We caught up with Rev. Joe Williams at the Philly Music Walk of Fame ceremony. Hear what he had to say about 2017 inductee Sister Rosetta Tharpe, her connection to Philadelphia, and her influence on gospel music.

Morning Inspiration is designed to bring to our listeners two hours of inspiration and encouragement from 5:00 A.M. to 7:00 A.M. (weekdays) from a wide range of renowned inspirational voices. Better still, we will involve respected speakers, both local and international and from both the present and the past.

Join Enon Tabernacle Baptist Church this Sunday for a celebration of the gospel legacy of Rev. Louise Williams Bishop with musical performances by Rev. Dr. Alyn E. Waller, The Brockington Ensemble, Willis Hickerson, Jr., Enon Tabernacle Mass Choir, and the Sharon Baptist Church Praise Team.

A group of prominent Black professional athletes and entertainers have united to form “Champions for Choice,” a campaign by the American Federation for Children, that supports “school choice and education reform through charter schools and vouchers.”

The Philadelphia Freedom Festival kicked off in February, linking the arts with civil rights history in a seven-month series that commemorates the life and legacy of Octavius V. Catto. The grand finale concert is July 19 – join WURD for pre-concert activities at 6:00 P.M.!

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