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Criminal Justice

Letters to Trayvon – Solomon Jones Interviews Tracy Martin

On February 28, 2015 - the third anniversary of Trayvon Martin’s death - Arcadia University hosted "Letters to Trayvon" – the culminating event of an engaging project celebrating Black men and boys through art and conversation.

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Race & Diaspora

Strange Fruit: The Seven Last Words of Seven Black Lives

Preachers, poets and activists - including the great Sonia Sanchez - reflect on the last words of seven Black men and women killed by police in 2014.

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Youth & Family

WURD/Eastern State Penitentiary: High Cost of Juvenile Crime, Incarceration & Punishment

In November 2014, WURD partnered with Eastern State Penitentiary for the second in a series of symposiums focused on crime and incarceration, and the overarching impact that both of these matters have on our society.


WURD TV

WURD Exclusive: New Freedom Theatre

Examining the vision for the future of New Freedom Theatre's Training Program and mainstage productions.

Race & Diaspora

Reelblack’s Exclusive Conversations with Baba Dick Gregory

By popular demand: click to enjoy Reelblack's exclusive conversations with activist, author and comedian Baba Dick Gregory, hosted by Mike D. - over two dozen videos!

Arts & Entertainment

WURD Backstage – Barbershop: The Next Cut

Stephanie Renée sits down with Deon Cole and Ice Cube to discuss the release of the next installment of the Barbershop film franchise - Barbershop: The Next Cut - during the stars' recent visit to Philadelphia.

Arts & Entertainment

WURD Backstage: Omari Hardwick

In this episode of WURD Backstage, MOJO host Stef Renée interviews actor Omari Hardwick.

Wake Up With WURD

WUWW Interviews Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney

Wake Up With WURD host Solomon Jones interviewed newly elected Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney during his second week in office.

Politics & Government

President Obama Unveils New Gun Control Measures

On January 5, President Barack Obama announced steps that his administration is putting in place to reduce gun violence in America.

Politics & Government

Philadelphia Mayoral and City Council Inauguration – Video Playlist

Enjoy this video playlist of several events around the city to celebrate the Philadelphia 2016 Mayoral and City Council Inauguration!

Criminal Justice

President Obama’s Statement on San Bernardino Shootings

Citing the alarming frequency of mass shootings in the U.S. and national security in general, President Obama made remarks about the December 2 deadly mass shooting in San Bernardino, CA.

Health & Wellness

World AIDS Day is December 1 – Learn the Facts from AIDS.gov

In honor of World AIDS Day 2015, we encourage you to learn the basics and the facts about HIV/AIDS, take a moment to educate yourself about our government's HIV/AIDS strategy, and find out your HIV status.