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International music icon Prince has died at age 57.

Stephanie Renée sits down with Deon Cole and Ice Cube to discuss the release of the next installment of the Barbershop film franchise – Barbershop: The Next Cut – during the stars’ recent visit to Philadelphia.

Philadelphia City Council unanimously approved a resolution honoring Jackie Robinson last week. Read on for details about the resolution as well as information about WURD’s own Jackie Robinson Day celebration on April 15.

A beautifully intricate Google Doodle featured earlier this week was created by Akilah Johnson, an African American 10th grader from Washington, D.C.’s Eastern Senior High School, who won the “Doodle 4 Google” student competition.

The August Wilson play Two Trains Running is now playing at The Arden Theater – and we’ve got you covered with a sweet $10 discount!

How often have we lamented the state of Black institutions and limited opportunities for Black economic empowerment? All month, WURD presents THE BLACK LIST – Creating A Path to Economic Self-Determination. Click to learn more about how YOU can participate.

In this episode of WURD Backstage, MOJO host Stef Renée interviews actor Omari Hardwick.

Joie Nearn, Imani Weeks and Sydne Hopkins of Science Leadership Academy scripted, filmed and edited a mini-documentary investigating colorism in the Black community. The project is called For the Love of Brown Girls.

Wake Up With WURD’s Solomon Jones has been nominated as Best Radio Personality in Philadelphia Magazine’s annual ‪#BestofPhilly!


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