Social Justice

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The Lounge is here! Tune in at 7pm, Monday through Friday, for a digest of the top pop culture, politics, and sports headlines.

2016 has been an amazing year for WURD’s talented and dedicated on-air staff — and last week was particularly stellar for news correspondent Vincent Thompson.

A Pennsylvania judge has sentenced former U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah to a ten year prison term.

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.

ICYMI: Catch some of the highlights from this gathering to hear from Philadelphia-area teens about the issues that most concern them

This election season, the internet is awash with quotes and video clips of civil rights leaders and activists who made comments as long as 50 years ago that are still eerily accurate today.

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.

On July 13, Wake Up With WURD’s Solomon Jones and his son were part of a discussion on ABC’s Nightline that brought together a diverse group of parents, children and police officers to have frank conversations about race, justice and the role of police.


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