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On Indigenous Peoples Day 2021, WURD Radio hosted its Third Annual ecoWURD Environmental Justice Summit at Bartram’s Garden. This year’s summit kicked off with a welcome blessing by David Hughes, headman at The Eagle Medicine Band of Cherokee Indians, and a conversation with Reality Check host and ecoWURD Founder & Managing Editor Charles Ellison and [...]
WURD Radio is sharing a harvest for the world! From Oct. 11 through Dec. 31, visit wurdradio.com each week to find information on upcoming give-back events in Philadelphia. We will feature organizations hosting free food and clothing giveaways, workshops and more.   TechGirlz.org What is it? Free virtual tech workshops for middle school girls in grades [...]

#BlackWURDs Book Club is a monthly book club that airs on the second Tuesday of each month on Evening WURDS with Nick Taliaferro on WURD Radio. Each segment Nick will hold a contest for a giveaway book bundle which consists of 4 titles from Kensington’s Dafina’s authors of colors newest release. ForWURD Members can get […]

On Labor Day, the five inaugural recipients of WURD Radio's Founder’s Day Community Impact Awards shared playlists that represented the soundtrack of their lives as part of WURD's "Puttin' In the Work" Labor Day Special. In case you missed their audio-biographies, take a listen to their playlists below.   THE WURD WEEKLY NEWSLETTER Black Talk Media sent [...]
On August 14th, the country of Haiti was hit by a crippling earthquake which has left thousands dead. In an effort to provide reputable organizations so that our audience can send donations, WURD Radio, in conjunction with URL Media partners, has compiled a list of helpful resources. Haitian Professionals of Philadelphia Earthquake Relief - yellow [...]
This year for Founder’s Day, WURD Radio will acknowledge five members of the community who represent the ideals, mission and character of our founder, Walter P. Lomax Jr., M.D.  Join us on Founder’s Day, Thursday Aug. 26, when we honor the awardees. Click here for a full schedule of Founder’s Day events. The 2021 WURD [...]
As WURD Radio prepares to honor the legacy of Walter P. Lomax Jr., M.D. during our Founder’s Day celebration on Aug. 26, learn more about the man whose life and service left an indelible imprint on the Philadelphia community. Hear Sara Lomax-Reese interview her father, Walter P. Lomax Jr., M.D.  Hear Dr. Lomax in his [...]
By WURD Radio We're baaaaaack! As the city reopened after COVID-19 restrictions, WURD Radio hosted several live broadcasts around the city to meet with fans and share information on its Early Bird membership campaign. WURD went to Fresh Grocer on Monument Road on June 11 for its first event of the year! Tiffany Bacon hosted [...]
By WURD Radio In honor of Black Music Month, WURD Radio host Tiffany Bacon interviewed musicologist, pianist, composer and University of Pennsylvania professor Dr. Guthrie Ramsey about the history of “Freedom Music” and its impact on Black culture and community.  Hear the interview in full below, listen to our Songs of Freedom playlist and share [...]

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