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33rd year  -  N° 170                 Tuesday, 19 June 2018         Antwerpen		
I Don't See Anything that I Want
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Monday 13th of May 1985

33 years ago He Didn't Move Anymore



Founder of MOVE black liberation group John Africa born as Vincent Leaphart is fatally shot during an armed standoff with the Philadelphia Police Department at the age of 54 in 6221 Osage Avenue, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, .


Africa was killed along with five other adults and five children when the Philadelphia Police Department head of bomb disposal dropped a satchel containing a gel-based explosive from a Pennsylvania State Police helicopter on a fortified bunker occupied by members of MOVE. The resulting explosion started a fire that resulted in the destruction of 65 homes in the neighborhood.