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

Business & Technology

Schuylkill Yards and Inclusive Development

WURD's Vincent Thompson interviews Lucy Kerman, Senior Vice Provost for University and Community Partnerships at Drexel University, about the importance of the $3.5 billion Schuylkill Yards and Inclusive Development project.



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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.

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Youth & Family

WURD/Eastern State Penitentiary: High Cost of Juvenile Crime, Incarceration & Punishment

In November 2014, WURD partnered with Eastern State Penitentiary for the second in a series of symposiums focused on crime and incarceration, and the overarching impact that both of these matters have on our society.