Social Justice

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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.

Hamilton County Prosecutor Joe Deters: “It’s an absolute tragedy that anyone would behave in this manner. It was senseless. It’s just horrible.”

Congressman Chaka Fattah, the democratic U.S. representative for Pennsylvania’s 2nd congressional district for twenty years, was indicted on July 29 on racketeering charges for variety of corruption schemes spanning several years.


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