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Race & Diaspora

Andrew Young Fireside Chat – Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

WURD was on the scene for a recent visit by civil rights activist and former United National Ambassador Andrew Young, Jr.

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Arts & Entertainment

Art And Activism: Procession – The Art of Norman Lewis

We had a ball at our 2015 Holiday Party at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PafA), starting off the afternoon off with our powerful “Art and Activism” panel discussion in partnership with PafA’s new exhibit “Procession: The Art of Norman Lewis.

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Education

WURD Speaks: Brain Strain – The Impact of Trauma on Education

At WURD Speaks: Brain Strain, a panel of educators, trauma specialists and youth advocates participated in an innovative symposium that examined the impact of trauma on education, the developing brain, and our children's ability to reach their full potential.


WURD TV

BEYOND THE FLAG: Rabbi Noach

Extending the interfaith conversation about religious leaders in Accra, Rabbi Noach describes both the Jewish outreach he's leading in Ghana as well as life as an expatriate and finding fellowship abroad.

WURD TV

WURD Backstage: Dr. Ysaÿe Barnwell

Community educator and composer Dr. Ysaÿe Barnwell, former member of the folk a cappella ensemble Sweet Honey In The Rock, shares insights with WURD host Stephanie Renée.

Women & Gender

WURD Exclusive: Interview with Hidden Figures’ Katherine Johnson

In the lead-up to Women's History Month, WURD president and CEO Sara Lomax-Reese sat down for an exclusive interview with Katherine Johnson, the main character portrayed in the movie "Hidden Figures."

The MOJO

Learning To Build Better Students

More multimedia offerings from MOJO host Stephanie Renée's recent trip to Ghana. This video explores a successful collaboration between Ghana and Israel for early childhood education.

Arts & Entertainment

2016 Marian Anderson Award

The 2016 recipients of the Marian Anderson Award were Patti LaBelle, Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff. Congratulations to these musical and cultural icons!

Politics & Government

WURD Election Day 2016 Coverage

WURD and LECET held our annual Election Day live broadcast from Relish Restaurant in Philadelphia, PA on November 8.