• Philadelphia burning: The city's forgotten outrage against a Black community

    5 days ago - By Business Insider

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    Philadelphia City Council finally voted to apologize for their decision to approve a bombing, which left 11 people dead, including five children, in 1985, an outrage that has been all-but-forgotten.
    On May 13, police dropped an explosive device on the roof of 6621 Osage Avenue in West Philadelphia after a daylong confrontation with the Black radical group, MOVE, as officers tried to evict them from their compound, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported.
    The police fired 10,000 rounds of ammunition into the building before dropping the bomb from a helicopter onto the...
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