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Obama Offers Words Of Wisdom During 'Strange And Uncertain' Trump Era
President Obama subtly (but passionately) gave Trump shade while giving the Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture.
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Obama Warns In Mandela Speech That 'Strongman Politics Are Ascendant'
The former U.S. president spoke in South Africa the day after Trump's summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
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Meghan Markle Makes First Public Appearance Since Her Dad Said She Looked 'Terrified'
She and Prince Harry were all smiles as they attended an exhibit honoring Nelson Mandela.
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Trevor Noah: 'Wow! Racists Back Then Were So Eloquent'
“The Daily Show” host takes on the civility argument.
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Fighter. Liberator. Ungovernable Woman. Mother Of A Nation. And A Wife Too.
Winnie Madikizela-Mandela’s legacy may resonate even more in South Africa now than that of her husband, Nelson Mandela.
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Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, Anti-Apartheid Campaigner, Is Dead At 81
The South African activist spent decades standing up against racial segregation and discrimination.
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Cyril Ramaphosa, South Africa's Great Negotiator, Elected President
By Alexander Winning, Reuters
Ramaphosa has fulfilled his long-held ambition to lead the country.
Sikh Activist's Campaign A Reminder That Love Can Be A Force For Justice
"The greatest social movements in history were rooted in the ethic of love," says Valarie Kaur.
My Response To President Obama's Record-Breaking Tweet
Blogger, Spanish Interpreter, PitchforkPress.com, Myinterpreta...
With all due respect to President Obama and Nelson Mandela, is not that simple, and my response takes more than 140 characters.
The Day My Son Reminded Me To See The Good, Even When It's Hard
Mother. Wife. Teacher. Enthusiast of Caffeine, Music and Words...
These days, more often than I want to be, I’m distracted and worried about the world in which he’s growing up.
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Obama Responds To Charlottesville Violence With A Quote From Nelson Mandela
President Donald Trump had mentioned Obama in a statement about the protests.
Weekend Roundup: Democracy’s Faltering Steps In Africa
Editor-in-chief, The WorldPost
Elections in Rwanda and Kenya yield mixed results. In South Africa, cronyism wins the day.
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President Zuma's South Africa Is A Shadow Of Mandela's Rainbow
By By Ferial Haffajee, Editor-at-Large, HuffPost
Though the president dodged a devastating loss, his people have not.
Good Leaders Have Good Interfaces: How's Yours?
Head-Western and Central US & Senior Executive Coach, Goodston...
The more aware you are of how you interact impacts others, the more likely you can lead them.
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Anti-Apartheid Leader Ahmed Kathrada Who Spent Many Years In Jail Alongside Nelson Mandela Dead At 87
He dedicated his life to fighting the racial injustice of white-minority rule.
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60 Stunning Photos Of Girls Going To School Around The Globe
Every child deserves an education.
Clemson Doctoral Student Creates Rap Album On Blackness For Dissertation
A.D. Carson wanted his thesis to challenge racial views on campus and beyond.
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The Time Nelson Mandela Cuddled And Fell In Love With The Spice Girls
Todd Van Luling
"It’s one of the greatest moments in my life," Mandela said after meeting the girl group.
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