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MOVE Bombing

City Life

Ten Years After Oprah Book Pick, Philly’s Ayana Mathis Is Back

In 2012, Germantown native Ayana Mathis suddenly found herself thrust into the spotlight when Oprah Winfrey singled out her debut novel for the famous book […]

Filmmaker John Waters, who recently compared one of his movies to the MOVE bombing in Philadelphia
City Life

Nauseating John Waters Compares His Movie to the MOVE Bombing

Check phillymag.com each morning Monday through Friday for the latest edition of Philly Today. And if you have a news tip for our hardworking Philly […]

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City Life

Philadelphia Owes the MOVE Survivors Reparations, Not Just An Apology

On the 36th anniversary of the tragic MOVE bombing — a city-authorized bombing and burning of a Black neighborhood in West Philadelphia that killed 11 people, […]

a barricade near the parkway encampment in philadelphia
City Life

I Fear the Parkway Encampment Crisis Could End Up Like the MOVE Bombing

In some ways, 2020 is starting to feel like 1985. Right now, a group of vulnerable and displaced people is actively defying the city’s demand […]