IN REMEMBRANCE: 1-18-2015

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BEAUTIFUL, ALSO, ARE THE SOULS OF MY BLACK SISTERS

PHIL AFRICA, OF BLACK LIBERATION GROUP MOVE, LONG IN PRISON

Phil Africa, right, with Dick Gregory in Philadelphia in 1978.Credit Bill Ingraham/Associated Press

A prison spokeswoman, Robin Lucas, attributed the death to unspecified natural causes.

Move is best known for the 24-hour siege at one of its houses in Philadelphia in 1985 that ended when the state police dropped a bomb, touching off a fire — the worst in the city’s history — that left 11 people dead and destroyed more than 60 homes. Phil Africa was in prison at the time.

Born William Phillips on Jan. 1, 1956, he…

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