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Why an Asian-American in Scotland Is Mourning Nelson Mandela

Helen I. Hwang | Posted 02.11.2014 | Impact
Helen I. Hwang

I grew up as one of the few Asians in a predominantly white, small Catholic New England town. Every day on the school bus and in the school hallways, I was getting punched, spat at and getting my hair pulled for simply not being white.

Nelson Mandela - A Father of Peace

Wendy Silvers | Posted 02.05.2014 | Impact
Wendy Silvers

This powerful messenger may have made his transition but the message that thundered so loudly through his words and actions in his lifetime may be kept alive and thriving through us.

Mandela Inspired Millions To Seek Peaceful Change

AP | JOHN DANISZEWSKI | Posted 12.06.2013 | Black Voices

NEW YORK (AP) — The thing about Nelson Mandela was that he made the rest of us want to be almost as noble as he. Imprisoned for 27 years, the anti-...

The Day I Met Mandela: My Lesson in Unity, Freedom and Equality Through Sport

Johann Koss | Posted 02.04.2014 | Sports
Johann Koss

I remember the man they call Madiba with great fondness, admiration and gratitude. Not only was he a man who dedicated his life to peace and freedom, he was an incomparable leader who truly understood the power of sport.

Let Mandela Inspire Us to Live Our Lives for Justice

Ruairí McKiernan | Posted 08.26.2013 | World
Ruairí McKiernan

The outpouring of global love for Nelson Mandela shows that people everywhere crave courageous leadership and celebrate those who are prepared to break the rules to uplift humanity.