Solomon Jones writes that blacks must vote in the upcoming District Attorney race in Philadelphia if we hope to see change in the criminal justice system.
1. Tax march: Protesters in Philly call on Trump to release tax returns Protesters chanting “Hey, hey, ho, ho, corporate greed has got to go” marched in Center City on Saturday, calling for President Trump to release his tax returns. With a 10-foot inflatable chicken leading the march – perched on the bed of a gray Chevrolet […]
THE LATEST ACCUSATION to come out of the Trump administration is that Russia helped Syria cover up chemical weapons still in the country. That assertion, made by senior administration officials to CNN, could very well be true. But one thing is certain: Trump’s sudden interest in protecting Syrian civilians, and his new tough-guy stance on Russia, could not have come at a better time for Trump.
AFTER THE RECENT actions of Attorney General Jeff Sessions, even the few black voters who supported Donald Trump despite his bigoted campaign rhetoric must now admit the obvious. A vote for Trump was a vote for racist policies. Sessions’ decision to order a broad review of federal agreements with dozens of law-enforcement agencies is nothing […]
Sara Lomax-Reese, president and CEO of WURD Radio, interviews Charles Blow, CNN commentator and op-ed visual columnist for The New York Times, at the NABJ 2017 Regional Conference.
The new podcast “Pushback” focuses on social justice in Philadelphia and beyond. The series is hosted by Christopher “Flood the Drummer” Norris, CEO of Techbook Online and regular contributor to WURD, and Malcolm Burnley, a writer at large for Philly Mag.
Introducing “Reality Check with Charles Ellison,” every Monday through Thursday from 4-7pm. Hosted by Charles D. Ellison — veteran political strategist and Philly native — “Reality Check” will discuss issues rippling through the nation’s capitals, state houses and city halls.
Amid the increasingly troubling revelations concerning former national security adviser Michael Flynn and his lies about calls with a Russian diplomat, I have a question for white working-class Americans. Why aren’t you outraged?
Senator Elizabeth Warren was silenced during Tuesday night’s Senate debate over the nomination of Senator Jeff Sessions for Attorney General when she began quoting the late Coretta Scott King about Sessions’ history of Black voter suppression.