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Criminal Justice

Minister Louis Farrakhan 9.8.15 – Justice or Else Philadelphia Rally

900AM-WURD's broadcast of the Philly mobilization rally for Minister Louis Farrakhan's October 10 "Justice... or Else" event in Washington, D.C. to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the 1995 Million Man March.

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Race & Diaspora

The Invitation: “Impolite Conversations”

In March 2015, 900AM-WURD and the Painted Bride Art Center debuted "The Invitation," a four-part series of interactive conversations where diverse and divergent viewpoints are not only welcome, but also encouraged.

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Health & Wellness

Wellness 101 – Healthy, Wealthy and Wise: A Woman’s Guide to Wholeness

Wellness 101 is 900AM-WURD's community health education symposium series. In honor of Women’s History Month 2015, we presented Wellness 101 - Healthy, Wealthy and Wise: A Woman’s Guide to Wholeness.


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.

Politics & Government

REPLAY: 2016 Election Eve Rally with Hillary Clinton, POTUS, FLOTUS and The Clinton Family

Democratic nominee for President Hillary Clinton, President Barack Obama, President Bill Clinton, First Lady Michelle Obama, and Chelsea Clinton make a final campaign swing through Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on Election Eve 2016.

WURD TV

FULL VIDEO: Youth Town Hall Meeting

WHYY, in partnership with 900AM WURD, joined forces to present a Youth Town Hall Meeting in late September. You can see and hear the entire conversation through this link.

Youth & Family

Sizzle Reel: WURD-WHYY Town Hall

ICYMI: Catch some of the highlights from this gathering to hear from Philadelphia-area teens about the issues that most concern them

Education

WURD Speaks: Brain Strain II Promo on NBC10

WURD President and CEO Sara Lomax-Reese speaks to NBC10's Tracy Davidson about the 9/26/16 WURD Speaks: Brain Strain II educational symposium at the Franklin Institute.

Politics & Government

September 14 – POTUS in Philadelphia to Campaign for Hillary Clinton

On September 13, President Obama was in Philadelphia campaigning for Democratic Presidential Nominee Hillary Clinton.

WURD Events

Recap: WURD Founder’s Day 2016

ICYMI - here's a special sizzle reel-style recap of our 2016 Founder's Day celebration on August 26, 2016.

Race & Diaspora

Wake Up With WURD’s Solomon Jones Appears on ABC’s Nightline to Talk Race, Policing and Fatherhood

On July 13, Wake Up With WURD's Solomon Jones and his son were part of a discussion on ABC's Nightline that brought together a diverse group of parents, children and police officers to have frank conversations about race, justice and the role of police.