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Jul. 26, 2014

WURD Up 7.26.14 - Yesha Callahan

Two-hour edition of WURD Up! The Youthivists discuss a "catcalling catcher," separate but equal housing, and the NFL's failed attempt to properly punish Ray Rice, an alleged woman-beater. Yesha Callahan of TheRoot.com  and yeshacallahan.com talks about some of the articles on her radar, including what black folks are missing by not going camping. Listen

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Apr. 2, 2014

The Karamu with Dr. Richard Cooper 4.2.14 - R. Sonny Driver

Dr. Cooper talks to Philadelphia's own community treasure and living legend, R. Sonny Driver. Listen

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Apr. 1, 2014

Healthquest Live - 4/1/14

Psychotherapist and behavioral sleep consultant Richard Shane, Ph.D., speaks with Dr. Taylor about the "Sleep Easily" method. "Sleep Easily" is a simple way to learn the body sensations of sleep, become calmer and fall asleep (or fall back asleep) quickly/more easily so that you can achieve deeper slumber. Listen

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Jun. 18, 2014


9th District Councilwoman Marian Tasco, Chair of the Philadelphia Gas Commission, offers an update about Philadelphia City Council’s process of evaluating Mayor Nutter's proposed sale of PGW. Listen

May. 30, 2014

900AM-WURD: An Audio Documentary

In honor of the kickoff of our 2014 "900 in 90" Membership Club campaign, we invite you to enjoy a moving and inspirational new mini-documentary about 900AM-WURD, produced by our own Khaleef Aye. You'll hear important history, milestones and new information, all through the voices of some key WURD family from our 10+ year journey. THIS, right here, is what WURD is all about. Progressive & Proud! #onWURD Listen

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Jul. 21, 2014

The Nick Taliaferro Show 7.21.14 - Freda Payne

Iconic vocalist Freda Payne ("Band of Gold," "Bring The Boys Home") speaks with Nick about her trials and triumphs in the music industry, and her return to jazz and big bands with her new release "Come Back To Me Love..." (available 7/22/14 on Artistry Music). Listen

Jul. 14, 2014

The Nick Taliaferro Show 7.14.14 - Yaron Sideman and Jacob Bender

Yaron Sideman and Jacob Bender share a dialogue with Nick on the escalating Israel - Palestine conflict. Mr. Sideman is Consul General of Israel to the Mid-Atlantic Region of the U.S. and Mr. Bender is Executive Director, CAIR (Council on American-Islamic Relations) Philadelphia.   Listen

Jul. 9, 2014

The Nick Taliaferro Show 7.9.14 - Dahn Dennis

Dahn Dennis, President and CEO of the Liberian Association of Pennsylvania, gives an update on how people can donate to the Liberian families that were affected by the Cobbs Creek-area fire in July 2014. Listen

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Nov. 9, 2013

Say WURD - Highlights of Celebration of Life for Walter P. Lomax, Jr. M.D.

Highlights from the November 2 Celebration of Life for Walter P. Lomax, Jr., M.D., held at Philadelphia's Kimmel Center. Listen

Oct. 19, 2013

Say WURD - 10th Anniversary Commemorative Edition

Special program recapping 900AM-WURD's 10th Anniversary events and remembering the life of Walter P. Lomax, Jr., MD. Listen

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Jun. 30, 2014

Dollars & $ense –The Business of Black Music

Dollars & $ense –The Business of Black Music used the occasion of Black Music Month 2014 to examine the influence African Americans have had on the music industry; the importance of proactively protecting intellectual property; pitfalls to avoid as a working musician; and the variety of music industry jobs that exist outside of performing. Panelists: Kenny Gamble - international music industry icon Tonya Evans, Esq. - author and Widener University School of Law professor Ivan Barias - producer/songwriter and president of the Philadelphia Chapter of The Recording Academy Listen

May. 24, 2014

WURD Speaks: Angela Davis and Sonia Sanchez

On May 24, 2014, during 900AM-WURD's "Embracing Our Culture: Coast-to-Coast" trip to northern California, we hosted a powerful and historic conversation between Black Power Movement and Black Arts Movement icons Angela Davis and Sonia Sanchez. Listen

May. 12, 2014


On May 12, 2014, WURD hosted a public forum with the four democratic candidates for governor of Pennsylvania: Rob McCord, Katie McGinty, Allyson Schwartz and Tom Wolf. Click "LISTEN" to hear a podcast of the forum as well as our on air post-event commentary, or watch a video rebroadcast at PCNTV through this link: https://pcntv.com/2014/05/12/monday-at-1200-pm-on-pcn-900-am-wurd-democratic-gubernatorial-forum/ Listen

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Jul. 25, 2014

Wake Up With WURD 7.25.14 - Ori Feibush ( Pt. 2 of 2)

Ori Feibush, real estate developer and 2nd district city councilman hopeful, answers tough questions about what many call his efforts to gentrify South Philadelphia. Listen

Jul. 25, 2014

Wake Up With WURD 7.25.14 - Ori Feibush ( Pt. 1 of 2)

Ori Feibush, real estate developer and 2nd district city councilman hopeful, answers tough questions about what many call his efforts to gentrify South Philadelphia. Listen

Jul. 25, 2014

Wake Up With WURD 7.25.14 - Councilman Kenyatta Johnson

Second district city councilman Kenyatta Johnson talks about his reelection efforts and gentrification in South Philadelphia. Listen

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Jul. 23, 2014

The MOJO 7.23.14 - Garry Mills/SBNP

Interview with Garry Mills, founder/CEO of Shoot Basketballs Not People, about the organization's mission and community involvement. Listen

Jul. 23, 2014

The MOJO 7.23.14 - Lisa Manzione

Lisa Manzione is author of the children's book series, "The Adventures of Bella & Harry," which provides a fun way to learn geography and global customs. Listen

Jul. 23, 2014

The MOJO 7.23.14 - Matthew Hughey

Matthew Hughey is author of The White Savior Film, examining how pop culture often rewards a paternalistic treatment of people of color on the big screen. Listen

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Jul. 18, 2014

Expressions Jazz with David Fritz 7.18.14

July 18, 2014 edition of "Expressions Jazz." Listen

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Jul. 19, 2014

WURD Up 7.19.14 - Black Imagery, Tech and Israel/Palestine

Black imagery, being engrossed with technology, and a breakdown of what's happening with the Israel-Palestine conflict with Michelle Zei... all in this week's WURD Up. Listen

Jul. 12, 2014

WURD Up 7.12.14 - Miriam Harris

The Youthivists first takeover of WURD Up features "News You Can Use," and special guest Miriam Harris, president of Temple's poetry collective "Babel." Ms. Harris will talk about her participation in the July 2014 Brave New Voices competition in Philadelphia. [More information about Babel - Youtube: Babel - TU Instagram: BabelsBack - Inquiries: babeltempleuniversity@gmail.com] Listen

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