Reality Check: Walking the Talk on Clean Energy

In Chicago and D.C., residents and government came together to close polluting plants in their community. In Philly, City Hall won’t even take real action on the PES Refinery site

By Charles D. Ellison

Audio: Reality Check with Brooke Davis Anderson

Charles sat down with the Director of Museum Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts to discuss PAFA leading the country in acquiring works of art by women, and being among the best at acquiring works by African American artists—an effort towards making the museum better reflect the city and world it is a part of.

By Charles D. Ellison

The Citizen Recommends: WURD Founder’s Day

This Friday, Pennsylvania’s only black-owned talk radio station will host a free, day-long celebration to honor the mission of its founder, Walter P. Lomax Jr.: to uplift Philly

By Jessica Blatt Press

Sara Lomax-Reese and Roxanne Patel Shepelavy

At a women’s happy hour on Wednesday, The Citizen’s Executive Editor and the President/CEO of WURD radio talked about women’s power—and obligation—to change Philly, and the world

By Jessica Blatt Press

The Lingering Trauma of MOVE

Thirty-four years ago today, Philadelphia became the only city in American history to bomb itself. Have we recovered?

By Larry Platt

Reality Check: Let the Teens Vote

In some towns, Americans as young as 16 can vote. WURD’s afternoon host asks: Why not here?

By Charles D. Ellison

Reality Check: Let’s Bail out CCP

In the wake of last week’s union agreement, WURD’s afternoon host offers a fix to our community college’s financial woes. Hint: Look at area higher ed’s endowments

By Charles D. Ellison

Reality Check: Why Weed?

As Lt. Governor John Fetterman continues his statewide marijuana tour, WURD’s afternoon host contends there are more pressing issues to consider

By Charles D. Ellison