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  • WURD Up 7.26.14 - Yesha Callahan

    Two-hour edition of WURD Up! The Youthivists discuss a "catcalling catcher," separate but equal housing, and the NFL's failed attempt to properly punish Ray Rice, an alleged woman-beater. Yesha Callahan of  and talks about some of the articles on her radar, including what black folks are missing by not going camping.

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