Congressman Elijah Cummings of Maryland and Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton of the District of Columbia will be part of the Congressional delegation attending Nelson Mandela’s memorial service in South Africa.
In nearly seven decades spent fighting for freedom and equality, Nelson Mandela inspired and challenged the world to stand up for others. As word of Mandela’s death spread, current and former presidents, athletes and entertainers, and people around the world spoke about the life and legacy of the former South African leader.
The National Museum of African Art in Washington is inviting visitors to sign a condolence book for Nelson Mandela.
Former South African President Nelson Mandela’s death has sparked people in the Washington area to pay tribute to the anti-apartheid icon.
Muhammad Ali paid tribute to Nelson Mandela as a symbol of forgiveness who inspired others to “reach for what appeared to be impossible,” as the boxing great joined in mourning the death of the South African anti-apartheid leader on Thursday.
Former South African President Nelson Mandela died at age 95 on Thursday, and the world quickly took to popular social medias sites to mourn the passing of the South African leader.
Nelson Mandela, the former president of South Africa and anti-apartheid revolutionary, has died at the age of 95.
The Nelson Mandela biopic “Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom” will get an audience from President Barack Obama, as well as a screening at the Kennedy Center hosted by Hillary Clinton.
The Embassy of the Republic of South Africa, the Coalition of Black Trade Unionists and TransAfrica came together to celebrate Nelson Mandela’s 95th birthday.
Everywhere he went in Africa, President Barack Obama was competing with history.