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Top Five Live- Tuesday, October 13

One man has been taken into custody in the fatal beating and shooting of a transgender woman in Philadelphia's Logan section, and police said Monday they are close to arresting others involved in the brutal killing.

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Arts & Entertainment

PABJ Honors Talking Drum’s Barbara Grant at Oct. 17 Awards Gala

PABJ's annual awards gala takes place on Saturday, October 17th. This year, WURD's own Barbara Grant (host of "Talking Drum") will be honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award!

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The Quest for Balance

Part of the challenge of growing up Libra is learning that balance is never the end goal; what's achievable is to never stop working toward balance, instead of thinking you've ever found it.

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Politics & Government

The Case for Millennials to Run for Office

The millennials that helped elect the first Black president of the United States could have an even bigger impact on politics moving forward.

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Race & Diaspora

PABJ and AL DÍA Take Strong Stance Against Racial Insensitivity at Philadelphia Magazine

Both the Philadelphia Association of Black Journalists and AL DÍA News Media are demanding a substantive commitment from Philadelphia Magazine to address its persistent insensitivity concerning race and diversity in the city.

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Business & Technology

Philadelphia Minority Enterprise Development Week: Oct 1-8

The City of Philadelphia has a massive roster of events scheduled for Philadelphia Minority Enterprise Development Week (October 1-8). Read on for details and registration.

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Featured Podcasts

MOJO 10.12.15 – Bobby Hill
The Nick Taliaferro Show: 10.12.15 – Denise Clay And Richard Prince
MOJO RBR 10.9.15 – Wil Haygood

Featured Videos


10.10.15 Justice or Else! Rally: Full Program Download Available from The Final Call

Many members of the WURD family attended the October 10 Justice or Else! rally. Stay tuned to 900AM-WURD for feedback from our hosts, and keep your eyes on for photos and continued coverage. Read on for details on ordering the full event video.

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Business & Technology

Mind Your Business – Zurifab Fashion Boutique

This week's Mind Your Business features Zurifab Fashion Boutique, a unique mobile business that brings fashion to you wherever you are. The challenge? Moving to the next level.

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We’re forWURD – are YOU? Join or Renew Today!

As the only African-American owned and operated talk radio station in Pennsylvania, we are carrying the torch and sustaining the legacy of community, awareness and activism, and through the forWURD Movement, we continue to give voice to the voiceless.

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