martin luther king

In tandem with our day-long observation of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday, please read on to learn more about his incredible life and legacy.

In tandem with our MLK Day of Service live broadcast and on-air salutes to Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., please read on to learn more about his incredible life and legacy.

Solomon Jones says there’s more to mourn than to celebrate on the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act.

In the wake of the murder of Freddie Gray, the city of Baltimore has experienced shock, anger, polarized protesting and, sadly and counterintuitively, destructive violence and looting. The violence and looting have been denounced as “senseless”… but what we are seeing is NOT senseless.

This past weekend, nearly 100,000 people flooded Selma, AL to commemorate the 50th anniversary of marches to show support for African Americans’ right to vote. President Obama delivered a moving speech considered by some to be his best since taking office.

As always, 900AM-WURD joins the world on the observance of Martin Luther King Day with special programming and participation in various events around the region. Read on for an overview of what we have planned this year.

In tandem with our on-air vignettes saluting Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., please read on to learn more about his incredible life and legacy.

On January 7, the Greater Philadelphia Martin Luther King Day of Service and MLK365 held a press conference at Girard College to kick off their 20th annual observance of events and announce the winner of the annual Harris Wofford Active Citizenship Award. This year, 900AM-WURD was the recipient! Our President and CEO, Sara Lomax-Reese, was present to accept the award.

Selma,” director Ava DuVernay’s new film chronicling the lead-up to the passage of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, opens in select cities on Christmas Day followed by national release on January 8. Support Black film!!


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