Social Justice

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2015 was a defining year of social and political achievements in the African-American community, ranging from Bree Newsome relieving South Carolina of its Confederate flag to the lack of police officer indictments in the Tamir Rice and Sandra Bland cases.

Attorney Michael Coard has yet another exclusive — this time, an in-depth discussion on “Radio Courtroom” with A. Charles Peruto, Jr. about his representation of Rev. Louise Williams Bishop in her recent trial.

A mistrial, or hung jury, has been declared in the case of police officer William G. Porter — one of six Baltimore, MD officers charged in the April 19 death of 25-year-old Freddie Gray.

President Barack Obama will give a rare Sunday address to the nation at 8 p.m. (ET) tonight regarding Wednesday’s shootings in San Bernardino, Ca. that killed 14 people. The president is also expected to discuss terrorism and gun control.

Citing the alarming frequency of mass shootings in the U.S. and national security in general, President Obama made remarks about the December 2 deadly mass shooting in San Bernardino, CA.

More than a year after a Chicago police officer killed teenager Laquan McDonald with sixteen gunshots, a judge has ordered the release of a graphic police dashcam video showing the murder.

If passed, House Bill 1538 would block the release of the identity of police officers involved in shootings while the incident is being investigated.

WURD’s Vincent Thompson interviews Chaka “Chip” Fattah, Jr. in an exclusive one-on-one just days after his conviction on federal bank and tax fraud charges.

Many members of the WURD family attended the October 10 Justice or Else! rally. Stay tuned to 900AM-WURD for feedback from our hosts, and keep your eyes on 900amwurd.com for photos and continued coverage. Read on for details on ordering the full event video.


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