Reality Check with Sam Wachs

Charles Ellison interviews Sam Wachs, the Sixers fan who was thrown out of the game last week for protesting China’s treatment of Hong Kong protesters.

By Charles D. Ellison

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.

By Charles D. Ellison

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.

By Charles D. Ellison

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

By Charles D. Ellison

Reality Check with Jessica Press

Jessica Press wrote a piece with tips from experts on how to help kids succeed in school this year.

By Charles D. Ellison

Reality Check: What Climate Change Debate?

Black voters—and Democrats—worry about the environment’s effect on their lives. All the more reason, Charles Ellison 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.

By Charles D. Ellison

Reality Check: How to Ignore a Gun Crisis

Charles Ellison on how the Mayor’s response to Commissioner Ross’s resignation this week misses the point