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Nelson Mandela Obituary

Maya Angelou On Mandela: 'This Is A Very Heavy Time'

AP | HILLEL ITALIE | Posted 12.10.2013 | Black Voices

NEW YORK (AP) — Maya Angelou, who first met Nelson Mandela in the early 1960s, praised him as a great man worthy of comparison to another icon she k...

Mandela Burial Arrangements Announced

AP | CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA | Posted 02.05.2014 | Black Voices

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — As flags were lowered to half mast, people across South Africa commemorated Nelson Mandela with song, tears and prayers on Frida...

Nelson Mandela, South Africa's Peacemaker, Dies

AP | CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA and MARCUS ELIASON | Posted 02.04.2014 | Black Voices

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Nelson Mandela was a master of forgiveness. South Africa's first black president spent nearly a third of his life as a prisoner...

How Nelson Mandela Inspired Music, Movies, Poems

AP | HILLEL ITALIE | Posted 01.25.2014 | Black Voices

NEW YORK (AP) — Heroic in his deeds, graceful in his manner, sainted in his image, Nelson Mandela long served as both cause and muse in the entertai...

A Prayer Of Thanksgiving For Nelson Mandela

Rev. Chuck Currie | Posted 02.04.2014 | Religion
Rev. Chuck Currie

Death is not the final victory. Nothing can silence the voice of Nelson Mandela - not Robben Island, not death. His words are eternal. His voice will echo throughout time.

Former South African President Nelson Mandela Dies

Posted 01.23.2014 | Black Voices

Former South African President Nelson Mandela, who served 27 years in prison for anti-apartheid activities and led his continent into a new era, has d...

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...

Nelson Mandela Still In Critical Condition

AP | Posted 09.12.2013 | Black Voices

JOHANNESBURG — Nelson Mandela remains in a South African hospital, where he is in critical but stable condition. Mandela's wife, Graca Machel, ...

Mandela Remains Critical Condition As Family Feuds

AP | Posted 08.30.2013 | Black Voices

JOHANNESBURG — Nelson Mandela's grandson says he will contest a court order for him to move the remains of three family members to their origina...

South African President Cancels Trip

Reuters | Posted 08.26.2013 | Black Voices

* Government update intensifies speculation over health * Too early to say if Obama trip could be changed-spokesman * We...

BREAKING: Nelson Mandela On Life Support

Posted 06.26.2013 | Black Voices

Nelson Mandela has been placed on life support, CNN reported Wednesday afternoon. The former South African president's health remained critical for...