Philadelphia City Council Formally Apologizes for Police Bombing That Killed 11 in 1985
Philadelphia City Council Formally Apologizes for 1985 Police Bombing That Killed 11
Philadelphia City Council will consider reducing the city’s 10-year tax abatement for commercial development. The new proposal comes amid debate over a 1% tax on new construction.
Philadelphia's city council voted to apologize for the 1985 bombing of a Black neighborhood. Police dropped combat explosives on members of Black liberation group MOVE, who were living in a row house. 11 people died — including 5 children — and fires left 250 people homeless.
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