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 […]
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 […]
Honoring one of Philadelphia's own creative giants - James Mtume - on the celebration of his TVOne UNSUNG special and so much more!
Shavonne Robbins & John Pace, who were both sentenced to life as juveniles, share their story of how they ended up incarcerated and offer solutions […]
Mr. Terrance “TA” Williams of Philadelphia’s Youth Arts Self-Empowerment Project was fatally shot in mid-December.
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 […]
WURD was on the scene for a recent visit by civil rights activist and former United National Ambassador Andrew Young, Jr.
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.