Events

Your voice counts. Join the conversation and learn about the candidates for Pennsylvania U.S. Senate at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 18, at Enon Tabernacle Baptist Church. There will be candidate introductions, platform presentations, and a question-and-answer session. The conversation will be hosted by the Rev. Alyn Waller, Evening WURDS host Nick Taliaferro, friends and Philadelphia-area [...]
Walter P. Lomax Jr., M.D.'s history with Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. In this archival interview, Walter P. Lomax Jr., M.D. speaks with his daughter, WURD President and CEO Sara Lomax-Reese, about treating the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. just two months before Dr. King’s assassination. https://soundcloud.com/onwurd/sara-lomax-reese-interviews-walter-p-lomax-jr-md  MLK Day events (note: list includes [...]
As WURD Radio prepares to honor the legacy of Walter P. Lomax Jr., M.D. during our Founder’s Day celebration on Aug. 26, learn more about the man whose life and service left an indelible imprint on the Philadelphia community. Hear Sara Lomax-Reese interview her father, Walter P. Lomax Jr., M.D.  Hear Dr. Lomax in his [...]
By WURD Radio We're baaaaaack! As the city reopened after COVID-19 restrictions, WURD Radio hosted several live broadcasts around the city to meet with fans and share information on its Early Bird membership campaign. WURD went to Fresh Grocer on Monument Road on June 11 for its first event of the year! Tiffany Bacon hosted [...]
March 4, 2021 THREE RADIO STATIONS ACROSS THE NATION JOIN FORCES TO CELEBRATE BLACK WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS WITH LEVELUP CONTEST  WURD Radio in Philadelphia joins WVON Chicago and KJLH Radio Los Angeles to activate #LevelUP, a contest for women entrepreneurs in celebration of Women’s History Month PHILADELPHIA—In recognition of Women’s History Month, WURD Radio is launching [...]
In the spirit of Harambee, Pulling Together, we must let Our Principles be Our Guide... Join Brother Shomari for a deep dive dialogue this Kwanzaa Holiday Season, with a particular focus on the Nguzo Saba (7 Principles)! Monday and Tuesday, December 28th and 29th (1 - 4pm), we will contemplate how Afrikan and Black centered [...]
July 13th through August 20th 1:00pm to 2:30pm The Summer of Freedom Neighborhood Love Tour virtual broadcast series will kick off on Monday, July 13th with host, Dr. Aaron Smith. Each broadcast will shine a light on one of Philadelphia’s neighborhoods, with a focus on neighborhood history, Philadelphia’s freedom fighters, and community resources that are [...]
Philadelphia’s Black Talk radio station devoted an entire day to environmental issues that directly impact Black communities. (PHILADELPHIA, PA) – WURD Radio (96.1FM / 900AM / WURDRadio.com / WURDApp), the only African American-owned talk radio station in Pennsylvania, recently convened its first ecoWURD “Earth Day” Summit, a full day of complete environmental justice-focused programming on-air, [...]

October 22, 2019         FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Contact: YaYa Horne yhorne@wurdradio.com  WURD Radio’s “ecoWURD Environmental Justice Summit” featured an array of ideas, cultural expressions, and solutions to better the environment        (PHILADELPHIA, PA​) – On Sunday, October 20, 2019, WURD Radio held its first ever ecoWURD Environmental Justice Summit in partnership with Bartram’s Garden. Amidst the […]


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