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Supporters of U.S. Senator Ted Cruz Offer 'Eulogy' for Nelson Mandela

Seth Abramson | Posted 02.05.2014 | Politics
Seth Abramson

What follows is a collage of sentences from the first one hundred negative responses to U.S. Senator Ted Cruz's official statement on the death of Nelson Mandela. The sentences, taken from the Senator's Facebook page, are unedited, though spelling mistakes were corrected.

Nelson Mandela Discharged From Hospital

Reuters | Posted 11.01.2013 | Black Voices

* Mandela will be treated at home; condition still critical * Former president suffering from lung ailment * Public aske...

A Tryst With Nelson Mandela

Harsh Bhasin | Posted 09.07.2013 | World
Harsh Bhasin

As the world watches and prays for Nelson Mandela, I am led to nostalgic reflections of my experiences meeting this great man.

Mandela Shows Us the Language of Dying Needs to Change

Mary F. Mulcahy | Posted 09.07.2013 | Black Voices
Mary F. Mulcahy

As most everyone around the world is aware, Nelson Mandela is dying. This statement elicits deep feelings of melancholy, sadness and grief. Why? It's in the language.

Court Documents Say Nelson Mandela In 'Perilous' Condition

Agence France Presse | | Posted 09.02.2013 | Black Voices

Nelson Mandela is in a "perilous" condition on life support in hospital, leaked court documents showed Wednesday.The bleak assessment of the anti-apar...

Obama, First Lady Meet Privately With Mandela Family

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 06.29.2013 | Politics

BY JULIE PACE, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS JOHANNESBURG (AP) — President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama met privately Saturday with the fami...

Obama To Meet Mandela Family

Reuters | Posted 08.28.2013 | Politics

PRETORIA, June 29 (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama will meet on Saturday with relatives of anti-apartheid hero ...

Winnie Mandela Shares Update On Nelson Mandela's Health

Reuters | Posted 08.28.2013 | Black Voices

JOHANNESBURG, June 28 (Reuters) - Former South African President Nelson Mandela is showing a "great improvement" in his health compared to a few day...

Obama Protesters Rally Near Mandela Hospital

Reuters | Posted 08.28.2013 | World

By Peroshni Govender PRETORIA, June 28 (Reuters) - South Africans protesting a visit to their country by U.S. President Barack Obama r...

Mandela, "My Black President"

Marco De Ponte | Posted 08.27.2013 | World
Marco De Ponte

A few hours ago, I was at the hospital in Pretoria, the hospital where Nelson Mandela is fighting his last battle. Together with colleagues and friends of ActionAid, together with dozens, even hundreds of people who come and go at all hours. It is not voyeuristic. It is a respectful homage to one of the great leaders of our time.

Is Age Behind Nelson Mandela's Lung Infection?

| Bryan Bumgardner | Posted 06.27.2013 | Fifty

By Bryan Bumgardner (Click here for the original article) On June 8, former South African president and cultural icon Nelson Mandela, 94, was hosp...

Nelson Mandela's Daughter Attacks Media

Reuters | Posted 08.27.2013 | Media

* Makaziwe Mandela hints at racism in foreign media frenzy * Says her father still responding to touch, moving eyes * Ma...

Nelson Mandela's Tribal Leaders Told To Prepare 'For The Worst'

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 06.26.2013 | Black Voices

As Nelson Mandela's health remained critical for the fourth consecutive day, tribal leaders reportedly were warned to prepare for his death. Accor...

LOOK: Internet's Support For Mandela Will Move You

Posted 06.26.2013 | Impact

UPDATE: June 26, 2013: 4:55 pm EST - Nelson Mandela has been placed on life support, according to a CNN report released this afternoon. Twitter use...

Obama Unlikely To See Mandela On Trip, South Africa Minister Says

Agence France Presse | Agence France Presse | Posted 08.25.2013 | Black Voices

US President Barack Obama is unlikely to see critically ill Nelson Mandela when he visits South Africa later this week, the country's minister of inte...

Update: Mandela Health Is Little Changed

Reuters | Posted 08.22.2013 | Black Voices

(Adds details, quotes) JOHANNESBURG, June 22 (Reuters) - Former South African president Nelson Mandela remains in a "serious but stabl...

Mandela 'Recovering Very Well' | Posted 08.15.2013 | Black Voices

(Reuters) - Former South African president and anti-apartheid hero Nelson Mandela is recovering well from a lung infection which has kept him in a ser...

7 Leadership Lessons Inspired By Nelson Mandela

Jovanka Ciares | Posted 08.12.2013 | Impact
Jovanka Ciares

Every time I think of Nelson Mandela, the great South African leader, the first thought in my mind is we need more like him. We are ready and in serious need of leaders to inspire us and motivate us with action as much as words.

What Mandela Means

Trevor Neilson | Posted 08.11.2013 | Impact
Trevor Neilson

With that moral clarity Mandela served 27 years behind bars, mostly on Robben Island, an island prison off of Cape Town where he was subjected to back-breaking labor.

Rafael Nadal 'Kills' Nelson Mandela On Twitter

The Huffington Post | Posted 07.28.2014 | Latino Voices

After making history by winning his eighth Roland Garros title, Rafael Nadal made an “unforced error” on the Twitterverse. On Monday, via his ...

Praying For Mandela's Recovery

Reuters | Posted 08.09.2013 | Black Voices

By Shafiek Tassiem SOWETO, South Africa, June 9 (Reuters) - South Africans prayed for Nelson Mandela's recovery on Sunday as the 94-y...

Nelson Mandela Visited By Family

Reuters | Posted 06.01.2013 | Black Voices

JOHANNESBURG, April 1 (Reuters) - South Africa's anti-apartheid hero Nelson Mandela, who is being treated in hospital for pneumonia, was visited by ...

Nelson Mandela's Recovery 'On Track'

Reuters | Posted 03.04.2013 | Black Voices

* First government statement since hospital discharge * Mandela has been at Johannesburg home for a week JOHANNESBURG, J...

Nelson Mandela Discharged From Hospital

Reuters | Posted 12.27.2012 | World

JOHANNESBURG, Dec 26 (Reuters) - Former South African President Nelson Mandela has been discharged from hospital where he received treatment for a lun...

The World Wishes Mandela Well and Needs Him

Mohamed A. El-Erian | Posted 04.27.2012 | World
Mohamed A. El-Erian

Mr. Mandela, we wish you a quick and full recovery. You have materially improved the well-being of millions and you continue to be a beacon for the many who struggle daily for a better and more just world.