Arts & Entertainment

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History Making Productions announced the release of the latest episode of Philadelphia: The Great Experiment – Disorder: 1820-1854. View the trailer for a preview featuring members of the WURD family!

2015 was a defining year of social and political achievements in the African-American community, ranging from Bree Newsome relieving South Carolina of its Confederate flag to the lack of police officer indictments in the Tamir Rice and Sandra Bland cases.

Grammy-award winning singer Natalie Cole, daughter of entertainment legend Nat “King” Cole, passed away on December 31 after a prolonged period of declining health. She was 65.

We had a ball at our 2015 Holiday Party at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PafA), starting off the afternoon off with our powerful “Art and Activism” panel discussion in partnership with PafA’s new exhibit “Procession: The Art of Norman Lewis.

There were so many amazing shows out during the late 90’s and early 00’s that gave positive images of black families. Despite the current success of shows like “Empire,” “Black-Ish,” and “Scandal,” there is so much more work that has to be done.

Panel discussion at SEI Innovation Studio at the Kimmel Center in Philadelphia on 11/21/15 exploring the current state of civil rights in our nation.

900AM-WURD’s Stef Renee, host of “The MOJO,” interviews Teyonah Parris of “Dear White People” and Spike Lee’s “Chi-raq.”

In a city with such deeply-rooted musical legacy, Philadelphia’s residents should be doing everything in our power to experience creative genius live on stage. Often.

Join 900AM-WURD for a specially-priced family and friends night when Universoul Circus comes to Philly!

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