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WURD Radio was the only media outlet to capture this historic moment in its entirety. Watch as Catto’s legacy receives recognition and his statue is unveiled.

We’re reposting this interview with esteemed elder Andrew Young, where he discusses his Foundation’s work to bring African herbal healing to a wider population of impoverished Black Americans.

BEYOND THE FLAG is a blog series that has recapped some of MOJO host Stephanie Renée’s observations and experiences on her recent trip to Ghana. This is her final post.

BEYOND THE FLAG is a blog series that will recap some of MOJO host Stephanie Renée’s observations and experiences on her recent trip to Ghana. Be sure to check back often for updates.

In tandem with our day-long observation of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday, please read on to learn more about his incredible life and legacy.

WHYY, in partnership with 900AM WURD, joined forces to present a Youth Town Hall Meeting in late September. You can see and hear the entire conversation through this link.

ICYMI: Catch some of the highlights from this gathering to hear from Philadelphia-area teens about the issues that most concern them

The DNC has come and gone, but what–if anything–did it leave behind to benefit Philadelphia’s Black community? If we were paying attention, we saw confirmation that the tools of our victory are within reach. Contained in the might of our Black fist.

Solomon Jones writes in his weekly Newsworks column that Martin Luther King Jr’s legacy goes well beyond his iconic “I Have A Dream” speech.


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