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Darryl C. Murphy | WHYY.org Omar Tate tells stories through food. With his pop-up food event Honeysuckle, the 34-year-old chef applies his skills in painting, sculpture, and the written word to bring the Black experience, with a Philly influence, to the palate of diners. For example, in one dish, Tate uses turkey necks coated in [...]
It’s nearly 50 days into the pandemic and thousands of school kids still aren’t able to access online learning. WURD’s midday host wonders, why can’t we be more like Detroit? It’s unclear what led to the fantastically moronic idea this week to herd disconnected Philadelphia public school students into WiFi-accessible parking lots. What we are [...]
This story is part of the SoJo Exchange of COVID-19 stories from the Solutions Journalism Network, a nonprofit organization dedicated to rigorous reporting about responses to social problems. By Amadou Diallo | THE HECHINGER REPORT This story was produced by The Hechinger Report, a nonprofit, independent news organization focused on inequality and innovation in education. [...]

Honoring one of Philadelphia’s own creative giants – James Mtume – on the celebration of his TVOne UNSUNG special and so much more!

Talking about race can evoke fear, anger, misunderstanding. So it often remains the elephant in the room. This panel discussion asks the question, “What do we lose when we don’t talk about race and how could our lives improve if we did?”

WURD Radio, owner and operator of 900AM-WURD, Pennsylvania’s only Black talk radio station, today announced the launch of an FM sister station that will simulcast 24 hours per day on 96.1 FM in Philadelphia.

Taylor Hosking is a graduating senior at The University of Pennsylvania, interning with The MOJO for her final semester. The CUBA LIBRE blog series will recap some of her Spring Break experience on the island.

Universal Companies’ Kenny Gamble and Rahim Islam, Enon Tabernacle’s Rev. Alyn Waller, and other community leaders launch the iBuyBlack Discount Card.

WURD’s Vincent Thompson interviews Lucy Kerman, Senior Vice Provost for University and Community Partnerships at Drexel University, about the importance of the $3.5 billion Schuylkill Yards and Inclusive Development project.


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