WURD’s midday host praises the boldness of City Council’s poverty proposal, with caveats Philadelphia’s poverty rate is much like a “test tube baby”—borrowing from a rather crude but legendary phrase from the late comedian Robin Harris. We know it’s there. We know it’s very high. But we continue to marvel, study and poke at it […]
Taylor Hosking is a graduating senior at The University of Pennsylvania, interning with The MOJO for her final semester. The CUBA LIBRE blog series will recap some of her Spring Break experience on the island.
With a new administration on its way in, WURD is one of few independently owned media outlets that offer our community a place to speak and be heard, especially when our voices are increasingly marginalized, ignored and silenced.
How often have we lamented the state of Black institutions and limited opportunities for Black economic empowerment? All month, WURD presents THE BLACK LIST – Creating A Path to Economic Self-Determination. Click to learn more about how YOU can participate.
If you’re looking for guidelines about how to achieve your biggest goals in the New Year, best to heed the advice of those who are living pretty amazing existences in the hear and now. Cue up Ava DuVernay.
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.
There is still time to sign up for Keva Sturdevant’s Healthy, Wealthy and Wise Financial Freedom Series, but you have to act now! Read on for a recap of the first (of four) classes.
In March 2015, 900AM-WURD and the Painted Bride Art Center debuted “The Invitation,” a four-part series of interactive conversations where diverse and divergent viewpoints are not only welcome, but also encouraged.
On March 7, 900AM-WURD presented its third Wellness 101 community health education symposium – this time in celebration of Women’s History Month – with Healthy, Wealthy and Wise: A Woman’s Guide to Wholeness. Click the video above for the recap or read on!