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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 Remains 'Quite Ill' And Can't Speak

AP | CARLEY PETESCH | Posted 01.25.2014 | Black Voices

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa's former president, Nelson Mandela, remains "quite ill" and unable to speak because of tubes that are keeping his l...

Nelson Mandela Discharged From Hospital

AP | Posted 09.01.2013 | Black Voices

JOHANNESBURG -- South Africa's president says Nelson Mandela has been discharged from the hospital in the capital, Pretoria. President Jacob Zuma sai...

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...

Sustained Improvement

AP | WANDOO MAKURDI | Posted 09.21.2013 | Black Voices

JOHANNESBURG — The health of former South African President Nelson Mandela has improved, though he remains in critical condition, the government...

Happy Birthday, Nelson Mandela!

AP | CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA | Posted 09.17.2013 | Black Voices

JOHANNESBURG — Hospital visitors say Nelson Mandela smiled and nodded Thursday – his 95th birthday – and South Africans celebrated u...

Mandela Could Be Heading Home Soon

AP | JASON STRAZIUSO | Posted 09.13.2013 | Black Voices

JOHANNESBURG — Nelson Mandela may be discharged from hospital soon to recuperate at home, said a former president of South Africa. The predicti...

Mandela Is 'Very Much Alive'

AP | JASON STRAZIUSO | Posted 09.08.2013 | Black Voices

JOHANNESBURG — Three silver-haired men sat together and recalled a court case 50 years ago that rocketed their friend and fellow freedom fighter...

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.

Mandela Remains In Hospital

AP | Posted 07.08.2013 | Black Voices

JOHANNESBURG -- Nelson Mandela remains in a South African hospital, where he is in critical but stable condition. There was no official update Monday...

The Latest On Mandela's Health

AP | Posted 09.06.2013 | Black Voices

JOHANNESBURG — Nelson Mandela has now spent a month in the hospital. South Africa's anti-apartheid hero was admitted June 8 for a recurring lun...

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...

Mandela Remains In Hospital, Condition Unchanged

AP | CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA | Posted 08.31.2013 | Black Voices

PRETORIA, South Africa — The spelling and grammar need work, but the message has its own eloquence. A 10-year-old's note to Nelson Mandela, the...

A Hard Act To Follow

AP | CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA | Posted 06.29.2013 | Black Voices

JOHANNESBURG -- In November, just before Nelson Mandela's health began a long downward spiral, the leader of a project to build a children's hospital ...

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...

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...

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...

Mandela's Condition Improved Overnight

AP | CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA | Posted 08.27.2013 | Black Voices

JOHANNESBURG — Nelson Mandela's health improved overnight and although his condition remains critical it is now stable, the South African govern...

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...