The MOJO

Nolan Williams – A Space Odyssey

WURD host Stephanie Renée chats with Nolan Williams, Festival Artistic Director for The Mann Center, about A SPACE ODYSSEY, an evening of orchestral celebration for […]

Reality Check

Keir Bradford-Grey – Defender Association of Philadelphia

Vincent Thompson of WURD Radio interviewed Keir Bradford-Grey the Chief of the Defender Association of Philadelphia.

Criminal Justice

Kelley Hodge – First Female African-American District Attorney

WURD’s Vincent Thompson landed the first exclusive radio interview with Philadelphia’s new District Attorney Kelley Hodge. District Attorney Hodge began serving on July 24th and […]

WURD TV

Ava DuVernay Shines Brightly at BlackStar

When Ava DuVernay comes to Philadelphia, great things ensue. See her award acceptance speech from this year's Black Star Film Fest!

Arts & Entertainment

WURD Speaks – Rhythms of Resistance: Protest Music Past and Present

WURD Speaks Black Music Month celebration examined the music of our struggle — yesterday and today — artists who carried the torch in times past and […]

Arts & Entertainment

WURD Speaks – Rhythms of Resistance: Protest Music Past and Present – Sizzle Reel

WURD Speaks Black Music Month celebration examined the music of our struggle — yesterday and today — artists who carried the torch in times past […]

Arts & Entertainment

WURD & The Literary Café chat with Donald Bogle

MOJO host Stephanie Renée caught up with her former professor Donald Bogle to celebrate the release of his latest biography on Hollywood history. See more here.

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?”



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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.