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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.


Politics & Government

Philly D.A. for the People Candidate Forum

The April 18th Philly D.A. for the People Candidate Forum held at the Arch Street United Methodist Church was moderated by Vincent Thompson of WURD Radio and Holly Otterbein of Philadelphia Magazine. Full coverege inside!

Business & Technology

Launch of the iBuyBlack Discount Card

Universal Companies' Kenny Gamble and Rahim Islam, Enon Tabernacle's Rev. Alyn Waller, and other community leaders launch the iBuyBlack Discount Card.

Education

Impact a Student’s Life – Become a Teacher for the School District of Philadelphia!

If you want to make an impact in a student's life, become a teacher for the School District of Philadelphia. Apply now at jobs.philasd.org #TeachPHL

The MOJO

HIGHLIGHT REEL: Stephanie Renée in Ghana

Travel to West Africa through the lens of Stephanie Renée's cameras, as she gives us highlights of her media delegation trip to Ghana.

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.

Politics & Government

PennX Top 10 Social Issues for the President’s First 100 Days

As Donald Trump puts his action plan for the first 100 days as president into play, hundreds of people are enrolling in a new Penn School of Social Policy & Practice massive open online learning course that empowers them to create a list of priorities of their own.