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W.E.B. DuBois once famously framed the duality of being Black and American as a “two-ness” or “double consciousness.” “An American, a Negro,” he wrote, “two souls, two thoughts, two unreconciled strivings; two warring ideals in one dark body, whose dogged strength alone keeps it from being torn asunder.” Building on Dr. DuBois’s brilliant analysis, as […]

Created in celebration of WURD’s 15th anniversary and W.E.B. Du Bois’ 150th birthday, the program explores The Philadelphia Negro, a sociological study written in 1899 by Du Bois and commissioned by the University of Pennsylvania. A panel led by scholar Anthony Monteiro will look at Du Bois’ findings then and discuss where Philadelphia as a […]

Join WURD on July 31 to celebrate the life and legacy of Walter P. Lomax, Jr., M.D.! We will honor his birthday with a day-long tribute and live broadcast from the African American Museum in Philadelphia (701 Arch Street) from 7am -7pm.

It’s time for the Mad Hatter’s Party! Leo’s and Tommy’s Clothing, Hats and Shoes presents the first Mad Hatter’s Party to hit Philly — Tuesday, December 16 at Warmdaddy’s! We invite you to join Dave and the crew at Leo’s and Tommy’s North Philly to bring in the holidays with a live band, dinner specials, signature drink specials and giveaways featuring hats by Stetson, Biltmore, Kangol and Barsalino.

900AM-WURD is in the final days of our 2014 900 on 90 Membership Campaign! We’ve lined up some GREAT prizes exclusively for 900 in 90 members to give away at our September 30 “Eye on Education” symposium at the Franklin Institute. Not a member yet? Click the headline for sign-up information!

Many, many thanks to Rev. Dr. Alyn Waller of Enon Tabernacle Baptist Church, who was the August 26 guest host on “Wake Up With WURD.” Pastor Waller not only had a great show, but during the 9AM-10AM hour, he sponsored TEN memberships for 900 in 90.

Our free hair cut co-promotion with ESPM Hair Zone was a definite success! In addition to giving out hair cuts, we also helped inspire a member of our community. WURD’s cameras were on the scene – click the headline to see this special moment.

North Philadelphia’s Sumo Steaks was the place to be when the 900AM-WURD morning show team took to the streets on August 7 to promote voter registration/education, library access, the city’s L.O.O.P program, and the WURD Membership Club. 22nd & Somerset may never be the same!

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