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Pushback — Episode 7: Larry Krasner’s Revelations

Description:  Larry Krasner, the Democratic nominee for District Attorney of Philadelphia, has a higher profile today than he’s ever had. The New York Times, The […]

Criminal Justice

Pushback — Episode 6: Message Music

In recognition of Black Music Month, we bring you a conversation about message music — protest music, socially conscious music, whatever you want to call it […]

Criminal Justice

#Pushback — Episode 5: The Politics of Pot, Part 2

Now available - part two of our in-depth look at the politics of pot, with guests Anthony Hirschbuhl, re-entry activist, and Keir Bradford-Grey, chief defender of the Philadelphia Defenders Association.

Race & Diaspora

“Pushback” Episode 2 Now Available – Defining Black Intellectualism

Episode 2 of "Pushback," our joint podcast with Philadelphia Magazine, is live! Our topic this time around is Black Intellectualism. Read on for more details and to learn about this episode's guests.

Race & Diaspora

Replay of National Action Network’s We Shall Not Be Moved Post-March Rally

Thousands converged in Washington, DC on January 14 to participate in National Action Network's "We Shall Not Be Moved" March on Washington.

Evening Shows

Introducing “The Lounge,” with Host Keaton Nichols

The Lounge is here! Tune in at 7pm, Monday through Friday, for a digest of the top pop culture, politics, and sports headlines.


Vincent Thompson Lauded for Impressive Week of Media Coverage

2016 has been an amazing year for WURD's talented and dedicated on-air staff -- and last week was particularly stellar for news correspondent Vincent Thompson.

Politics & Government

Former U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah Receives Ten Year Sentence

A Pennsylvania judge has sentenced former U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah to a ten year prison term.

Politics & Government

Prophetic Lessons from Malcolm X, Relevant for the 2016 Elections

This election season, the internet is awash with quotes and video clips of civil rights leaders and activists who made comments as long as 50 years ago that are still eerily accurate today.