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TRANSMIT TRANSFORM EVENT SIZZLE REEL

“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 […]

Arts & Entertainment

WURD Backstage – JAMES MTUME

Honoring one of Philadelphia's own creative giants - James Mtume - on the celebration of his TVOne UNSUNG special and so much more!

Morning & Midday Shows

WUWW Interview with Juvenile Lifers: Shavonne Robbins & John Pace

Shavonne Robbins & John Pace, who were both sentenced to life as juveniles, share their story of how they ended up incarcerated and offer solutions […]

Commentary

Philadelphia Gun Violence Claims a Beloved Youth Organizer

Mr. Terrance “TA” Williams of Philadelphia’s Youth Arts Self-Empowerment Project was fatally shot in mid-December.

Arts & Entertainment

WURD Backstage: A Chat with Choreographer Ron K Brown

Hear from dancer/choreographer Ron K. Brown about the joys of heeding the ancestors and merging African Diasporic dance with contemporary.



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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.