Social Justice

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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.

The University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy & Practice (SP2) is excited to announce “Voices for Votes: Real Talk on the Key Social Justice Issues for the 2016 Presidential Election.”

900AM-WURD’s broadcast of the Philly mobilization rally for Minister Louis Farrakhan’s October 10 “Justice… or Else” event in Washington, D.C. to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the 1995 Million Man March.

Myasia McFarland, a 12-year-old Germantown girl, was reported missing on August 16. Her family and Philadelphia Police are asking anyone with information to call Northwest detectives at 215-686-3353.

Solomon Jones says there’s more to mourn than to celebrate on the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act.

U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah joined Wake Up With WURD on August 3 to discuss his recent indictment on racketeering charges. Read on for the exclusive interview.

WURD’s own Nick Taliaferro, host of The Nick Taliaferro Show, was featured on an edition of NewsOne Now with Roland Martin to discuss the recent 29-count indictment of U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah for racketeering and corruption.


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