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The State of Philadelphia Plus Estate Planning 101

Local: Shawn Mooring, head of Philadelphia programs for The Lenfest Institute for Journalism, joined Wake Up With WURD's Solomon Jones to talk about the survey that asked citizens about their views on the state of the city of Philadelphia. Environment: Russell Hicks from POWER Climate, Justice and Jobs; Ayana Bradshaw, executive director of health promotion services at PHMC; and Mathy Stanislaus from The Environmental Collaboratory at Drexel University joined […]

todayMarch 20, 2023 13


Dionne Warwick, The Colored Girls Museum and More to Celebrate Women’s History Month!

This past Wednesday, Mar. 8 was International Women's Day. To celebrate, we wanted to take a look back at some recent interviews with extraordinary women. Music: Legendary singer, actress and television host Dionne Warwick and her son, multi-platinum record producer Damon Elliott joined Wake Up With WURD's Solomon Jones to talk about "HITS! The Musical,” in which they are both co-producers. Arts: Vashti DuBois is a social practice artist, […]

todayMarch 15, 2023 32


Joanna McClinton Makes History Plus Abbott Elementary talks Mural Arts

ICYMI: Here’s a roundup of the biggest topics of conversation last week on WURD Radio.Politics: Newly elected Pennsylvania Speaker of the House State Rep. Joanna McClinton joined Reality Check to discuss being the first woman to win Speaker of the House in the 341-year history of the Pennsylvania Assembly. Arts: Jane Golden is the executive director of Mural Arts Philadelphia. She joined Wake Up With WURD's Solomon Jones to talk […]

todayMarch 7, 2023 101


What’s Going On with Temple University? Plus How to Build Your Credit Score

Education: Temple University President Jason Wingard joined Wake Up With WURD's Solomon Jones to talk about the school's latest news including the killing of Officer Chris Fitzgerald, safety concerns and how the Temple community will move forward as they deal with grief. Politics: Seth Anderson-Oberman and incumbent Councilmember Cindy Bass joined Solutions host Amadee Braxton to discuss their campaigns for the 8th district seat in Philadelphia City Council. […]

todayFebruary 27, 2023 101

Race & Diaspora

Philly Fighters: Six Black Leaders Who Created Change in Our City

Philadelphia is the birthplace of America. Home to the constitutional convention, the City has a history deeply entrenched in this country's founding and its governing laws and rules. However, these principles dedicated to life and liberty have often only been applied to a select few, leaving many behind, especially Black Americans.The paradox of a country defined by freedom yet still enslaving people and limiting their human rights inspired numerous movements […]

todayFebruary 23, 2023 119






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