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The goal of the Philadelphia Black Political Coalition is consolidating the political potential of Black voters to leverage commitments from candidates running in this year’s city elections to change the conditions of our communities for the positive.

De La Soul is my favorite hiphop group of all time. And as they near their 30th anniversary in the music business, they are rethinking their relationship with the creativity they love and seeking new collaborations and forms of expression to extend their storied career. I am watching and learning.

This dynamic and interactive Youth Mayoral Summit will unite young men and women from across the Philadelphia region to learn about local government and the voting process.

While we all need to stand up and do our part to eliminate racism and injustice, very few of us like to have our arms twisted to advance the issue.

During one the coldest weeks of this year, the 25-year-old heating system at Philadanco’s West Philadelphia studio failed and needs to be replaced. Read on to make a donation through their Indiegogo.com crowdfunding campaign.

WURD Speaks: 150 Years of Freedom Fighting featured historians, academics and experts discussing the evolution of Black activism – past, present and future. Read on for the event podcast, exclusive interviews with our panelists, videos, articles, and books written by members of the panel.

On Thursday February 5th, 900 am WURD morning host Solomon Jones interviewed mayoral candidate Nelson Diaz. The wide-ranging interview covered a number of subjects, including education, crime, gentrification, voter turnout and the Latino community. Click now to listen.

Speaker Monteiro . More about the rally and POWER at www.powerphiladelphia.org/news/black-liv­es-matter-protestors-plan-mlk-day-march

Speaker Isiah Thomas. More about the rally and POWER at www.powerphiladelphia.org/news/black-liv­es-matter-protestors-plan-mlk-day-march


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