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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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Solomon Jones

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.



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