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These Black female lawyers were attending a convention when Roe was overturned. What they plan now

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These Black female lawyers were attending a convention when Roe was overturned. What they plan now

As we grapple with the fallout from the reversal of Roe v Wade, we turned to a prominent Black lawyer to help us make sense of the legal foundation that led to this landmark court ruling. Professor Lécia Vicente is a Business Law Professor and advisor with a deep understanding of risk management in different corporate cultures.  We caught up with her recently after she returned from her first Lutie […]

Submit a nomination for WURD’s Community Impact Award

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Submit a nomination for WURD’s Community Impact Award

This year for Founder’s Day, WURD Radio will acknowledge five members of the community who work tirelessly to strengthen and uplift the community. Read about last year’s recipients here. Please nominate an individual or group worthy of WURD’s Community Impact Award. Nominations will close at 11:59 p.m. July 24. Loading…

Black-led nonprofits in Philadelphia still face funding barriers

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Black-led nonprofits in Philadelphia still face funding barriers

ICYMI: Here’s a roundup of the biggest topics of conversation last week on WURD Radio. Black-led Nonprofits: Kelly Woodland, executive director of the national kids activity nonprofit After School All Stars, and Sharmain Matlock-Turner, CEO of the Urban Affairs Coalition, joined Wake Up With WURD to talk about a recent report on how Black-led nonprofits in Philadelphia still face barriers in making substantive connections with regional funders. https://soundcloud.com/onwurd/wake-up-with-wurd-62022-kelly-woodland-and-sharmain-matlock-turner  Bill Cosby: […]

Politics & Government

Charles Ellison’s Reality Check on the Jan. 6th Hearings

By Charles Ellison | WURD Radio How would you summarize the last few weeks of the Jan. 6th hearings? First: The January 6th Committee itself and these public hearings are an essential exercise. We need to have them. It's absolutely crucial Congress investigate and hold those who attacked it accountable because this is about governance, confidence and stability. If Congress fails at this function, public confidence in government (which is […]

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Listen to WURD’s Black Music Month playlist

WURD is celebrating Black Music Month by honoring the history and impact of gospel music! Listen to this playlist of vignettes to learn more. We’ll be updating it throughout the month of June. https://soundcloud.com/onwurd/sets/black-music-month-2022 WURD’s Black Music Month vignettes are sponsored by Comcast, Keystone First, Bank of America, PECO, AARP Philadelphia, PA Lottery, Dedicated Senior Medical Center and Kimmel Center.  

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Listen to WURD’s Black Music Month playlist

WURD is celebrating Black Music Month by honoring the history and impact of gospel music! Listen to this playlist of vignettes to learn more. We’ll be updating it throughout the month of June. https://soundcloud.com/onwurd/sets/black-music-month-2022 WURD’s Black Music Month vignettes are sponsored by Comcast, Keystone First, Bank of America, PECO, AARP Philadelphia, PA Lottery, Dedicated Senior Medical Center and Kimmel Center.  

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