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The Philadelphia Citizen’s Ideas We Should Steal Festival™ is an annual full-day convening that brings the most innovative urban thinkers and global thought leaders together to share and discuss bold ideas that can transform our city. This year’s Festival features bold-faced names like HBO’s John Oliver, New York Attorney General Letitia James, Dayton Mayor Nan […]

October 22, 2019         FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Contact: YaYa Horne yhorne@wurdradio.com  WURD Radio’s “ecoWURD Environmental Justice Summit” featured an array of ideas, cultural expressions, and solutions to better the environment        (PHILADELPHIA, PA​) – On Sunday, October 20, 2019, WURD Radio held its first ever ecoWURD Environmental Justice Summit in partnership with Bartram’s Garden. Amidst the […]

Pamela Grayson-Baltimore is the Founder and CEO of I Dare to Care Association (ID2C) which is a mentor program for young girls and she is also a breast cancer survivor. She joins Wake Up With WURD to share her story, talk about the importance of regular screenings to check for breast cancer, and how her [...]

In this week’s episode of WURD Show on the Go, Dr. Aaron Smith visits New Covenant Church for the Poor People’s Campaign Hearings. The goal of the hearings are to lift up the voices of poor and dispossessed directly-impacted people, and the faith leaders who are on the side of the poor, to demand that […]

WURD Radio is committed to using our platform to discuss the outbreak of violence happening in our communities and will dedicate this week to exploring solutions. Our hosts have listened to the community and to callers to come up with the following list of solutions to explore. We will continue to discuss these issues and [...]
On Sunday, July 25th, Wake Up With WURD host Solomon Jones and the Rally for Justice Coalition organized a town hall meeting at Mother Bethel AME Church. The event was a follow up to the firing of 13 Philadelphia Police Officers who posted racist comments on Facebook. The initial discovery was made through the Plain [...]
WURD Radio, Pennsylvania's only African-American talk radio station, in partnership with the Barnes Foundation, held a powerful discussion that will examine the mental, physical and spiritual impact of gentrification - and strategies to survive it. Panelists Included: Tommy Joshua Caison, Executive Director for North Philly Peace Park Anne Fadullon, Director of Planning & Development City of Philadelphia [...]

The mothers of Tamir Rice, Sean Bell, Eric Garner, and Sandra Bland (Samaria Rice, Valerie Bell, Geneva Reed-Veal, and Gwen Carr), join Brother Shomari to talk about violence in our community, where they are in the fight for justice for their children, and to talk about the movie Jason’s Letter. Jason’s Letter, written by Terrance […]

Kwanzaa has seven core principles, or Nguzo Saba: DAY 1 – UMOJA DAY 2 – KUJICHAGULIA DAY 3 – UJIMA DAY 4 – UJAMAA DAY 5- NIA   DAY 6-KUUMBA DAY 7- IMANI


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