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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Race & Diaspora

J. Whyatt (Jerry) Mondesire Transitions at Age 65

Civil rights activist J. Whyatt "Jerry" Mondesire passed away on October 4 at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia, PA. He was 65 years old.

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Health & Wellness

WURD Speaks: Brain Strain – Recap and Resources

We are so encouraged by the outpouring of interest following WURD Speaks: Brain Strain! Read on for information presented by the stage participants, as well as other useful information about the impact of trauma on children and education.

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Top Five Live – Friday October 2

Philly superintendent wants more school closures and charters, Joaquin shifts; 'major' flooding still likely, Another perjury charge filed against Kane, Black women booted from Napa Valley wine train file lawsuit, Oregon shooting: Reports of 10 dead at Umpqua Community College

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Business & Technology

Looking for Work? SugarHouse Casino is Hiring!

SugarHouse Casino is holding two massive hiring events in October - read on for information about scoring one of 500 full-time jobs with benefits.

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Featured Podcasts

Wake Up With WURD 10.2.15
WURD Speaks – Brain Strain 9.30.15
MOJO 9.30.15 – Carl Hancock Rux

Featured Videos


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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WURD Speaks: Brain Strain – NBC-10 Interviews Mike O’Bryan

NBC-10 interviews Mike O’Bryan, Program Manager, Youth Arts Education at Village of Arts and Humanities and participant in WURD Speaks: Brain Strain – The Effect of Trauma on Education, taking place on 9/30/15 as part of our Walter P. Lomax, Jr., M.D. Speaker Series.

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Business & Technology

Mind Your Business – Miss Mahogany Boutique

WURD family, here's the latest edition of Mind Your Business, where Solomon Jones speaks with Aisha Al Muid of Miss Mahogany Boutique. Be sure to tune in every other Thursday for more Mind Your Business!

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