FLASH BACK TO 1985: PHILADELPHIA POLICE BOMBED A NEIGHBORHOOD, KILLING 11 PEOPLE, INCLUDING FIVE CHILDREN, AND DESTROYING AN ENTIRE NEIGHBORHOOD.
SOURCE: THE GUARDIAN
On 13 May 1985, Philadelphia police bombed the Move compound, killing 11 people, including five children, and destroying an entire neighborhood. The countercultural group lived communally and had a history of violent encounters with police.
As the DNC wraps up in Philadelphia, the Guardian takes a look at this largely forgotten event in the context of current national debates on race, policing and politics in America