Politics & Government

NAACP Legal Defense Fund Releases Statement on Voting Rights Advancement Act

The NAACP Legal Defense Fund has released a statement in favor of the pending Voting Rights Advancement Act. Click for an excerpt.

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Wake Up With WURD

Top 5 Live – Wednesday July 1

Today's Stories Include: Chris Christie announces 2016 presidential bid, South Carolina church fire: Mt. Zion AME burns in Greeleyville, Pa. GOP sends its budget to Gov. Wolf and more.

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Race & Diaspora

Live Feed and Rebroadcast of Funeral Service for Rev. Clementa Pinckney

WURD is carrying a live video feed of the funeral service for Rev. Clementa Pinckney, pastor of Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, SC and Democratic member of the SC Senate. Pinckney was among nine churchgoers murdered on June 17 by suspected gunman Dylann Roof.

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Youth & Family

Philly’s Anderson Monarchs Launch Civil Rights Barnstorming Tour

The Monarchs recently embarked on a civil rights barnstorming tour that will take them to a number of landmarks around the United States, including Birmingham's 16th Street Baptist Church and Selma's Edmund Pettus Bridge.

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Youth & Family

Free Summer Meals for Philly Kids and Teens

There more options than ever to get free food in and around Philadelphia this summer. For kids and teens in particular (18 and under), there are actually more than 1,000 places in Philadelphia that serve free meals and snacks. Read on for details.

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Business & Technology

It’s Not Too Late to Sign Up for Free GSK Science in the Summer™ Classes!

It's not too late to register for GSK Science in the Summer™ at select Philadelphia libraries. Science in the Summer is a fun, free education program that seeks to instill a love of learning in children across the country through exciting, hands-on experiments.

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