Politics & Government

Congressman Chaka Fattah Indicted on Racketeering Charges

Congressman Chaka Fattah, the democratic U.S. representative for Pennsylvania's 2nd congressional district for twenty years, was indicted on July 29 on racketeering charges for variety of corruption schemes spanning several years.

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Top 5 Live 7.30.15

Today's Top 5 : Police officer charged with murder for fatally shooting black man;  Sources: Phillies trade Cole Hamels to Texas Rangers; Source: Boeing officials think debris looks like part from 777; Former Philly narcotics cop Jeffrey Walker sentenced to 3 1/2 years in prison; U.S. Rep. Fattah

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Wake Up With WURD

Solomon Jones: Sandra Bland Shows Black Women Also Need to Worry

The questionable death of Sandra Bland in a Texas jail cell - allegedly a suicide - has forced me to revisit the ugly realities I explained to my children in the aftermath of the Michael Brown case.

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WURD Events

Join WURD on July 31 at AAMP to Celebrate the Life and Legacy of Walter P. Lomax, Jr., M.D.

Join WURD on July 31 to celebrate the life and legacy of Walter P. Lomax, Jr., M.D.! We will honor his birthday with a day-long tribute and live broadcast from the African American Museum in Philadelphia (701 Arch Street) from 7am -7pm.

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Makes Me Wanna Holler

There is a thread on Black Twitter called #HappyBlackGirlDay, where posts are used to uplift and celebrate Black femininity. In the wake of Sandra Bland's death and so many other insults and insensitivity toward sisterhood, this social media practice feels more like urgent necessity.

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Health & Wellness

Go With The Flow Kicks Off at Point of Destination Cafe

Thanks to all who joined the WURD family for the first session of Go With the Flow, our 4-part Qigong series with Dr. Carol Penn! We had a wonderful time learning about the healing power of this amazing energy-balancing practice.

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