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Mandela Death

Huge Crowds Gather In Hopes Of Seeing Mandela's Body

AP | MARKUS SCHREIBER | Posted 02.12.2014 | World

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Tens of thousands of South African mourners waited in line on Friday to view the body of Nelson Mandela, which was lyi...

Winnie Describes Mandela's Last Moments

AP | Posted 12.12.2013 | Black Voices

LONDON (AP) — Winnie Mandela says she feels "very blessed" to have been with ex-husband Nelson Mandela when he died, describing how she sat by his b...

Thousands Queue To Pay Tribute To Mandela

Agence France Presse | | Posted 02.11.2014 | World

Up to 14,000 people viewed Nelson Mandela's body on the first day of his lying in state, the government said Thursday, announcing that shuttle service...

WATCH: Jay Z's Tribute To Madiba

Posted 12.16.2013 | Black Voices

As the world continues to mourn the loss of Nelson Mandela, many entertainers are paying homage to the former South African president through various ...

World Leaders Bow, Pray At Mandela's Casket

AP | CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA and JON GAMBRELL | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — World leaders bowed and prayed Wednesday before the flag-draped casket containing the body of Nelson Mandela, having a...

10 Memorable Images From Mandela's Memorial

Posted 12.10.2013 | World

A boy with "Rest In Peace Nelson Mandela" painted on his face looks up to the skies during the memorial service for former South African president N...

Celebrating the Life of Nelson Mandela

Miles Rapoport | Posted 02.05.2014 | Politics
Miles Rapoport

Of those achievements, perhaps his greatest was in teaching how deeply racism damages society, the oppressors and the oppressed alike, and how through compassion all must be healed from the wounds of this violence.

The Real Miracle of Nelson Mandela Isn't What We Think

Rev. J.C. Austin | Posted 02.05.2014 | Religion
Rev. J.C. Austin

The true greatness of Mandela, the most profound miracle he performed, was that he made his supporters, his enemies, and his admirers around the world believe that the world could change and be redeemed; he made all of us believe that "the way things are" is not the way things have to be.

PHOTOS: South Africa Reacts To Nelson Mandela's Death

Posted 01.23.2014 | World

South Africa mourned on Thursday as news spread of the death of its iconic leader, Nelson Mandela. Mandela was 95 and spent several months in the hosp...

De Klerk: Uniting South Africa Was His Greatest Accomplishment

Reuters | Posted 02.04.2014 | World

(Adds quotes, background) WASHINGTON, Dec 5 (Reuters) - Nelson Mandela's greatest accomplishment was to unify South Africa and push fo...

World Leaders React To Mandela's Passing

Posted 01.23.2014 | World

South Africa's iconic leader Nelson Mandela passed away on Thursday. Mandela was 95 and had spent months in the hospital earlier this year for a recur...

The Life And Times Of An Icon

Reuters | Posted 02.04.2014 | Black Voices

Dec 5 - Here are some important dates and events in the life of former South African President and anti-apartheid fighter Nelson Mandela, who died o...

OOPS: Dutch City Council Pronounces Mandela Dead

Posted 06.27.2013 | World

The city council of an Amsterdam neighborhood observed a minute of silence to mark the death of South African icon Nelson Mandela on Tuesday. Mandela,...