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Politics & Government

The Stakes is High” (#WURDoftheDay)

  In 1996, hip-hop trio De La Soul released their third studio album, “The Stakes Is High.” Fans weren’t sure whether to embrace the album […]

Politics & Government

Some Reasons Why Republicans Are Doubling Down For Kavanaugh (That We’re Not Hearing)

If there’s anything the past two years should have taught us is that the American public should be a bit more imaginative when it comes […]

Commentary

#WURDVOTES: Note to Black Voters: Nike Ain’t Saving You

With the most crucial set of Congressional midterm, state legislative and gubernatorial elections in modern American political history happening in 49 days, it is still […]

News

BRAINSTORMING BETTER TURNOUT

Another Democratic primary in Philadelphia, another year where voter turnout was pitifully below even the lowest standard set by the city officials who oversee our […]

Commentary

#WURDMarchingOrders: Violence, the Issues, and the Solutions

Wake Up With WURD, hosted by Christopher “Flood the Drummer” Norris Audit gun owners quarterly and create a registry. “You have to renew your firearms […]

News

#WURDData: WURD National Black Voter Average, 2.3.18

THIS WEEK’S HIGHLIGHTS: On average, 10.2% of Black voters nationally approve of President Trump (a 0.9 point increase or 9.7% rise since the 1.25.18 NBVA) […]

Race & Diaspora

A Conversation with Mehereta Baruch-Ron

Meet Mehereta Baruch-Ron, the first Ethiopian-born Deputy Mayor of Tel Aviv, Israel.

News

WILL PA-1 EVER GET A BLACK MEMBER OF CONGRESS?

That’s actually been a daunting question through a blend of several decades of white Irish and Italian descended Congressmen ruling the Philadelphia political machine despite […]