WURD was on the scene for a recent visit by civil rights activist and former United National Ambassador Andrew Young, Jr.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.
The 2016 recipients of the Marian Anderson Award were Patti LaBelle, Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff. Congratulations to these musical and cultural icons!
WURD and LECET held our annual Election Day live broadcast from Relish Restaurant in Philadelphia, PA on November 8.