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It is with a very heavy heart that we acknowledge the passing of radio icon Cody Anderson. According to his family he passed peacefully on Saturday evening. Cody was instrumental in breathing life into WURD and shepherding it over our almost 20 years, first as General Manager and most recently as a beloved host, mentor [...]
Sara Lomax-Reese is the president and CEO of WURD, the only African-American owned talk radio station in Pennsylvania and one of only three of its kind in the nation. She speaks about the importance and evolution of her station. NBC10’s Jacqueline London has the story. THE WURD WEEKLY NEWSLETTER Black Talk Media sent straight to [...]
WURD Family, beginning Monday, February 1st thru February 5th, in the 9 o'clock hour, Wake Up With WURD's Solomon Jones will be hosting the Big Game Trivia Contest brought to you by Brown’s Family ShopRite and the family business collaborative partners, Amoroso’s Bakery, Dietz and Watson, and Herr’s Snacks. Winners of the Big Game Trivia [...]
Reality Check host, Charles Ellison, will spearhead the Inauguration coverage by providing brief  updates at the top of each show starting with Wake Up With WURD and continuing throughout the day. From 10am -11:30am Charles Ellison will do a Special Inauguration Edition of Reality Check w/ some of our prominent contributors, a few inside D.C., [...]
NATIONAL PANEL Rev. Eugene Rivers, III - Anti-Gang Violence Activist; Boston MA Bishop Yvette Flunder - Equal Rights Activist, Womanist Theologian; Oakland CA (Contributor) Rev. Dr. William Barber - Anti-Poverty Activist; Goldsboro NC PHILADELPHIA PANEL Rev. Dr. Donna Jones - Cookman Beloved Community Baptist Rev. Dr. Mark Kelly Tyler - Mother Bethel AME Bishop Audrey [...]

#BlackWURDs Book Club is a monthly book club that will air on the second Tuesday of each month starting on Tuesday January 12 on Evening WURDS with Nick Taliaferro on WURD Radio. This month’s book is Deacon King Kong: A Novel by James McBride. Books selected will focus on the African American experience across social, […]

In the spirit of Harambee, Pulling Together, we must let Our Principles be Our Guide... Join Brother Shomari for a deep dive dialogue this Kwanzaa Holiday Season, with a particular focus on the Nguzo Saba (7 Principles)! Monday and Tuesday, December 28th and 29th (1 - 4pm), we will contemplate how Afrikan and Black centered [...]
Penn’s $100 million contribution to the School District—$10 million annually for 10 years—will be used to remediate environmental hazards, including asbestos and lead, in our public school buildings. This funding will have an immediate impact, supplementing the ongoing efforts of the City and District, and enabling them to dramatically accelerate and expand their response to [...]
Philadelphia announces new “Safer at Home” restrictions, starting Friday, November 20th, to fight rising COVID-19 cases This Friday, Philadelphians should prepare for new restrictions for about 6 weeks to help reduce the increase in coronavirus cases. The new “Safer at Home” restrictions will begin on Friday, November 20 and will remain in place through January [...]

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