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Philadelphia’s city council just apologized for bombing its own city in 1985 — all to strike at MOVE, a radical black-liberation group. Whether this heals anything is up to the victims who have survived, but it is safe to say this is 35 years too late.

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.

The 1985 police bombing attack on the group MOVE in West Philadelphia killed 11 and destroyed 61 homes. On Thursday, the City Council finally apologized for the Police Department's actions.

The 1985 police bombing attack on the group MOVE in West Philadelphia killed 11 and destroyed 61 homes. On Thursday, the City Council finally apologized for the Police Department's actions.

The 1985 police bombing attack on the group MOVE in West Philadelphia killed 11 and destroyed 61 homes. On Thursday, the City Council finally apologized for the Police Department's actions.

35 years after police bombed a house and destroyed a neighborhood, the Philadelphia City Council offered a formal apology Thursday

The 1985 police bombing attack on the group MOVE in West Philadelphia killed 11 and destroyed 61 homes. On Thursday, the City Council finally apologized for the Police Department's actions.

The 1985 police bombing attack on the group MOVE in West Philadelphia killed 11 and destroyed 61 homes. On Thursday, the City Council finally apologized for the Police Department's actions.

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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.

Philadelphia City Council voted to apologize for the MOVE bombing 35 years ago that left 11 people dead, including 5 children, and burned 61 homes in West Philly. The resolution represents the first formal apology offered by the city for the bombing.

Philadelphia City Council passed a bill Thursday banning police use of tear gas, rubber bullets, and pepper spray during protests or other First Amendment protected activities.

Philadelphia City Council passed a bill Thursday banning police use of tear gas, rubber bullets, and pepper spray during protests or other First Amendment protected activities.

Philadelphia City Council approved a prohibition on the use of tear gas, rubber bullets, and pepper spray against demonstrators exercising their First Amendment rights.

The City of Philadelphia and State of Pennsylvania are honoring with respective proclamations and designating March 15 - 17 . Watch #MeekMillWeekendhe  City Council presentation live stream now:

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