Take Up Your Space

After decades of running and resisting, Sonia Sanchez locked down a permanent residence in Philadelphia. And after 30 years or so, her vast influence in this amazing-but-troubled city is finally being fully celebrated.

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Politics & Government

WURD’s Nick Taliaferro Guests on NewsOne Now with Roland Martin

WURD's own Nick Taliaferro, host of The Nick Taliaferro Show, was featured on an edition of NewsOne Now with Roland Martin to discuss the recent 29-count indictment of U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah for racketeering and corruption.

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Criminal Justice

University of Cincinnati Police Officer Indicted for Killing Motorist Samuel DuBose

Hamilton County Prosecutor Joe Deters: "It's an absolute tragedy that anyone would behave in this manner. It was senseless. It's just horrible."

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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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