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.

News

WURD Empowerment Expo: Violence as a Public Health Issue

At WURD’s Empowerment Expo a panel was convened to discuss violence in the community. Moderator: Christopher Norris – WURD Radio Guest Host, Wake Up With […]

Arts & Entertainment

Wake Up With WURD – Jenifer Lewis

Watch the Wake Up With WURD team as they chat with Black-ish Actress, Jenifer Lewis. Lewis discusses her memoir, “The Mother of Black Hollywood.”  

WURD TV

WURD Backstage: Philly’s Men Are Cookin’ 2017

See WURD hosts "In The Community" for a special education fundraising event hosted by the Rho Theta Omega chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.

Morning & Midday Shows

Wake Up With WURD – Marc Lamont Hill

Wake Up With WURD Hosts Mark Kelly Tyler, Denise Clay and Chris “Flood the Drummer” Norris spoke with activist and journalist Marc Lamont Hill about […]

Health & Wellness

Penn Medicine – Free Medicare Annual Wellness Visit

Jeffrey Tokazewski, M.D. of Penn Medicine speaks with WURD President and CEO Sara Lomax Reese about the free Medicare Annual Wellness Visit. This benefit includes […]

Health & Wellness

INDEPENDENCE LIVE CHEF SERIES!

The featured chef for WURD’s Independence LIVE Chef Series cooking demonstration was Naimah Rutling, proud owner of the catering company, H.E.R. by Chef Nai. She […]

Arts & Entertainment

ICYMI: Philly Music Walk of Fame Ceremony

Click the link to see WURD Radio's video highlight reel from the Oct 4 ceremony, featuring footage of some of Philadelphia's most beloved musical legends receiving their just due.

Arts & Entertainment

Philly Music Walk of Fame: Bonus Beats

We caught up with Rev. Joe Williams at the Philly Music Walk of Fame ceremony. Hear what he had to say about 2017 inductee Sister Rosetta Tharpe, her connection to Philadelphia, and her influence on gospel music.



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Education

WURD Speaks: Brain Strain – The Impact of Trauma on Education

At WURD Speaks: Brain Strain, a panel of educators, trauma specialists and youth advocates participated in an innovative symposium that examined the impact of trauma on education, the developing brain, and our children's ability to reach their full potential.

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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.