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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Wake Up With WURD

Top 5 Live 7.24.15

Today's stories include: Obama returns to his ancestral home – Kenya; Ex-cop planned blackface fundraiser for officers in Freddie Gray case; Pew study: City Council's 'prerogative' on land deals is ironclad; Facebook loses appeal over access to user data; Sandra Bland Death Ruled a Suicide by Hanging, Texas Prosecutor Says.

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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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The Calling…and The Doing

Knowing your purpose is one thing. Properly executing that purpose in the world requires a different kind of spiritual fortitude.

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Race & Diaspora

Interview: Debbie Wasserman Schultz and Rev. Leah Daughtry at NAACP Convention

Check out this great conversation between WURD's Sara Lomax-Reese, Democratic National Committee (DNC) Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz, and DNC Convention CEO, Rev. Leah Daughtry and the NAACP's 106th National Convention in Philadelphia.

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It’s about time

When we fail to prioritize learning, we fail to prioritize our children. It is children, after all, who most poignantly illustrate the passage of time. And if our children don’t matter, then all the talk of marriage in our society is empty, selfish rhetoric, designed

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