‘Let The Fire Burn’: New documentary tells the story of MOVE, black group bombed by Philadelphia police

September 26, 2013   // 0 Comments

by Alexis Garrett Stodghill In 1985, Philadelphia police dropped a bomb on a house occupied by a black group living communally called MOVE. Sixty-one homes were destroyed in the resulting fire, which gutted a city block. Although many writers have recounted the standoff that resulted in the death of 11 MOVE members, five of whom were children, it remains a faded memory in America’s recent histor...

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