Children of the MOVE family remember MOVE 9 during dedication of new marker

MOVE family youth at marker ceremony on June 24, 2017During the dedication of the new marker on Saturday, June 24, 2017, children of the MOVE family stand silently with photos of MOVE members who have been incarcerated for 38 years. Photograph by Ed Hille, Staff Photographer for the Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News.

A historical marker was unveiled during a ceremony this afternoon at Osage Avenue and Cobbs Creek Parkway, Philadelphia, where the Move activist community lived until they along with neighbors were bombed in 1985.

The marker is the result of two years’ worth of work by students at the Jubilee School.

 

Save the Date: MOVE Art Exhibit and Commemoration

August 5, 2017 - Free the MOVE 9 Program at House of the Lord Church in Brooklyn, NYSaturday, August 5, 2017,

2 – 4 pm: MOVE Art Exhibit – With The Art of Sophia Dawson
$20 – Fundraiser

5 – 8 pm: Program – 39 Years Too Long: Free The Move 9
Free
Featuring:
Ramona Africa (Move Org), Pam Africa (ICFFMAJ), Lawrence Hamm (POP), Suzanne Ross (Free Mumia Coalition), James McIntosh (CEMOTAP), Inez Barron (NYC Councilperson) & Charles Barron (NYS Assemblyperson), and more to be added

House of The Lord Church
415 Atlantic Avenue (bet. Bond & Nevins Sts.) – see map
Brooklyn, NY

For more info: (215) 386-1165 & onamovellja@aol.com

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Who are the MOVE 9?

Over 36 years after the Aug. 8, 1978 confrontation in Philadelphia, the eight remaining “MOVE 9” prisoners are still being denied parole, after becoming eligible in 2008. MOVE is asking for support in building public pressure for the MOVE 9’s release. The MOVE 9 are:

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Write to the MOVE 9 and let them know they are remembered.

Michael Davis Africa #AM4973
P.O. Box 244
Graterford, PA 19426-244

William Phillips Africa #AM4984
Charles Sims Africa #AM4975
Delbert Orr Africa #AM4985
1000 Follies Rd.
Dallas, PA 18612

Edward Goodman Africa #AM4974
Mumia Abu Jamal #AM8335
301 Morea Rd.
Frackville, PA 17932
(570) 773-2158
Supt. John Kerestes

Debbie Sims Africa #006307
Janet Hollaway Africa #006308
Janine Phillips Africa #6309
451 Fullerton Ave.
Cambridge Springs, PA 16403-1238

Check out www.move9parole.blogspot.com for more specific information on how to support parole for the MOVE 9

MOVE 9

Almost 35 years after the Aug. 8, 1978 confrontation in Philadelphia, the eight remaining “MOVE 9” prisoners are still being denied parole, after becoming eligible in 2008. MOVE is asking for support in building public pressure for the MOVE 9’s release. The MOVE 9 are:

Name Photo Location Years Imprisoned
Michael Davis Africa Michael Davis Africa Graterford, PA 35
William Phillips Africa William Phillips Africa Dallas, PA 35
Delbert Orr Africa Delbert Orr Africa Dallas, PA 35
Edward Goodman Africa eddie-65x100px Frackville, PA 35
Charles Sims Africa Charles Sims Africa Hunlock Creek, PA 35
Debbie Sims Africa Debbie Sims Africa Cambridge Springs, PA 35
Janet Hollaway Africa Janet Hollaway Africa Cambridge Springs, PA 35
Janine Phillips Africa Janine Phillips Africa Cambridge Springs, PA 35
Merle Africa (transitioned) Merle Africa South Carolina 35

Write to the MOVE 9 and let them know they are remembered.

Michael Davis Africa #AM4973
P.O. Box 244
Graterford, PA 19426-244

William Phillips Africa #AM4984
Delbert Orr Africa #AM4985
1000 Follies Rd.
Dallas, PA 18612

Edward Goodman Africa #AM4974
Mumia Abu Jamal #AM8335
301 Morea Rd.
Frackville, PA 17932

Charles Sims Africa #AM4975
660 State Route 11
Hunlock Creek, PA 18621-3136

Debbie Sims Africa #006307
Janet Hollaway Africa #006308
Janine Phillips Africa #6309
451 Fullerton Ave.
Cambridge Springs, PA 16403-1238

Check out www.move9parole.blogspot.com for more specific information on how to support parole for the MOVE 9