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OPINION: Charles Ellison writes that calls to 'Reopen America Now' speak to the country's continued disregard for Black bodies Are you Black, possibly COVID-infected (since testing kits aren’t available for you), either bed-ridden at home because the hospital turned you away or in a hospital dying alone? Were you one of more than 20 million [...]
The City, like the country, was unprepared for Covid-19, WURD’s midday host contends. How do we do better now? At the time of publication, Pennsylvania has made its way into the top five states with the most coronavirus cases (just below Michigan) and it’s still in the top ten with the most Covid-19-related deaths. For [...]

Jeffrey Tokazewski, M.D. of Penn Medicine speaks with WURD President and CEO Sara Lomax Reese about the free Medicare Annual Wellness Visit. This benefit includes a FREE annual wellness visit every 365 days and does not require a co-pay and does not apply to an annual deductible.

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We’re reposting this interview with esteemed elder Andrew Young, where he discusses his Foundation’s work to bring African herbal healing to a wider population of impoverished Black Americans.

Travel to West Africa through the lens of Stephanie Renée’s cameras, as she gives us highlights of her media delegation trip to Ghana.

BEYOND THE FLAG is a blog series that will recap some of MOJO host Stephanie Renée’s observations and experiences on her recent trip to Ghana. Be sure to check back often for updates.

Not to be morbid, but life & death situations have a way of bringing the entirety of your maturity in focus.

On November 12 we hosted our final Dollars & $ense financial literacy workshop of 2015. We were pleased to see a packed room of forWURD members, WURD listeners and interested folks from around the city in the house.


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