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First Day. Issues Nr. 3 - 23 [May 1994 - ca. January 2001]
MOVE / First Day Publishers 1994-2001, Philadelphia - 42x29 cm, [268] pp, TWENTY-ONE [21] ISSUES. Complete for this period. This is a set of 21 issues of the tabloid-format irregularly-published newspaper of the [Philadelphia] MOVE Organization, complete for this period [Issues nr. 3 - 23, May 1994-ca. January 2001]. Each is caption- titled. All but two issues run 12 pages each [Issue nr. 11 runs 32pp; Issue nr. 18 runs 8pp]. Several bear small tears to page margins, one bears a single small spot-stain, otherwise all are in Very Good condition. Contributors include MOVE Organization founder John Africa & Death Row- imprisoned Black revolutionary Mumia Abu-Jamal. Contents mainly concern the 9 MOVE members serving 30 to 100 year prison terms, the case of Mumia Abu-Jamal, and the cases of other imprisoned American black revolutionaries. [The Philadelphia Afro-American revolutionary collective "The MOVE Organization" was founded in the late 1960s/ early 1970s by John Africa. As a result of the shooting death of a police officer during the August 8, 1978 raid on Move Organization headquarters, 9 leading members of the MOVE Organization were each sentenced to 30 to 100 year prison terms. On May 13, 1985, the Philadelphia police launched a full-scale military assault on The MOVE Organization headquarters - including aerial bombardment- and killed eleven MOVE Organization members, five of them children]. Each issue folded in half. Several bear margin small tears. VG.
      [Bookseller: Expatriate Bookshop of Denmark]
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