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Making a Difference in Africa

Barry Segal | Posted 07.31.2013 | World
Barry Segal

New York, NY -- President Bill Clinton delivered the keynote address at the Segal Family Foundation's Annual Meeting of grantees at Lighthouse Executi...

LOOK: 19 Years Ago..

Posted 05.10.2013 | Black Voices

On this day, 19 years ago, Nelson Mandela made history by becoming the first black president of South Africa after more than three centuries of white ...

Mandela Appears An Ailing Man In New Video

AP | MICHELLE FAUL | Posted 06.29.2013 | Black Voices

JOHANNESBURG — South African President Jacob Zuma said he found Nelson Mandela "in good shape and in good spirits" Monday, but a video of his en...

Mandela vs. Mugabe: A Contrast in African Heroes

Themba Mzingwane | Posted 06.25.2013 | World
Themba Mzingwane

Robert Mugabe represents the lesson of how power can irrevocably corrupt a once admired hero. On the other side, Nelson Mandela represents an example of how great statesmanship and forgiveness can be a catalyst to a quick national healing.

NYC's AMAZING Mandela Tribute

AP | Posted 06.18.2013 | Black Voices

NEW YORK — The public is invited to share their own inspirational quotes at a Times Square event tied to a video installation of Nelson Mandela'...

Thatcher Funeral Expected To Be Grand Spectacle

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 06.11.2013 | World

LONDON — Invitations to Margaret Thatcher's funeral are going out to more than 2,000 celebrities, dignitaries, colleagues and friends of the lat...

Doctors Give Update On Mandela's Health

Reuters | Posted 06.03.2013 | Black Voices

(Adds details, quote, background) JOHANNESBURG, April 3 (Reuters) - Former South African President Nelson Mandela is making "steady im...

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 Hospitalized

AP | CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA | Posted 05.27.2013 | Black Voices

JOHANNESBURG — Nelson Mandela was back in the hospital for the third time in four months Thursday, and the 94-year-old former South African pres...

Mandela Released From Hospital

AP | CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA | Posted 05.10.2013 | Black Voices

JOHANNESBURG — The building that houses South Africa's highest court, made partly with bricks from an apartheid-era prison, symbolizes what Nels...