“Attention, MOVE. This is America. You have to abide by the laws of the United States.” This was the ultimatum given through a Philadelphia police megaphone to a group of Black activists trapped in their home in the early morning of 13 May 1985.
“Under Fred,” said David Hilliard, the former head of the National Black Panther Party, “Chicago was the most active and exemplary chapter in the country. The young man was magnetic. He was born for leadership.”