Race & Diaspora

Courageous Conversations RACE at the Crossroads

Talking about race can evoke fear, anger, misunderstanding. So it often remains the elephant in the room. This panel discussion asks the question, “What do we lose when we don’t talk about race and how could our lives improve if we did?”

Health & Wellness

The Healers, Part IV – Beverly Toporowski, M.D.

Part IV of our 2017 Healers series features Beverly Toporowski, M.D., a family medicine physician and practitioner of Energy Medicine. Dr. Toporowski bridges her western medicine training and spiritual training in a way that is both liberating and healing.

Health & Wellness

WURD’s Lunch & Learn Workshop at Independence LIVE! – Featuring Green Soul

Cooking demonstration and food sampling at Independence Live! with chef Benjamin Bynum, who shared the secrets of healthy cooking and eating from his restaurant, Green Soul.

Arts & Entertainment

WURD Backstage: Debbie Allen

How does Debbie Allen do it, do ALL of it...at such a high level for so long? Listen to her discuss the power of good parenting, strong work ethic and creative vision with MOJO host Stephanie Renée.

Health & Wellness

RECAP: Andrew Young & Ancient African Herbology

We're reposting this interview with esteemed elder Andrew Young, where he discusses his Foundation's work to bring African herbal healing to a wider population of impoverished Black Americans.

Arts & Entertainment

Desserts LaBelle with Patti LaBelle and Dyana Williams

This is a special conversation between Patti LaBelle and her longtime friend and music industry insider, Dyana Williams, about Patti’s cooking, her musical background and connections to Philadelphia.

Politics & Government

Philly D.A. for the People Candidate Forum

The April 18th Philly D.A. for the People Candidate Forum held at the Arch Street United Methodist Church was moderated by Vincent Thompson of WURD Radio and Holly Otterbein of Philadelphia Magazine. Full coverege inside!

Business & Technology

Launch of the iBuyBlack Discount Card

Universal Companies' Kenny Gamble and Rahim Islam, Enon Tabernacle's Rev. Alyn Waller, and other community leaders launch the iBuyBlack Discount Card.

Education

Impact a Student’s Life – Become a Teacher for the School District of Philadelphia!

If you want to make an impact in a student's life, become a teacher for the School District of Philadelphia. Apply now at jobs.philasd.org #TeachPHL



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Criminal Justice

Minister Louis Farrakhan 9.8.15 – Justice or Else Philadelphia Rally

900AM-WURD's broadcast of the Philly mobilization rally for Minister Louis Farrakhan's October 10 "Justice... or Else" event in Washington, D.C. to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the 1995 Million Man March.

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Race & Diaspora

The Invitation: “Impolite Conversations”

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.

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Health & Wellness

Wellness 101 – Healthy, Wealthy and Wise: A Woman’s Guide to Wholeness

Wellness 101 is 900AM-WURD's community health education symposium series. In honor of Women’s History Month 2015, we presented Wellness 101 - Healthy, Wealthy and Wise: A Woman’s Guide to Wholeness.