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Brother of 2 girls killed in MOVE bombing sues city, UPenn

Nov. 07, 2022 18:01 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The brother of two girls killed in a 1985 police bombing on the headquarters of a a Black Liberation group has filed a lawsuit against the city of Philadelphia and the University of Pennsylvania, saying his sisters' remains were mishandled and hidden away for decades causing...

Philadelphia apologizes for experiments on Black inmates

Oct. 06, 2022 21:42 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The city of Philadelphia issued an apology Thursday for the unethical medical experiments performed on mostly Black inmates at its Holmesburg Prison from the 1950s through the 1970s. The move comes after community activists and families of some of those inmates...