Youth & Family
It’s now been 5 years since my father made transition. I miss him terribly, but when his birthday rolls around, I am more buoyed by the remembrances of what I learned from him (and about him) while he was here.
Joie Nearn, Imani Weeks and Sydne Hopkins of Science Leadership Academy scripted, filmed and edited a mini-documentary investigating colorism in the Black community. The project is called For the Love of Brown Girls.
In tandem with our MLK Day of Service live broadcast and on-air salutes to Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., please read on to learn more about his incredible life and legacy.
One of the ways WURD is supporting the Global Citizen MLK Day of Serviceis a clothing drive to collect new and gently worn men’s and women’s business attire. Donations will benefit Career Wardrobe and Ready, Willing and Able.
Renowned race scholar and activist, Dr. Frances Cress Welsing, died on January 2 at the age of 80. Her family states that she had been hospitalized earlier in the week after suffering a stroke.