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A Pennsylvania judge has sentenced former U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah to a ten year prison term.

We are proud and excited to announce that WURD’s president and CEO, Sara Lomax-Reese, has been named one of five new appointees to the Board of Directors of the Institute for Journalism in New Media!

Temple students and the community; what created the hostility?

WHYY, in partnership with 900AM WURD, joined forces to present a Youth Town Hall Meeting in late September. You can see and hear the entire conversation through this link.

Ann Lowe (1898-1981), a sought-after African American designer to the high society set from the 1940s through 1960s, died penniless and largely unknown. She is finally getting her due.

ICYMI: Catch some of the highlights from this gathering to hear from Philadelphia-area teens about the issues that most concern them

Wake Up With WURD’s Solomon Jones has been chosen as a 2016 recipient of Temple University’s Lew Klein Alumni in the Media Award, which honors professional achievements of TU’s School of Media and Communication alumni!

By threatening to use police to monitor voters, Trump ignores studies proving that voter fraud is virtually nonexistent. He also resurrects the history that created the problems between blacks and law enforcement. – Solomon Jones

North Carolina’s voting law was “a form of racism,” said North Carolina delegate Gloria Baker Goodwin. In an 83-page opinion, the federal appeals court agreed.

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