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Wake Up With WURD’s lifestyle and culture correspondent Kiarra Solomon checks in every Tuesday morning with the latest in arts, culture, events, fashion and entertainment.

The Taney Dragons staged a dramatic comeback in their August 17 game vs Pearland East of Texas, winning 7-6 and advancing to the next game of the Little League World Series!

“Up You Mighty Race! You Can Accomplish What You Will!” Afrocentricity International and the Molefi Kete Asante Institute for Afrocentric Studies join forces in the celebration of the life of Honorable Marcus Garvey upon the centennial of the UNIA/ACL.

Bring the entire family out to this FREE event from 10:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M.! Food, games, contests and more are in store!

Pheralyn Dove guest hosts today’s edition of “The Karamu” while Dr. Richard Cooper is on vacation. The first half of the show is dedicated to solutions to the education crisis, and the second half will be a mix of cultural arts happenings that you need to have on your radar!

North Philadelphia’s Sumo Steaks was the place to be when the 900AM-WURD morning show team took to the streets on August 7 to promote voter registration/education, library access, the city’s L.O.O.P program, and the WURD Membership Club. 22nd & Somerset may never be the same!

Join the African kings, Queen Mothers, elders and community for the 2014 Philadelphia Sankofa Festival — “Go back and fetch” your cultural heritage!

Sister Ramona Africa speaks with “Wake Up With WURD” host Phil Allen about how members of the M.O.V.E. 9 — both free and incarcerated — maintain their resolve for justice. Ramona also discusses what freedom really means to her family.

On Tuesday July 15, Councilman Curtis Jones Jr., of the 4th district hosted an invite-only classic dinner for Muslims to break their fast during the month of Ramadan. Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter and local community leaders attended to feast with Jones.


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