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ICYMI: Here’s a roundup of the biggest topics of conversation this week on WURD Radio. Sidney Poitier's Impact: Tim Gordon is editor-in-chief of FilmGordon, WETA's Around Town critic, Film Capo of WAFCA and host of "Keeping It Reel with FilmGordon," He spoke on Wake Up With WURD about the legacy of Sidney Poitier. https://soundcloud.com/onwurd/wake-up-with-wurd-11022-tim-gordon Schools [...]
Your voice counts. Join the conversation and learn about the candidates for Pennsylvania U.S. Senate at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 18, at Enon Tabernacle Baptist Church. There will be candidate introductions, platform presentations, and a question-and-answer session. The conversation will be hosted by the Rev. Alyn Waller, Evening WURDS host Nick Taliaferro, friends and Philadelphia-area [...]
Walter P. Lomax Jr., M.D.'s history with Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. In this archival interview, Walter P. Lomax Jr., M.D. speaks with his daughter, WURD President and CEO Sara Lomax-Reese, about treating the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. just two months before Dr. King’s assassination. https://soundcloud.com/onwurd/sara-lomax-reese-interviews-walter-p-lomax-jr-md  MLK Day events (note: list includes [...]

#BlackWURDs Book Club is a monthly book club that airs on the select Tuesday’s of each month on Evening WURDS with Nick Taliaferro on WURD Radio.  ForWURD Members can get copies of our featured books and receive a 20 percent discount when you purchase at Harriet’s Bookstore or Hakim’s bookstore!! January’s book is: “Ten Lives, […]

ICYMI: Here’s a roundup of the biggest topics of conversation this week on WURD Radio. Thursday marked the one-year anniversary of the Jan. 6, 2021, riot at the U.S. Capitol. Below is a roundup of WURD's reflections on the day, including interviews with: Karl Racine, attorney general of the District of Columbia  Craig Harrington, senior [...]
ICYMI: Here’s a roundup of the biggest topics of conversation this week on WURD Radio. Empowering WURDS: Dr. Robin Smith, best known as the therapist in residence on "The Oprah Winfrey Show," is the keynote speaker for WURD's Empowerment Experience! She spoke to Evening WURDS' Nick Taliaferro to preview the event. Spotlight on Camden: Camden, [...]
WURD Radio will host the 2021 Empowerment Experience on Friday, Dec. 17. This year’s theme is “The Power, Purpose and Possibility of Black Women: Conversations on Healing and Wholeness,” which will feature a keynote from Dr. Robin Smith and several hours worth of exciting panel discussions! Read below for more information about the panelists for [...]
ICYMI: From pandemic news to police shootings, here’s a roundup of the biggest topics of conversation this week on WURD Radio. The Kim Potter Case: Linn Washington Jr. is a professor of journalism at Temple University, where he is a co-founder of the award-winning Multimedia Urban Reporting Lab. In addition to his Temple degrees, Washington [...]
As part of WURD Radio’s Go to Know campaign, award-winning author and professor Dr. Ibram X. Kendi joins Nick Taliaferro for a conversation about his life, fight and recovery from stage IV colon cancer. Dr. Kendi, a Temple University graduate, has written three books: “Stamped from the Beginning,” “How to Be An Antiracist” and “400 [...]

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