Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela

Norton, Cummings to Attend Mandela Memorial in South Africa

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.


The front pages of British newspapers report on the death of former South African President Nelson Mandela on Dec. 6, 2013 in London, England. (credit: Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

‘He Belongs To The Ages’: Mandela Mourned The World Over

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.


Members of the Kankouran West African Dance Company perform in D.C. to celebrate Nelson Mandel's 95th birthday. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

African Art Museum In DC Invites Mandela Tribute

The National Museum of African Art in Washington is inviting visitors to sign a condolence book for Nelson Mandela.


The newly installed statue of South African leader Nelson Mandela seen in front of the South African Embassy, as remodeling is ongoing, Dec. 5, 2013, in Washington, D.C. (Photo credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

South African Embassy in D.C. Flooded With Visitors for Mandela

Former South African President Nelson Mandela’s death has sparked people in the Washington area to pay tribute to the anti-apartheid icon.


Mandela poses onstage during the 46664 Concert In Celebration Of Nelson Mandela's Life held at Hyde Park on June 27, 2008 in London, England.  (credit: Gareth Davies/Getty Images)

Ali: Mandela Inspired Others To ‘Reach For What Appeared To Be Impossible’

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.


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Nelson Mandela’s Death Draws Celebrity Reactions on Twitter

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. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

Nelson Mandela, Former South African President and Global Icon, Dies at 95

Nelson Mandela, the former president of South Africa and anti-apartheid revolutionary, has died at the age of 95.


British actor Idris Elba, who plays the role of Nelson Mandela in the movie "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom", delivers a speech on the day of the movie's premiere in Johannesburg on Nov. 3, 2013. (Photo credit: ALEXANDER JOE/AFP/Getty Images)

‘Mandela’ to Screen for Obama at White House

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.


Nelson Mandela (credit: SHAUN CURRY/AFP/Getty Images)

D.C. Celebrates Nelson Mandela’s 95th Birthday

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.


Nobel peace laureate Archbishop Desmond Tutu speaks alongside President Barack Obama following a tour of the Desmond Tutu HIV Foundation Youth Centre in Cape Town, South Africa, on June 30, 2013. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Tutu To Obama: ‘Your Failure, Whether You Like It Or Not, Is Our Failure’

Everywhere he went in Africa, President Barack Obama was competing with history.