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Wake up With WURD

7:00amMonday

7:00amMonday

Hosted by award-winning journalist Solomon Jones, Wake Up With WURD is a news and entertainment talk show that promotes dialogue and debate on today's hottest issues, and does so from a black perspective. Our guests include journalists, politicians, leaders, academics, and pop-culture icons. We seek to share news and information interactively, to engage our listeners in meaningful and compelling dialogue, and to use information as a basis for action.  

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10:00amMonday

Reality Check features thought leadership, analysis, and data on the politics, policies, and people impacting our communities in Philadelphia and on the national and international front.

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1:00pmMonday

The Source, hosted by a powerhouse lineup of leaders from the Philadelphia region, offers fresh perspectives on news, politics, finance, economic development, personal growth and healing.

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Happy Hour

4:00pmMonday

4:00pmMonday

Happy Hour on WURD is an evening drive time talk radio show hosted by Sincerely Syreeta that provides listeners with the soundtrack for life, compelling conversation for thought, and information for an improved livelihood. Happy Hour on WURD ultimately offers an empowering, fresh and innovative platform for millennials and the broader community to connect.

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Tonight on WURD

7:00pmMonday

7:00pmMonday

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9:00pmMonday

Rev. Sharpton's nationally syndicated radio show “Keepin it Real.” This daily program will keep you on pulse with what's happening in politics and the world while getting answers to real questions in this daily talk program.

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Wake up With WURD

7:00amTuesday

7:00amTuesday

Hosted by award-winning journalist Solomon Jones, Wake Up With WURD is a news and entertainment talk show that promotes dialogue and debate on today's hottest issues, and does so from a black perspective. Our guests include journalists, politicians, leaders, academics, and pop-culture icons. We seek to share news and information interactively, to engage our listeners in meaningful and compelling dialogue, and to use information as a basis for action.  

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10:00amTuesday

Reality Check features thought leadership, analysis, and data on the politics, policies, and people impacting our communities in Philadelphia and on the national and international front.

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1:00pmTuesday

The Source, hosted by a powerhouse lineup of leaders from the Philadelphia region, offers fresh perspectives on news, politics, finance, economic development, personal growth and healing.

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Happy Hour

4:00pmTuesday

4:00pmTuesday

Happy Hour on WURD is an evening drive time talk radio show hosted by Sincerely Syreeta that provides listeners with the soundtrack for life, compelling conversation for thought, and information for an improved livelihood. Happy Hour on WURD ultimately offers an empowering, fresh and innovative platform for millennials and the broader community to connect.

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Tonight on WURD

7:00pmTuesday

7:00pmTuesday

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9:00pmTuesday

Rev. Sharpton's nationally syndicated radio show “Keepin it Real.” This daily program will keep you on pulse with what's happening in politics and the world while getting answers to real questions in this daily talk program.

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Wake up With WURD

7:00amWednesday

7:00amWednesday

Hosted by award-winning journalist Solomon Jones, Wake Up With WURD is a news and entertainment talk show that promotes dialogue and debate on today's hottest issues, and does so from a black perspective. Our guests include journalists, politicians, leaders, academics, and pop-culture icons. We seek to share news and information interactively, to engage our listeners in meaningful and compelling dialogue, and to use information as a basis for action.  

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10:00amWednesday

Reality Check features thought leadership, analysis, and data on the politics, policies, and people impacting our communities in Philadelphia and on the national and international front.

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1:00pmWednesday

The Source, hosted by a powerhouse lineup of leaders from the Philadelphia region, offers fresh perspectives on news, politics, finance, economic development, personal growth and healing.

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Happy Hour

4:00pmWednesday

4:00pmWednesday

Happy Hour on WURD is an evening drive time talk radio show hosted by Sincerely Syreeta that provides listeners with the soundtrack for life, compelling conversation for thought, and information for an improved livelihood. Happy Hour on WURD ultimately offers an empowering, fresh and innovative platform for millennials and the broader community to connect.

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Tonight on WURD

7:00pmWednesday

7:00pmWednesday

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9:00pmWednesday

Rev. Sharpton's nationally syndicated radio show “Keepin it Real.” This daily program will keep you on pulse with what's happening in politics and the world while getting answers to real questions in this daily talk program.

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6:00amThursday

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Wake up With WURD

7:00amThursday

7:00amThursday

Hosted by award-winning journalist Solomon Jones, Wake Up With WURD is a news and entertainment talk show that promotes dialogue and debate on today's hottest issues, and does so from a black perspective. Our guests include journalists, politicians, leaders, academics, and pop-culture icons. We seek to share news and information interactively, to engage our listeners in meaningful and compelling dialogue, and to use information as a basis for action.  

