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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 […]

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

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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 […]

Replay WURD’s roundtable discussion on the impact Roe v. Wade’s reversal will have on Black women

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Replay WURD’s roundtable discussion on the impact Roe v. Wade’s reversal will have on Black women

Solutions host Amadee Braxton led an exclusive WURD Radio roundtable discussion on July 21 with leading women’s health and reproductive justice experts about the unique impact the reversal of Roe v. Wade will have on Black women.  Joining the discussion were panelists La’Tasha D. Mayes, Dorothy Roberts, Tiffany Barrett, Tracie Q. Gilbert and Elicia Gonzales. (Read more here about their respective credentials and backgrounds.)  If you missed the discussion, or […]

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A 73-year-old man was beaten to death. Here’s what his family wants you to know about his life

ICYMI: Here’s a roundup of the biggest topics of conversation last week on WURD Radio. A Family Grieves: Elsie Stephens is the sister of James Lambert, the 73-year-old man who was beaten to death by a group of teens. She joined WUWW, along with Mr. Lambert’s nieces Tania and Rochelle Stephens, to talk about his legacy. https://soundcloud.com/onwurd/wake-up-with-wurd-71522-elsie-tania-and-rochelle-stephens  The Twin Docs: Dr. Delana Wardlaw and Dr. Elana McDonald discussed monkeypox, heat-related illnesses and […]

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Do you have an abortion story to tell? Please share it with us

Have you had, or thought about having an abortion? This is a safe space where you can anonymously share your story. As we continue to discuss the reversal of Roe v. Wade, these stories will provide thought-provoking insight to the reasons why women contemplate and choose to have an abortion. Please consider sharing your story with us. Solutions host Amadee Braxton will share some of the stories on air during […]

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Do you have an abortion story to tell? Please share it with us

Have you had, or thought about having an abortion? This is a safe space where you can anonymously share your story. As we continue to discuss the reversal of Roe v. Wade, these stories will provide thought-provoking insight to the reasons why women contemplate and choose to have an abortion. Please consider sharing your story with us. Solutions host Amadee Braxton will share some of the stories on air during […]

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