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Learn about the life, legacy of WURD founder Walter P. Lomax Jr., M.D.

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Learn about the life, legacy of WURD founder Walter P. Lomax Jr., M.D.

As WURD Radio prepares to honor the legacy of Walter P. Lomax Jr., M.D. during our Founder’s Day celebration on Aug. 31, learn more about the man whose life and service left an indelible imprint on the Philadelphia community. Hear Sara Lomax-Reese interview her father, Walter P. Lomax Jr., M.D.  Hear Dr. Lomax in his own words. In this archival interview, he speaks with his daughter, WURD President and CEO […]

Decades after the MOVE bombing, a brother finally reclaims his sisters’ remains

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Decades after the MOVE bombing, a brother finally reclaims his sisters’ remains

ICYMI: Here’s a roundup of the biggest topics of conversation last week on WURD Radio. MOVE Bombing: Lionell Dotson and attorney Dan Hartstein joined Wake Up With WURD to discuss finally being able to reclaim the remains of Dotson’s sisters, who were just 12 and 14 years old when the city of Philadelphia dropped a bomb on an Osage Avenue home, killing them and nine others. https://soundcloud.com/onwurd/wake-up-with-wurd-8422-lionell-dotson-and-daniel-hartstein Nichelle Nichols: Film […]

Overdose deaths are rising fast in Black and Indigenous communities. What can be done to stop them?

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Overdose deaths are rising fast in Black and Indigenous communities. What can be done to stop them?

ICYMI: Here’s a roundup of the biggest topics of conversation last week on WURD Radio.Drug Deaths: Daliah Heller, VP of drug use initiatives at Vital Strategies, discussed the historic number of overdose deaths, the fact that overdose deaths are rising fastest in Black and Indigenous communities and what can be done to stop them. https://soundcloud.com/onwurd/reality-check-72822-daliah-heller Maternal Mortality: Layla Jones, a reporter for the Philadelphia Inquirer, joined Wake Up With WURD to […]

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WURD Radio Names Veteran Writer and Strategic Marketer Ashanti Martin as New General Manager

Philadelphia, Pa. – WURD Radio LLC has hired veteran writer and creative marketing strategist Ashanti Martin as its new general manager. With more than 20 years of experience as a journalist and communications professional, Martin will be responsible for maintaining and enhancing the quality of WURD and its content across its multimedia platforms and robust community engagement initiatives.WURD Radio is the only African-American owned and operated talk radio station in […]

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A mover on a mission to heal

This article was originally published by Love Now Media.By Jos Duncan Asé | Love Now MediaPhoto credit: Soulaira Studios“This is a sacred space. There is no room for fear, lack, doubt, or judgment,” declared Leaira Soulight in full voice as her Twerk Tabata™ class started at the Living Arts Dance Studio in the Northern Liberties section of Philadelphia. Women of all ages and body types responded with an eruption of cheers while […]

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