Together, our voices our stronger, and we are raising them to protest the relentless, sanctioned assaults on our brothers and sisters throughout the Disapora. #PhillyDIEin took place on December 3 (2014) at 4:15 p.m. inside Philadelphia’s 30th Street Amtrak Station, followed by a protest march to City Hall.
We must recognize that the high levels of addiction, abuse, mental illness and suffering still being endured by Black people today is the price we continue to pay for daring to believe that freedom is possible.
WURD’s Eye on Education series tackles the difficult issues currently facing the Philadelphia education system with a particular focus on models of success both locally and nationally. Our final event is the WURD Speaks: Eye on Education Symposium on September 30 at the Franklin Institute.
Tavis Smiley, host of PBS’s ”Tavis Smiley” and Public Radio International’s ”The Tavis Smiley Show,” stopped by Wake Up With WURD for a great conversation with Solomon Jones on September 18. Click the headline to hear the podcast.