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Another Democratic primary in Philadelphia, another year where voter turnout was pitifully below even the lowest standard set by the city officials who oversee our elections. Races from local to state to federal were crowded and contentious this year, especially in Pennsylvania’s post-gerrymandered era. New Congressional districts offered new plot twists. Nowhere was the political […]
Starbucks COO Rosalind Brewer sat down with the Wake Up With WURD morning team to address the controversial arrests at the Starbucks location at 18th and Spruce Street in Philadelphia, PA.
Before you make your way to theaters for the historic opening weekend of Disney/Marvel’s BLACK PANTHER, it is worth it to refamiliarize yourself with the voices, works and vision of some of the film’s leading characters.
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 […]
THIS WEEK’S HIGHLIGHTS: On average, 10.2% of Black voters nationally approve of President Trump (a 0.9 point increase or 9.7% rise since the 1.25.18 NBVA) President Trump’s favorability rating among Black voters is, on average, 9% (a 1 point increase or 12.5% rise since the 1.25.18 NBVA) On average, 70% of Black voters would vote […]
Meet Mehereta Baruch-Ron, the first Ethiopian-born Deputy Mayor of Tel Aviv, Israel.
Shavonne Robbins & John Pace, who were both sentenced to life as juveniles, share their story of how they ended up incarcerated and offer solutions to violence on Wake Up With WURD.