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Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy is woefully incomplete. We celebrate him as an almost mythical figure whose sole purpose was to eradicate racial injustice. Click to read our question of the day

In tandem with our MLK Day of Service live broadcast and on-air salutes to Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., please read on to learn more about his incredible life and legacy.

On Monday, City Council’s Committee on Rules will hold a Public Hearing on several bills, including two dealing with the South Philadelphia casino project to be developed by The Cordish Companies. Read on to learn how to watch or hear it live at

After months of complaints about overt racial discrimination on the campuses of the University of Missouri, Black student groups have succeeded in forcing the resignation of Tim Wolfe, the university system president.

Listen to some of our Youth WURDs hosts speak up about their vision for the future of Philadelphia!

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.

The questionable death of Sandra Bland in a Texas jail cell – allegedly a suicide – has forced me to revisit the ugly realities I explained to my children in the aftermath of the Michael Brown case.

Vincent Thompson, political correspondent for 900AM-WURD and Principal of Thompson Mediaman Communications, interviews NAACP President Cornell Williams Brooks as the organization kicked off its 106th convention in Philadelphia, PA.

The Monarchs recently embarked on a civil rights barnstorming tour that will take them to a number of landmarks around the United States, including Birmingham’s 16th Street Baptist Church and Selma’s Edmund Pettus Bridge.

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