Social Justice

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On a recent episode of The MOJO, host Stef Renee interviewed New Orleans Judge Desiree Charbonnet about Diversion Court — an approach to criminal justice that avoids incarcerating people charged with nonviolent offenses.

In this episode of WURD Backstage, MOJO host Stef Renée interviews actor Omari Hardwick.

We had a capacity crowd for WURD Speaks: Sisters in the Struggle – The Women of the Black Panther Party at the African American Museum in Philadelphia and we have loved all the calls, emails and other accolades letting us know that this was one of your favorite WURD events yet!

Last week, NYC Lens published an in-depth story about the important role women played in the Black Panther Party. The article is a great preview of WURD Speaks: Sisters in the Struggle – The Women of the Black Panther Party. Get your tickets today!

As we begin this new year, we must take steps to ensure that unjust killings of innocent brothers and sisters come to an end.

Solomon Jones writes that the shooting of Police Officer Jesse Hartnett must be investigated thoroughly to determine if mental illness played a role in the actions of Edward Archer, 30, who claimed he shot the officer out of allegiance to ISIS.

On January 5, President Barack Obama announced steps that his administration is putting in place to reduce gun violence in America.

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.

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