WURD Events

WURD Speaks-Standing Our Ground: Gentrification/Future of Black Philly

FRIDAY, FEB. 1, 2019 at THE BARNES FOUNDATION Eric Grimes moderated a conversation featuring the following panelists: Mindy Fullilove, MD, LFAPA, Hon AIA, Professor of […]

WURD Events

WURD 2018 Empowerment Expo Featuring Iyanla Vanzant

A Special Presentation by Nationally Acclaimed Author, Life Coach, TV Personality, & Former WURD Host… Iyanla VanzantHoliday Marketplace featuring Local Businesses Job & Career Readiness Resources / Health […]

WURD Events

WURD 15th Anniversary Panel Discussion: The Other Side of Freedom

In Partnership with WURD Radio and Uncle Bobbie’s Coffee & Books this is an Interactive panel discussion featuring: DeRay Mckesson, prominent Black Lives Matter activist. […]


Mothers of Tamir Rice, Sean Bell, Sandra Bland and Eric Garner

The mothers of Tamir Rice, Sean Bell, Eric Garner, and Sandra Bland (Samaria Rice, Valerie Bell, Geneva Reed-Veal, and Gwen Carr), join Brother Shomari to […]



“TRANSMIT/TRANSFORM,” was a two-day event celebrating the lives of community members lost to violence in the Fairhill-Hartranft neighborhood of North Philadelphia. Done in partnership with […]

Morning & Midday Shows

Starbucks COO Addresses Controversial Philadelphia Arrests

Starbucks COO Rosalind Brewer sat down with the Wake Up With WURD morning team to address the controversial arrests at the Starbucks location at 18th […]

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WURD Speaks: The Philadelphia Negro – Past & Present

Created in celebration of WURD’s 15th anniversary and W.E.B. Du Bois’ 150th birthday, the program explores The Philadelphia Negro, a sociological study written in 1899 […]

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Race & Diaspora

Andrew Young Fireside Chat – Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

WURD was on the scene for a recent visit by civil rights activist and former United National Ambassador Andrew Young, Jr.

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Arts & Entertainment

Art And Activism: Procession – The Art of Norman Lewis

We had a ball at our 2015 Holiday Party at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PafA), starting off the afternoon off with our powerful “Art and Activism” panel discussion in partnership with PafA’s new exhibit “Procession: The Art of Norman Lewis.