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10:00amThursday

WURD's City Council LIVE is your listening destination for LIVE broadcasts of Philadelphia City Council’s weekly "Meeting of the Whole" sessions (January-June, September-December). It airs every Thursday morning (barring schedule changes) at 10am ET on 96.1FM/900AMM and on wurdradio.com and WURD TV. In addition, host Charles Ellison conducts interviews with members of council and community/civic leaders on important issues to the Greater Philadelphia area. It also features a “City Councilperson of the Week” segment that provides in-depth focus on a particular member of Council. If you miss the live broadcast of City Council LIVE on WURD, we re-air it on Friday mornings from 2 am to 5 am ET. If City Council LIVE does not air on Thursdays at 10am, Ellison will conduct a LIVE broadcast of "Reality Check" instead. (Listen to a livestream of the station HERE!)

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1:00pmThursday

The Source, hosted by a powerhouse lineup of leaders from the Philadelphia region, offers fresh perspectives on news, politics, finance, economic development, personal growth and healing.

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Happy Hour

4:00pmThursday

4:00pmThursday

Happy Hour on WURD is an evening drive time talk radio show hosted by Sincerely Syreeta that provides listeners with the soundtrack for life, compelling conversation for thought, and information for an improved livelihood. Happy Hour on WURD ultimately offers an empowering, fresh and innovative platform for millennials and the broader community to connect.

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Tonight on WURD

7:00pmThursday

7:00pmThursday

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9:00pmThursday

Rev. Sharpton's nationally syndicated radio show “Keepin it Real.” This daily program will keep you on pulse with what's happening in politics and the world while getting answers to real questions in this daily talk program.

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Wake up With WURD

7:00amFriday

7:00amFriday

Hosted by award-winning journalist Solomon Jones, Wake Up With WURD is a news and entertainment talk show that promotes dialogue and debate on today's hottest issues, and does so from a black perspective. Our guests include journalists, politicians, leaders, academics, and pop-culture icons. We seek to share news and information interactively, to engage our listeners in meaningful and compelling dialogue, and to use information as a basis for action.  

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10:00amFriday

The Source, hosted by a powerhouse lineup of leaders from the Philadelphia region, offers fresh perspectives on news, politics, finance, economic development, personal growth and healing.

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1:00pmFriday

GROUNDINGS with Brother Shomari aims to help spread wisdom and knowledge to our people and is grounded in the belief that we must teach our own and control our own narrative. 

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Laborers

4:00pmFriday

4:00pmFriday

The Laborers-Employers Cooperation and Education Trust discuss current issues related to work and politics.[...]

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Solutions On WURD

5:00pmFriday

5:00pmFriday

Solutions to national, state and local news are explored through the lens of race and gender.  

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The Envy McKee Show

7:00pmFriday

7:00pmFriday

A magazine style show to finish out the week with a wrap up of inspiration, Afrofuturism, pop culture, arts and entertainment.

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Electric Magazine

7:00amSaturday

7:00amSaturday

Each Saturday, long time radio Hosts Cody Anderson, Vikki Leach and guests, offers various insights, information and perspectives via a magazine style format featuring two way conversation highlighting issues and topics impacting our communities - including health, politics and all things in between - with the goal of building bridges to empower communities.  

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Dr. Paul Holistic Hour

9:00amSaturday

9:00amSaturday

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10:00amSaturday

Get the latest updates from City Council and The School District of Philadelphia every Saturday morning at 10am!

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The Murray Report

11:00amSaturday

11:00amSaturday

If you want Sports, The Murray Report is your place for sports news, information and more. Chris Murray, with more than 30 years of experience as a print and broadcast journalist has been covering sports on a regular basis since 1994.  Throughout his career as a journalist, Murray has covered the Super Bowl, World Series, the NCAA Tournament, the NBA Playoffs and world championship boxing as well as other sporting events.  Now, each Saturday, Chris and guests brings high-level intellect and perspectives featuring all aspects of the Sports world.  

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The Dr. Emeka Show

1:00pmSaturday

1:00pmSaturday

As a PhD and Professor of African American Studies at Temple University, Dr. Emeka’s unquenchable thirst for knowledge on the impact of slavery and colonialism drove him to engage in an in-depth study of these populations. Dr. Emeka brings  this knowledge filled with the flavors of African, African American and AfriCaribbean Religious, Literatures and Philosophies to the air each week offering a first hand perspective about the complexities of the diaspora.  

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Recovery Talk 101 Show

6:00pmSaturday

6:00pmSaturday

Recovery Talk 101 Show covers several topics on addiction, treatment and recovery, with varies organizations in the City of Philadelphia and around the Nation.

