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Kwanzaa is a week-long holiday honoring African culture and traditions, culminating in a feast called a Karamu and gift-giving on each day. Celebrate with us!

Come and learn more about local businesses this Tuesday at The Enterprise Center! Be sure to vote for your favorite Mind Your Business “alum” — the winner will receive a great Business Prize Package to accelerate their growth!

There were so many amazing shows out during the late 90’s and early 00’s that gave positive images of black families. Despite the current success of shows like “Empire,” “Black-Ish,” and “Scandal,” there is so much more work that has to be done.

More than a year after a Chicago police officer killed teenager Laquan McDonald with sixteen gunshots, a judge has ordered the release of a graphic police dashcam video showing the murder.

After months of complaints about overt racial discrimination on the campuses of the University of Missouri, Black student groups have succeeded in forcing the resignation of Tim Wolfe, the university system president.

Listen to some of our Youth WURDs hosts speak up about their vision for the future of Philadelphia!

Join 900AM-WURD for a specially-priced family and friends night when Universoul Circus comes to Philly!

In a meeting attended by the city’s education, business, community and non-profit leaders, Philadelphia mayor Michael Nutter outlined recommendations for ambitious, far-reaching changes to local education policy.

The Next Majority uses music as an entry point to create increased and ongoing civic engagement in the Black, Latino and Afro-Latino communities to make a lasting, scalable impact – locally, regionally and nationally.


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