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How, in a city that can’t find $85 million for education, can we find $500 million for a prison?

FINALLY, after years of being ridiculed for having beer bellies, love handles and man boobs, dads have gained social-media acceptance, and our physical attributes have gone viral. Nineteen-year-old Mackenzie Pearson, a sophomore at Clemson University, has declared that the “Dad Bod” is in vogue.

Check out our video preview of the third episode of Mind Your Business, which focuses on Body Rock Boot Camp and its growth and exposure plans.

Freddie Gray’s death and the lack of answers surrounding it precipitated a day of violence. If we hope to avoid the next riot, we must create an atmosphere in which words are heard, action is taken, and circumstances change.

Check out our video preview of the second episode of Mind Your Business, which focuses on Caribbean-American restaurant 48th St. Grille!

As of late February, there were over 15,000 people in Philadelphia’s municipal prisons. Each of them represents lost tax revenue through wages, lost community cohesion through absence, and lost potential through what will likely happen to them upon their exit from the system.

PABJ, 900AM-WURD, Philadelphia Community of Leaders and Community College of Philadelphia are partnering to present the 2015 Moving Philadelphia Forward Mayoral Candidate Forum on April 9.

On February 28, Arcadia University hosted Letters to Trayvon – an engaging project celebrating Black men and boys through art and conversation. The interactive event featured an in-depth, moving conversation with Trayvon’s father Tracy Martin, led by WURD’s own Solomon Jones.

Wake Up With WURD’Solomon Jones will appear on HLN’s Nancy Grace tonight (January 26) at 8 p.m. to discuss the heart-wrenching case recently reported in which a baby from Darby, PA was attacked by ferrets owned by her family. Be sure to tune in as Solomon lends his perspective.

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