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Caribbean Connection

7:00pmSaturday

7:00pmSaturday

The rhythmic sounds of Reggae, Soca and Calypso take over the airwaves each Saturday beginning at 7pm as listeners tune in to hear the voices of people and newsmakers from all over the Caribbean and feel the flavors of the islands through the sounds presented by longtime Jamaican Radio Personality, Lloyd Cummings, a signature voice of the Caribbean community.  Voted the best weekend show in Philadelphia by the Ford Motor Company March of Dimes Achievement in Radio Awards, Caribbean Connection is your place for all things Caribbean.  

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Sunday Morning Praise

6:00amSunday

6:00amSunday

For over 50 years, Rev. Louise Williams Bishop - dubbed the Queen of the Airwaves - has achieved an incredible degree of personal success in three separate, but related careers – radio, the ministry and politics. The theme that runs through all her work and music is her desire to bring inspiration and assistance to those people in need. She has used this forum to inform and unite people around social, civic and religious issues; to advocate for services for the poor, including job search; and to bring the message of political leaders to the people. Bishop was credited with keeping Philadelphia calm following the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King in 1968.  Her program was consistently an institution in the Philadelphia media market.  

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Radio Courtroom

11:00amSunday

11:00amSunday

Criminal Defense Attorney and Activist Michael Coard, has more than 15 years of trial experience and as many years in his work to break barriers that discriminate and disenfranchise citizens in the African American Community.  Each Sunday, Coard and featured guests, delivers a perspective on handling legal situations that plague the growth and social stability in our region, offering the best of the best in legal advice – for free.  

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2:00pmSunday

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The Green Hour

3:00pmSunday

3:00pmSunday

In the age of increased health disparities and high priced prescription drugs, Dr. Paul, explores various topics ranging from holistic practices, detoxing, GMO’s, Foods that feed life, food sustainability and more. Dr. Paul's spiritual quest for higher knowledge Spirit, Mind, & Body lead to him received his Holistic Health Consultant Certification as a Doctor of Naturopathy from the International Board of African Thinkers, Ghanian Traditional Healers, under the world-renowned Llaila O. Afrika School of Naturopathy and African Sciences. Listeners tune in each week to become more informed and empowered about their health and the various risk factors.  

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4:00pmSunday

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6:00pmSunday

GROUNDINGS with Brother Shomari aims to help spread wisdom and knowledge to our people and is grounded in the belief that we must teach our own and control our own narrative. 

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HOSTS

Dr. Emeka Nwadiora is professor of Law, Ethics and Human Behavior at Temple University where he earned tenure and promotion in 1996. His intellectual, academic and practice backgrounds are centred in the domains of Law, Psychiatry and Mental Health of Immigrants and African/African Americans. He earned the WEB Dubois Award for Excellence in Teaching from the […]

Derrick Ford know to many as Rick Ford has been called the "Mayor of Recovery" Rick has worked in the field of addiction and mental health services for many years as a addiction counselor and therapist provide services to many. Rick Ford is the vice chair for the Parks and Recreation Commission for the City of Philadelphia.
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Eric K. Grimes | Brother Shomari is an activist, organizer, author, speaker, training professional and educator focused on developing consciousness-raising and transformative learning experiences for those committed to overcoming oppression, injustice and racism.

Wellness Success Coach | Entrepreneur | Broadcaster  HELLO HELANAH is the Founder of Yogetree where she helps working professionals create & commit to their wellness goals so they can regain control of their health, happiness, and well-being. Previously, she worked as a Plant-based chef, Licensed Massage Therapist, Yoga Instructor, and Meditation Educator where she helped entrepreneurs […]

Solomon Jones is an award-winning columnist for the Philadelphia Daily News and Philadelphia Inquirer, where he writes regularly about race and class. The Essence bestselling author of 8 novels and two short story collections, Jones is a blogger for NPR-affiliate WHYY. A strong voice in Philadelphia radio, Jones has been featured nationally on CNN, ABC’s Nightline, NPR, HLN, TV One, and Al Jazeera. His latest novel, The Dead Man's Wife, was published in 2012 by St. Martin’s Press. He is currently at work on his next novel.

CHARLES D. ELLISON is an award-winning thought leader, political strategist, commentator and advocacy expert with nearly two decades of applied expertise in the arena of politics, public policy, campaigns and elections, crisis management and emerging/digital media strategy.  

Syreeta Martin is an entrepreneur, WURD radio personality, and motivational speaker. Her on-camera work for EBONY.comPhilly360.com, and appearances on Fox 29 Philly’s Good Day Philadelphia, Comcast Newsmakers and other local broadcast stations has earned her the recognition as “the Oprah of Philly” by Philadelphia City Council. 

Bishop Dwayne D. Royster is the National Political Director of Faith in Action (formerly the PICO National Network) and the Designated Pastor of Faith United Church of Christ in Washington, DC as well as the Senior Pastor/Founder Emeritus of the Living Water United Church of Christ in Philadelphia, PA.

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