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WURD Radio is a proud partner with Sullivan Progress Plaza in presenting the celebration of Rev Dr. Leon H. Sullivan, taking place on air and online Friday, October 16th from 12pm to 2pm. In this video, Rev. Sullivan delivers his farewell speech to his Zion Baptist congregation, recapping 4 virtues that should be followed, to [...]
WURD Radio welcomes the return of veteran host, Nick Taliaferro in drive time 4-7pm Monday through Thursday. Taliaferro has been a teacher, counselor, writer, musician, minister, government administrator, philosopher and a swimsuit model (although the last position was only for one day, at the School for the Blind). "The show will feature a heavy parade [...]
WURD Radio welcomes media and broadcast veteran Dee Patel as its new Director of Programming and News. Patel has served in the Philadelphia broadcast region for 20 years. She was the news director of KYW Newsradio for over a decade where she also held a variety of positions at KYW Newsradio, including Executive Producer of [...]
Details: WURD Radio will host a special series, Conversation On Violence, to address and explore solutions to violence in Philadelphia. Hosted by Brother Shomari, Monday through Thursday from 4pm to 7pm, September 28th-October 1st, the on air conversations present multidimensional perspectives with different themes each day. Conversation On Violence will dive deeper into cultural ways [...]
Tune into WURD Radio on 900AM/96.1FM, wurdradio.com, WURD App, WURD TV via our website and Facebook Live on Friday, August 28th from 7-10pm. We are proud to be broadcasting and streaming the Black National Convention on all of our platforms! Check out Charles Ellison who will be our on air anchor for the program which [...]
Articles #WURDOnPolitics2020NewsPolitics & Government Here’s why Philadelphia’s 9th Ward has the highest voter turnout in the city #WURDOnPolitics2020NewsPolitics & Government Why These Two Wards Had Philadelphia’s Lowest Voter Turnout #WURDOnPolitics2020NewsPolitics & Government Why race-specific voter turnout data is a challenge to collect #WURDOnPolitics2020NewsPolitics & Government ‘The first but not the last’: State Representative Joanna McClinton [...]
July 13th through August 20th 1:00pm to 2:30pm The Summer of Freedom Neighborhood Love Tour virtual broadcast series will kick off on Monday, July 13th with host, Dr. Aaron Smith. Each broadcast will shine a light on one of Philadelphia’s neighborhoods, with a focus on neighborhood history, Philadelphia’s freedom fighters, and community resources that are [...]
WHYY Special Police, Reimagined: The Future of Public Safety is a four-part community conversation series that attempts the answer the question: Can you reduce funding for police, and limit their role in communities, while ensuring public safety for all communities? Airing in a 3 part series starting Wednesday, June 17th at 7:30pm EST, WHYY would [...]
In June of 2020 WURD Radio will present a Celebration of Black Women In Music and Literature. The month-long celebration will run throughout June and will highlight Black women musicians, authors, and their work which is often at the center of cultural preservation and movement building. The series will highlight the work of Maya Angelou, [...]

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