MOVE

Annette John-Hall | WHYY.org The 35th anniversary of the MOVE bombing, which killed 11 members of the radical Black liberation group, has prompted some current and former leaders to call on the city of Philadelphia to formally apologize. That includes Wilson Goode Sr., who was mayor at the time and has apologized four times for the role he played. What [...]

On May 13, 2015, WURD observed the 30-year commemoration of the tragic city government-sanctioned bombing of the Osage Ave. M.O.V.E. residence in 1985. Click for a recap, plus a podcast of reflections from WURD’s Barbara Grant, M.O.V.E. member Ramona Africa, and radio veteran/activist Cody Anderson.

In early October 2014, Brother Mumia Abu-Jamal was the commencement speaker at Goddard College, his alma mater (recorded speech was played). In response to this — and in an attempt to silence him — Pennsylvania legislators quickly drafted and passed a bill called the “Revictimization Relief Act.”

Sister Ramona Africa speaks with “Wake Up With WURD” host Phil Allen about how members of the M.O.V.E. 9 — both free and incarcerated — maintain their resolve for justice. Ramona also discusses what freedom really means to her family.


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