150 Years of Freedom Fighting on February 25 as part of its Walter P. Lomax, Jr., MD Speaker Series.

Jazz legend Al Jarreau stopped by WURD studios during a recent visit to Philadelphia to share master knowledge with area school children. This is the first in a series of clips from that experience.

Inspirational music and images, prepared as pre-show content for 900AM WURD’s Black History Month WURD Speaks program: 150 Years of Freedom Fighting

On Wednesday February 25, Comcast live-streamed a two-part web series titled #MakingHistoryToday, focusing on Black tech entrepreneurs. WURD Program Director Stephanie Renée chatted with a few of the panelists about their platforms.


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