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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

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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. 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

Jul. 2, 2014

The Nick Taliaferro Show 7.2.14 - Raynard Jackson

Raynard Jackson, conservative strategist, wrote an article about the GOP's "reverse southern strategy," and is back on the NickT Show to discuss how he became part of the conservative Republican wing. He refers to himself as a traditionalist. We also hear Raynard's response to African-Americans on being a black man and a Republican.   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. 19, 2014

Wake Up With WURD 7.19.14 - Pam Africa, Alia Walker & Kareemah el-Amin

Pam Africa and Alia Walker join Kareemah el-Amin to announce that H. Rap Brown will be transported out of the supermax facility where he was being held to a more medically appropriate facility in North Carolina. Brother Brown's team had been struggling to get this move approved for years, and they credit Phil Allen and 900AM-WURD for mobilizing the community in Philadelphia and beyond to pressure officials into expediting the move! Listen

Jul. 22, 2014

Wake Up With WURD 7.22.14 - Mayor John Linder

Mayor John Linder of Chester, PA kicks off the "Satellite Series," which analyzes and parallels the issues of Philadelphia's neighboring cities. Listen

Jul. 22, 2014

Wake Up With WURD 7.22.14 - Netfah Amina Afia

Grassroots organizer Netfah Amina Afia updates us on Marissa Alexander's curious legal troubles with Florida's controversial Stand Your Ground law. Local rally location: Friday 7/25 at 7pm - N. 52nd St. at Selah Moon. For more information, visit freemarissanow.org. Listen

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Jul. 21, 2014

The MOJO 7.21.14 - Kimberly Peeler Allen

Steph speaks with Kimberly Peeler Allen, co-founder of non-profit research institute Higher Heights for America, on their report on the status of black women in US politics. Listen

Jul. 21, 2014

The MOJO 7.21.14 - Larry Eichel

Steph speaks with Larry Eichel, Project Director for the Pew Foundation's Philadelphia Research Initiative and author of a report on Philly's shifting homeownership numbers. Listen

Jul. 17, 2014

The MOJO 7.17.14 - Chef Aaron McCargo

Food Network star Chef Aaron McCargo of "Big Daddy's House" promotes a new set of summer recipes especially for those on dialysis -- but delicious for the entire family. 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. 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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