WURD Events

On Indigenous Peoples Day 2021, WURD Radio hosted its Third Annual ecoWURD Environmental Justice Summit at Bartram’s Garden. This year’s summit kicked off with a welcome blessing by David Hughes, headman at The Eagle Medicine Band of Cherokee Indians, and a conversation with Reality Check host and ecoWURD Founder & Managing Editor Charles Ellison and [...]
This year for Founder’s Day, WURD Radio will acknowledge five members of the community who represent the ideals, mission and character of our founder, Walter P. Lomax Jr., M.D.  Join us on Founder’s Day, Thursday Aug. 26, when we honor the awardees. Click here for a full schedule of Founder’s Day events. The 2021 WURD [...]
As WURD Radio prepares to honor the legacy of Walter P. Lomax Jr., M.D. during our Founder’s Day celebration on Aug. 26, learn more about the man whose life and service left an indelible imprint on the Philadelphia community. Hear Sara Lomax-Reese interview her father, Walter P. Lomax Jr., M.D.  Hear Dr. Lomax in his [...]
July 13th through August 20th 1:00pm to 2:30pm The Summer of Freedom Neighborhood Love Tour virtual broadcast series will kick off on Monday, July 13th with host, Dr. Aaron Smith. Each broadcast will shine a light on one of Philadelphia’s neighborhoods, with a focus on neighborhood history, Philadelphia’s freedom fighters, and community resources that are [...]
Thanks to everyone who joined us at both of our events last Friday -- The 4th Annual Big Game Hoagie Making Contest (shoutout to the winners: 12th Street Police Precinct) Click Here to View Pictures
WURD Radio, Pennsylvania's only African-American talk radio station, in partnership with the Barnes Foundation, held a powerful discussion that will examine the mental, physical and spiritual impact of gentrification - and strategies to survive it. Panelists Included: Tommy Joshua Caison, Executive Director for North Philly Peace Park Anne Fadullon, Director of Planning & Development City of Philadelphia [...]

CBCF will host a ceremonial swearing-in for current and newly-elected Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) members of the 116th Congress. Fifty-five (55) members will take the oath of office – the largest in the CBC’s history.  The event honors the legacy of the CBC and marks the installation of its new and re-elected members. The ceremonial swearing-in […]

Kwanzaa has seven core principles, or Nguzo Saba: DAY 1 – UMOJA DAY 2 – KUJICHAGULIA DAY 3 – UJIMA DAY 4 – UJAMAA DAY 5- NIA   DAY 6-KUUMBA DAY 7- IMANI

Dear WURD Family: Thank you for coming out — in force – last Saturday for the 2nd Annual WURD Empowerment Experience! You showed up and showed out. And we deeply appreciate it. Your presence is the fuel that powers our work.   If you were there, I think you would agree that we lived up to […]

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