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Long Walk to Freedom

Idris Elba Describes Chilling Night In Nelson Mandela's Prison

OWN | Posted 01.25.2014 | OWN

Prior to Nelson Mandela's death, Oprah sat down with actor Idris Elba, who plays Mandela in the new film, "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom." In the abov...

Mandela Movie Breaking South Africa Box Office Records

AP | RAY FAURE | Posted 12.05.2013 | Entertainment

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A movie depicting the life of Nelson Mandela has become South Africa's highest grossing picture after its opening last week, its...

Idris Elba Hospitalized

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 11.05.2013 | Entertainment

Actor Idris Elba was hospitalized last weekend after suffering an asthma attack on a plane departing from the United Kingdom. Sky News reported th...

7 Books To Read Before You See The Movies This Fall

Posted 09.26.2013 | OWN

By Leigh Newman Some of our all-time favorite fiction and nonfiction reads will be having their debuts as films in the next three months. Here's wh...

Two Mandela Biopics Set To Compete

The Grio | Posted 08.21.2013 | Black Voices

Audiences will have the chance to see not one, but two biopics about the Mandelas this fall....

An Interview With F.W. De Klerk, the Last Apartheid President of South Africa

Nicolas Rossier | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Nicolas Rossier

While Nelson Mandela is today's most adored figure, little is known about the president who ordered his release. Frederik Willem de Klerk is widely recognized for orchestrating the end of apartheid.