The Nick Taliaferro Show

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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.

Mayor Jim Kenney’s office announced today that his popular #AskKenney Twitter chat has expanded across other mediums to include engage Philadelphians everywhere, including an exclusive 30-minute caller Q&A segment on The Nick Taliaferro Show.

We had a ball at our 2015 Holiday Party at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PafA), starting off the afternoon off with our powerful “Art and Activism” panel discussion in partnership with PafA’s new exhibit “Procession: The Art of Norman Lewis.

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.

On July 31, 2015, WURD celebrated Founder’s Day — our annual acknowledgement of the birthday of Dr. Walter P. Lomax, Jr., M.D.

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.

On May 13, 2015, WURD observed the 30-year commemoration of the tragic city government-sanctioned bombing of the Osage Ave. M.O.V.E. residence in 1985. Click for a recap, plus a podcast of reflections from WURD’s Barbara Grant, M.O.V.E. member Ramona Africa, and radio veteran/activist Cody Anderson.

In the wake of the murder of Freddie Gray, the city of Baltimore has experienced shock, anger, polarized protesting and, sadly and counterintuitively, destructive violence and looting. The violence and looting have been denounced as “senseless”… but what we are seeing is NOT senseless.


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