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Philadelphia City Council Formally Apologizes for 1985 Police Bombing That Killed 11

HeadlineNov 19, 2020

The Philadelphia City Council has formally apologized for the 1985 police bombing of the radical, Black liberation, anti-police-brutality group MOVE, which killed six adults and five children and destroyed over 60 homes. The City Council resolution acknowledges “the fundamental injustice, cruelty, brutality, and inhumanity of the MOVE Bombing.” May 13, the anniversary of the massacre, will be established as an annual day of “observation, reflection and recommitment.”

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