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Nelson Mandela Day

Maura Sweeney: Ambassador of Happiness at UNESCO's Nelson Mandela Day

Maura Sweeney | Posted 07.22.2016 | Good News
Maura Sweeney

In what may be the shortest blog I've ever written, I'm announcing what can only be described as a dream come true. A very happy dream, indeed.

Sport for All: The Case for Inclusive Physical Activity Programs

Edwin Moses | Posted 07.17.2016 | Impact
Edwin Moses

We need more programs in the U.S. to have adaptive and inclusive opportunities for people with disabilities. In order to create lasting impact over the next 25 years we need to look at these problems holistically and commit to overcoming the barriers to access.

Happiness and the Inner Voice of Destiny

Maura Sweeney | Posted 07.02.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Maura Sweeney

Obey your inner voice and follow your destiny "It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves." -- William Shakespeare You have a dest...

What a Drive Through Mandela's Homeland Taught Me About Water

Robyn Beavers | Posted 09.17.2014 | Impact
Robyn Beavers

I arrived in Mandela's homeland thinking I had something to offer, but left feeling like I had just been given an education by some wiser friends.

Mandela Day: 67 Minutes That Could Change Your Life Forever

Jamie Joseph | Posted 09.09.2014 | Impact
Jamie Joseph

For 67 years the late Mr. Nelson Mandela devoted his life to the service of humanity -- as a human rights lawyer, a prisoner of conscience, an international peacemaker, and the first democratically elected president of a free South Africa, my homeland.

A Prayer Of Thanksgiving For Nelson Mandela

Rev. Dr. Chuck Currie | Posted 02.04.2014 | Religion
Rev. Dr. Chuck Currie

Death is not the final victory. Nothing can silence the voice of Nelson Mandela - not Robben Island, not death. His words are eternal. His voice will echo throughout time.

Former South African President Nelson Mandela Dies

Posted 01.23.2014 | Black Voices

Former South African President Nelson Mandela, who served 27 years in prison for anti-apartheid activities and led his continent into a new era, has d...

Top 15 Song Tributes to Madiba in Honor of Mandela Day

Kristi York Wooten | Posted 09.17.2013 | Entertainment
Kristi York Wooten

Nelson Mandela, whose July 18th birthday is known and celebrated worldwide as Mandela Day, is hugely influential and inspirational to musicians, who've found it easy to wrap poetry and melodies around the leader's tragic and triumphant life since.

LOOK: Ways To Give Back On Nelson Mandela Day

The Huffington Post | Nader Salass | Posted 07.17.2013 | Impact

In honor of Mandela Day this Thursday, activists and organizations are encouraging people to find ways to serve others. Mandela's foundation asked ...

South African President Cancels Trip

Reuters | Posted 08.26.2013 | Black Voices

* Government update intensifies speculation over health * Too early to say if Obama trip could be changed-spokesman * We...

BREAKING: Nelson Mandela On Life Support

Posted 06.26.2013 | Black Voices

Nelson Mandela has been placed on life support, CNN reported Wednesday afternoon. The former South African president's health remained critical for...

Right On, Fight On for Mandela Day With joinFITE

Jane D. Wurwand | Posted 09.17.2012 | Impact
Jane D. Wurwand

Nelson Mandela says that poverty is not an accident -- it is the result of human actions, and can be, and must be corrected by human actions.

7 Ways To Honor Nelson Mandela's Legacy

Posted 07.18.2012 | Impact

Nelson Mandela doesn't want you to paint the town red to celebrate his birthday -- he wants you to help clean it up! To celebrate the South African...

World Celebrates As Mandela Turns 93

The Huffington Post | Steven Hoffer | Posted 09.17.2011 | World

Happy birthday, Nelson Mandela! The former President of South Africa and renowned activist is celebrating his 93rd birthday today, and while he has...

Sarkozys Take NY (Photos): Carla Performing At Radio City, Nicholas Shows Off French-Themed Sneakers

Huffington Post | Katharine Zaleski | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

France's first couple are in NY over the weekend. In the beginning of the trip, President Sarkozy was the star attraction with a Friday morning Centr...