Nelson Mandela

via BlackAmericaWeb: While the current commander-in-chief panhandles for Russia, former President Barack Obama travelled to South Africa to commemorate the 100th birthday of Nelson Mandela, one of his greatest inspirations. Obama travelled to Africa on Sunday where he first stopped in Kenya, the birthplace of his father. It is his first visit to Africa since leaving office in […]

via EEWMagazine-Rebecca Johnson Gospel singer Kierra Sheard is known for touching hearts with her powerful songs and vocals. Recently, her own heart was touched during a visit to Cape Town, South Africa. While in the motherland, the 31-year-old toured Robben Island, the iconic prison where the late anti-apartheid revolutionary, Nelson Mandela, spent 18 years of […]

Director Kevin Hooks (Prison Break, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D) makes his return to the small-screen in the six hour BET miniseries, Madiba, the life and legacy of Nelson Mandela (Laurence Fisburne). Hooks talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about the historical importance of Mandela’s story and being the first African American to tell his story. https://www.instagram.com/p/BP-xaUNDMNi/?taken-by=bet […]

There are a handful of roles that every good actor is more than honored to play. So when Laurence Fishburne was asked to portray Nelson Mandela in a new miniseries, he didn’t hesitate. At first. “I was offered the part. I said ‘yes’ immediately, was completely honored to be asked. And then, 15 minutes later, […]

EEW Magazine News The Nelson Mandela Foundation has announced the launch of a multifaceted effort to support the late-2016 unveiling of a human rights memorial honoring the life and legacy of civil rights icon, Nelson Mandela. The 15-foot-tall monument is under construction at Skylawn Memorial Park in San Mateo. In partnership with NorthStar Memorial Group […]

The Mandela family name is one that carries a heavy weight of responsibility because of the legendary Nelson Mandela. And after his death in 2013,…

  South Africans are marking the anniversary of the death of Nelson Mandela. The former statesman died Dec. 5 last year after a long illness at the age of 95. Speaking at a formal ceremony on Friday in the capital Pretoria, Mandela’s widow Graca Machel said the former president was at peace when he died. […]

Zelda Wafer, massage therapist to the stars, joined Roland Martin Monday on “NewsOne Now” to discuss how massage therapy can improve your health. Wafer’s clients…

‘mi Mandela’ will feature guest vocals from Mumford & Sons, James Blake and others‎ Idris Elba has announced plans for a November release of mi Mandela, an album inspired by his experience playing late South African anti-Apartheid leader Nelson Mandela in Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom.‎ Elba, also known as the star of Luther, said […]

Nelson Mandela’s (pictured below left) second wife, Winnie Madikizela Mandela (pictured above) has reportedly legally challenged the will of the late South African president and…

WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI investigated multiple death threats against Nelson Mandela during his 1990 visit to the United States and relied on an informant…

The 45th Annual NAACP Image Awards was definitely a night to remember.  The best and the brightest in Black Hollywood converged at the Pasadena Civic…