This week on Sprouts, we revisit an interview with members of MOVE, the Philadelphia-based black liberation group. MOVE was in the news this month when one of its members, Debbie Africa, was granted parole after 40 years in prison.

MOVE was a communally organized group that followed a revolutionary political philosophy. In 1978, a police shootout at a MOVE compound resulted in the death of a police officer. Debbie Africa, was one of 9 MOVE members who were convicted of murder and were given life sentences.


Randi Steele, Joe Barton, Pam Africa, and Mike Africa 


Producer: Matt Swanson-Hurley
Co-Host: Randi Steele
Co-Host: Joe Barton

Music Playlist: 

Song: The Charade
Artist: D’Angelo and the Vangaurd
Album: Black Messiah
Label: RCA

Song: i
Artist: Kendrick Lamar
Album: To Pimp a Butterfly
Label: Top Dawg Entertainment

Song: Torpedoes on Tuesday
Artist: Poison Control Center
Album: Stranger Ballet

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