Wilson Goode Sr.

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Andrew Kramer
January 06, 2019 - 7:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- There's been controversy in West Philadelphia since September, after a street block was named after the city's first black mayor. A shrine was created, about a month later, in opposition that now sits next to the street sign. Protestors were out defending that shrine...
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Wilson Goode Way
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Cherri Gregg
September 21, 2018 - 2:49 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Former Philadelphia Mayor W. Wilson Goode was celebrated in Overbrook Friday with a ceremony naming a portion of N. 59th Street "Wilson Goode Way." But protesters rallied during the event, blaming the Baptist minister for the 1985 MOVE tragedy. A few dozen protesters...
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Wilson Goode, Sr. in 2008
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Cherri Gregg
September 19, 2018 - 6:53 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — City Council recently approved a resolution that would name a section of a West Philadelphia street after the city's first black mayor. But multiple groups plan to oppose the effort after 11 MOVE members, including five children, were killed after Philadelphia police...
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