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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.

We are so encouraged by the outpouring of interest following WURD Speaks: Brain Strain! Read on for information presented by the stage participants, as well as other useful information about the impact of trauma on children and education.

As the only African-American owned and operated talk radio station in Pennsylvania, we are carrying the torch and sustaining the legacy of community, awareness and activism, and through the forWURD Movement, we continue to give voice to the voiceless.

At WURD Speaks: Brain Strain, a panel of educators, trauma specialists and youth advocates participated in an innovative symposium that examined the impact of trauma on education, the developing brain, and our children’s ability to reach their full potential.


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