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Nelson Mandela Funeral

Nelson Mandela: A Leader's Legacy Living and Breathing Within Today's Youth

Denzel Cummings | Posted 02.14.2014 | College
Denzel Cummings

Mandela's legacy has touched every continent, but it is distinctly personal for me as I see his influence in every mother and father figure I've ever had in my life.

Media Banished From Nelson Mandela's Funeral

Reuters | Posted 02.12.2014 | Media

* Army, police lock down Mandela ancestral village * Jets enforce no-fly zone * Grieving locals cashing in ...

Remembering How Mandela Challenged Us

Frederick Jerome Streets | Posted 02.11.2014 | College
Frederick Jerome Streets

It is easier for some, like they did Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., to embrace him in death than it is to remember that in his life, he challenged us all to confront our hatred of one another and to free our minds of prejudice.


Shan Wells | Posted 02.10.2014 | Denver
Shan Wells


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 ...

Media Sends Big Hitters To Cover Mandela Funeral

Posted 12.10.2013 | Media

Television networks have descended on South Africa to cover Nelson Mandela's funeral. Mandela died on Friday, prompting an outpouring of remembran...

Obama Traveling To Honor Mandela

Posted 12.09.2013 | Politics

By JULIE PACE, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama will pay tribute this week to Nelson Mandela, making the long trip f...

Bill Clinton, George W. Bush To Attend Nelson Mandela's Funeral

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

Former Presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush, along with former First Lady Laura Bush, will attend former South African President Nelson Mandela'...

The Dignity of Man: A South African Rabbi Remembers Nelson Mandela

Avraham Edelstein | Posted 02.05.2014 | Religion
Avraham Edelstein

American leaders are obsessed with their legacy. Second-term presidents make a mad dash to do something, anything, that will allow history to judge them favorably. Mandela never stooped to this. If he made history, it was as a healer of souls.

Obama Expected To Travel To South Africa For Nelson Mandela Funeral

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

President Barack Obama will likely travel to South Africa to mourn the passing of former South African President Nelson Mandela, a White House officia...

CNN Denies Alleged Deal

Posted 07.09.2013 | Media

CNN is denying a report that alleges the network negotiated exclusive rights to air Nelson Mandela's eventual funeral. The Sunday Independent in S...