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In this episode of WURD Backstage, 900AM-WURD’s Stef Renee interviews Ava DuVernay, director of the new film “Selma,” at the December 16 Philadelphia film premiere. DuVernay is the first black female director nominated for a Golden Globe Award and the film is deservedly generating Oscar buzz!

Can we embrace the good in the man, the legacy by which he has risen to power, and still properly scrutinize, chastise and hold him accountable for the glaring missteps and abuses?

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.

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