Race & Diaspora

ICYMI: Catto Statue Dedication Ceremony

WURD Radio was the only media outlet to capture this historic moment in its entirety. Watch as Catto's legacy receives recognition and his statue is unveiled.

Arts & Entertainment

Col. Guion Bluford – A Space Odyssey

Philadelphia native and aerospace legend Colonel Guion Bluford, the first African American astronaut, stopped by the WURD Radio studios to speak to host Stephanie Renée […]

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 […]



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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.

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Criminal Justice

Letters to Trayvon – Solomon Jones Interviews Tracy Martin

On February 28, 2015 - the third anniversary of Trayvon Martin’s death - Arcadia University hosted "Letters to Trayvon" – the culminating event of an engaging project celebrating Black men and boys through art and conversation.

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Race & Diaspora

Strange Fruit: The Seven Last Words of Seven Black Lives

Preachers, poets and activists - including the great Sonia Sanchez - reflect on the last words of seven Black men and women killed by police in 2014.