Nelson Mandela

  *Nelson Mandela will be laid to rest on Sunday, Dec. 15 at his rural home in Qunu, and a memorial service in a Johannesburg…

JOHANNESBURG — South Africa says United States President Barack Obama and United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will be among world leaders speaking at a mass…

  Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, ex-wife of former South Africa president Nelson Mandela prays as she attends a service at Bryanston Methodist Church Winnie Madikizela-Mandela and President Zuma smile and laugh as the watch children being baptised during the service at Bryanston Methodist Church Shrouded in black, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela arrives for the service at Bryanston Methodist Church […]

Dr. Maya Angelou, a living legend among us, has delivered a powerful, gripping tribute to Nelson Mandela on behalf of the American people. Released by the U.S. State Department, Angelou speaks about the “heart of Africa” walking out the prison’s door and feeling the “cool winds of freedom” all the way in America. She speaks of love, revolution. Peace. It is truly a […]

  Terminal Tower was lit up Sunday evening to honor the memory of South African President Nelson Mandela. It was lit in the colors of South Africa’s flag: red, green, blue, and yellow. Mandela passed away Thursday at the age of 95. article courtesy of Fox8Cleveland.com

Meeting Nelson Mandela briefly is one thing, but fighting for him before you even shake hands is another. Charles Ogletree actually went to South Africa…

SILVER SPRING, MD, DECEMBER 6, 2013 – Radio One Founder and Chairperson Cathy Hughes issues the following on statement in recognition of the passing of Nelson Mandela. “The…

Nelson Mandela, South Africa’s first Black president, has passed away at 95. AV asks listeners in today’s AV’s Say What what the iconic figure meant to them and…

Imagine for a second that Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was not assassinated in 1968 but was instead jailed by the federal government for treason.…

Prince William and others attending the London premiere of a new film about Nelson Mandela were told of his death Thursday night as the closing credits rolled.   The news broke during the premiere. Stopping the screening of “Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom” was discussed, but Mandela’s daughters asked that the film continue, a spokesman […]

  South African president Jacob Zuma has announced Nelson Mandela’s funeral will take place on Sunday 15th December in Qunu, Eastern Cape. A memorial service will take place next Tuesday 10th December. More information will follow courtesy of NBC.com  

  Local leaders tell Channel 3 News they’ll never forget their own conversations with Nelson Mandela, who died Thursday at 95. “You could feel the greatness of this man as you sat in his presence. You knew that he was a specially designed human being,” said Louis Stokes, the former Congressman from Cleveland. President Nelson […]