Baby-Snatching Practice Blocked Motherhood For 20-million Seconds

Justice system abuses mothers with no apologies by:  Linn Washington Jr. Debbie Africa with son Mike Jr. (right) and lawyer Brad Thomson (left). LBW Photo The piercing, bone-deep pain for a parent from having their child forcefully snatched away by authorities is a hurt Debbie Sims Africa knows in horrific ways. The immense suffering some […]

‘This is huge’: Black liberationist speaks out after her 40 years in prison

Exclusive: Debbie Sims Africa, the first freed member of a radical Philadelphia group many say were unjustly imprisoned, talks about reuniting with her son and defends the Move members still locked up: ‘We are peaceful people’  Debbie Sims Africa was 22 when she was sentenced. Her release is seen as a major breakthrough for those imprisoned […]

Monday April 16th The People vs The PA Parole Board

ONA MOVE First we would like to take the time to thank everyone that made phone calls, sent faxes, tweets, and emails on behalf of The Move 9 Sisters, as this is the first phase in our push for parole. As we had addressed earlier, Governor Wolf has indeed made changes to the parole board […]

May 2018 Parole Hearings For The Move 9 Sisters

ONA MOVE In May 2018  Janet, Janine, and Debbie Africa all will be making yet another appearance before The Pennsylvania Parole Board. In 2016 all three of the women were denied parole and given a two year hit, despite having excellent conduct records, home and employment plans, and once again the recommendation of the prison […]

Remembering Merle Africa 20 Years Later

March 13th 2018 will mark 20 years since MOVE political prisoner Merle Africa died under mysterious circumstances at The State Correctional Institution in Cambridge Springs Pennsylvania. This is a piece written in dedication to Merle by MOVE political prisoner Mike Africa. On March 13th we are asking people to circulate and collect signatures for our petition aimed at […]

Framed In America Harlem NYC Saturday February 24th 2018

ONA MOVE On Saturday February 24th 2018 The MOVE Organization and Supporters of MOVE are calling for all our friends in NYC and the TriState area to join us at The National Black Theater in Harlem NYC for an historic program we are hosting entitled Framed in America: The Making of Political Prisoners. Our program […]

UPDATE FROM RAMONA AFRICA

ONA MOVE, Everybody! Let me remind you of some upcoming activities regarding The MOVE 9. There is a program  February 15th here in Philadelphia at The Rotunda (40th & Walnut St.). There will be performers competing for participation in the August 2018 event- 40 year wrongful imprisonment of our family. There will also be a program in NYC at The National Black […]

ACTION ALERT EDDIE AFRICA TO SEE THE PAROLE BOARD ON 1/11/18

Ona Move We just received word tonight that our Brother Eddie Africa will be appearing before The Pa Parole Board this Thursday January 11th . It’s obvious due to our three day campaign and the pressure The Parole Board is under are obviously trying to give Eddie a rushed hearing and sweep this matter under the rug as fast […]

Amerikan Crime Case #99: May 13, 1985: The MOVE Massacre

American Crime is a regular feature of revcom.us. Each installment will focus on one of the 100 worst crimes committed by the U.S. rulers—out of countless bloody crimes they have carried out against people around the world, from the founding of the U.S. to the present day.   Above: Osage Avenue burns after Philadelphia police dropped […]

Upcoming Parole Actions for The Move 9: January 8th, 9th , and 10th

In 2008 The Move 9 all became eligible for parole, completing their minimum sentence of 30 years of a 30 to 100 year sentence. We are now in the year 2018, ten years after The Move 9 have reached their minimum and not one of the remaining imprisoned MOVE members have been paroled from prison. […]