In 1985, one of the most controversial—and catastrophic—police actions in U.S. history took place when the Philadelphia Police Department dropped a bomb from a helicopter on a fortified residence occupied by members of a group called MOVE. The subsequent fire killed six adults and five children associated with MOVE and destroyed 61 homes. Decades later, controversy and acrimony still smolder and the tragedy speaks to ongoing questions about race, class, police brutality, and more.
"Brilliant "Let the Fire Burn" Explores 1985 MOVE Bombing by Cops in Philadelphia" is the latest from ReasonTV.
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