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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 [...]
Whether you want to give your dad a shout-out or you're a father yourself, we want to hear from you! Please tell us why your father deserves a special shout-out for Father's Day. And if you're a father, please tell us what fatherhood means to you.  Loading… THE WURD WEEKLY NEWSLETTER Black Talk Media sent [...]
This Black Music Month, as the city starts to reopen and we embrace the spirit of Juneteenth, WURD Radio celebrates Songs of Freedom. All month long, we’ll share stories behind some of the most recognizable classics and spotlight artists producing music about Black liberation.   Loading… THE WURD WEEKLY NEWSLETTER Black Talk Media sent straight [...]
Here’s how to start -- and continue -- the ‘Day of Healing’ The fight against the systemic brutalization of Black bodies started long before the heinous murder of George Floyd on May 25, 2020. We have a long history of trauma and abuse at the hands of white America. But through it all we always [...]
May 20, 2021 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WURD AND PHILADELPHIA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE PARTNER TO SUPPORT BLACK-OWNED BUSINESSES In their ongoing commitment to connect Philadelphians with jobs and business development opportunities, WURD Radio joins forces with The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia for a strategic partnership.               PHILADELPHIA, PA​ – [...]
The May 18 primary election in Pennsylvania features a number of city-wide and state judicial races, in addition to several ballot questions. In our special #WURDonPolitics Election coverage, the last public debate between the Democratic Party candidates running for District Attorney in the City of Philadelphia happened Wednesday, May 12, exclusively on WURD Radio. Incumbent [...]
March 4, 2021 THREE RADIO STATIONS ACROSS THE NATION JOIN FORCES TO CELEBRATE BLACK WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS WITH LEVELUP CONTEST  WURD Radio in Philadelphia joins WVON Chicago and KJLH Radio Los Angeles to activate #LevelUP, a contest for women entrepreneurs in celebration of Women’s History Month PHILADELPHIA—In recognition of Women’s History Month, WURD Radio is launching [...]
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 [...]

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