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Click the link to see WURD Radio’s video highlight reel from the Oct 4 ceremony, featuring footage of some of Philadelphia’s most beloved musical legends receiving their just due.

Nationally, we’ve pretty much got used to the routine of reaction to mass shootings. Once the shock wears off, we’re grappling with a mix of heartbreak and outrage. Soon after, we’ve launched into a full blown debate over America’s obsession with guns and, naturally, reflexed into a conversation about gun control. One side of the […]

We caught up with Rev. Joe Williams at the Philly Music Walk of Fame ceremony. Hear what he had to say about 2017 inductee Sister Rosetta Tharpe, her connection to Philadelphia, and her influence on gospel music.

Former judge admits concealing payments he got from Brady campaign; Supreme Court kicks off blockbuster term; Russian Facebook Ads Turned Over To Congress; Sandy Hook senator has a blunt message; Lone gunman kills 59, injures hundreds, in Las Vegas concert attack

As we enter October, month of surprises, one thing is becoming abundantly unsurprising: Philadelphia forgot it has elections coming up. That was the unfortunate thing about the Democratic primary for city District Attorney in May. It became so contentious, so politically caustic, that it gave residents the impression that this was the final election to […]

WURD Radio was the only media outlet to capture this historic moment in its entirety. Watch as Catto’s legacy receives recognition and his statue is unveiled.

Each time I think of Donald Trump’s remarks about black professional football players kneeling in protest during the National Anthem, I vacillate between anger and sadness. Not just because Trump reduced a protest involving the value of black lives to a political publicity stunt. I am angry because Trump may have manufactured this tiff to […]

While they might seem miles apart, they’re very much interconnected: Parking tickets and poverty. The former may be feeding off the latter like a parasite, yet there’s not a whole lot of conversation about it beyond the mix of shrugs, the sound of tickets being ripped up in anger, and the quiet epidemic of low-income […]

Our national conversation on Hurricane Harvey should be much like those about Charlottesville, Va., or Flint, Mich. But as the Houston area braces for much more flooding, that won’t happen until receding floodwaters reveal the dangerously gaping holes of disparity between white haves and black have-nots. Right now the nation just sees flooding and burly, […]


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