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Episode 2 of “Pushback,” our joint podcast with Philadelphia Magazine, is live! Our topic this time around is Black Intellectualism. Read on for more details and to learn about this episode’s guests.

If you want to make an impact in a student’s life, become a teacher for the School District of Philadelphia. Apply now at jobs.philasd.org #TeachPHL

Vincent Thompson, political correspondent for WURD and host of “City Council Live,” spoke with Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney just before he give his annual budget address to City Council.

The Kimmel Center is holding a Drumline Battle Competition — and the winner will perform a 10 minute set as the opening act for DRUMLine LIVE on opening night, Thursday March 9. Click for entry details!

Introducing “Reality Check with Charles Ellison,” every Monday through Thursday from 4-7pm. Hosted by Charles D. Ellison — veteran political strategist and Philly native — “Reality Check” will discuss issues rippling through the nation’s capitals, state houses and city halls.

We need your input — what do you think are the top issues facing the Black community? We’ll use your top three choices as the basis for our February 22 Generations: Speak! conversation.

Senator Elizabeth Warren was silenced during Tuesday night’s Senate debate over the nomination of Senator Jeff Sessions for Attorney General when she began quoting the late Coretta Scott King about Sessions’ history of Black voter suppression.

With a new administration on its way in, WURD is one of few independently owned media outlets that offer our community a place to speak and be heard, especially when our voices are increasingly marginalized, ignored and silenced.

Today, President Obama sent his final email to his newsletter subscribers. Read on for the full text.


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