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The Next Majority uses music as an entry point to create increased and ongoing civic engagement in the Black, Latino and Afro-Latino communities to make a lasting, scalable impact – locally, regionally and nationally.

I am generally OK with my decision not to have children. But every now and then, something will trigger my latent maternal instincts. Remind me that some of the things I hold dear will indeed end with me.

Everyone has important milestones in life that they would like to meet or surpass. For me, perhaps more than most, milestones are relative. Literally.

Oh, Mercury Retrograde…you trickster, you! Can always count on you to remind me of what and who I love most, and give me a chance to get my life right. Literally.

900AM-WURD’s broadcast of the Philly mobilization rally for Minister Louis Farrakhan’s October 10 “Justice… or Else” event in Washington, D.C. to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the 1995 Million Man March.

It’s been 10 years since we were transfixed by news reports of the destruction that Hurricane Katrina left in her wake, and the subsequent indifference of our national resources to help the stranded. How would YOU handle losing it all and going on?

I am a city girl, but I am not “hood.” And yet, something about the outspokenness of N.W.A. appealed to my teenage self, finding a way to stride between the various worlds of my existence and be recognized. Twenty-seven years later, I will not shy away from this history.

On July 31, 2015, WURD celebrated Founder’s Day — our annual acknowledgement of the birthday of Dr. Walter P. Lomax, Jr., M.D.

After decades of running and resisting, Sonia Sanchez locked down a permanent residence in Philadelphia. And after 30 years or so, her vast influence in this amazing-but-troubled city is finally being fully celebrated.

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