Brotherly Fear: Racism Rocks Philadelphia

Racism rocks Philadelphia

First came the broken windows, then the potshots from a BB gun. Next came the hate-filled crowds in the street chanting, "We want them out!" Huddled inside their new home, Charles Williams, 23, and Marietta Bloxom, 24, watched with growing despair as their daughter Lekeisha, 7, cowered in the middle of the living room, afraid even to peer outside. Faced with the prospect of mob violence, Philadelphia Mayor Wilson Goode declared a state of emergency on Nov. 22 that banned outdoor gatherings of more than four people in a 30-block area around Williams' house. But by last week the young couple...

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