Reality Check with Jill Bazelon And Keith Weigelt
Jill and Keith joined Charles to discuss a program called Bridges to Wealth, that is bringing financial empowerment training to students and adults in Philadelphia, as a way to lessen the wealth gap in the city.
Reality Check with Mike McLively
Mike McLively of the Giffords Law Center to Reduce Gun Violence, studied those efforts in Oakland for a report that came out earlier this year.
Reality Check with Angela Beale-Tawfeeq
Angela Beale-Tawfeeq talks to WURD host Charles D. Ellison about the swimming program she created for kids in urban areas
Reality Check with Jessica Press
Jessica Press wrote a piece with tips from experts on how to help kids succeed in school this year.
Reality Check: What Climate Change Debate?
Black voters—and Democrats—worry about the environment’s effect on their lives. All the more reason, WURD’s afternoon host argues, the DNC should not have nixed a climate debate
Reality Check with Larry Platt
The Philadelphia Citizen publisher Larry Platt joined Charles to discuss the breaking news of Police Commissioner Richard Ross' resignation.
Reality Check: How to Ignore a Gun Crisis
WURD’s afternoon host on how the Mayor’s response to Commissioner Ross’s resignation this week misses the point
Reality Check: Of Course, It Was Nicetown
The shootout with city police yesterday was in a struggling stretch of North Philly that has too often seen violence. WURD’s afternoon host wonders if now the neighborhood will get some help