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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.

Today’s the day! Mighty Writers, a Philadelphia organization devoted to teaching Philadelphia students seven to 17 to think clearly and write with clarity, is attempting to set a new world record for most kids writing at the same place at the same time.

Dead bodies litter the ground – both here and abroad – lying in mute testimony of our failure to learn to live in peace with each other.

Huffington Post Black Voices recently posted a video featuring perspectives on how Black people can be mindful of self-care at times when we are inundated with endless media imagery of police brutality in our communities.


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