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40 min ago | The Afro American Newspaper
Graciousness. Kindness. Forgiveness. Commentators have heaped these adjectives on Nelson Mandela as they reflect on his passing.
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4 hrs ago | Counterpunch
THE END OF CAPITALISM? - Rob Urie on the future of capitalism; James Kilgore on the strange politics of prisons in America; David Macaray digs into the history and influence of the US Chamber of Commerce; Louis Proyect surveys the films of Steven Soderberg; Lee Ballinger on political ballads; Jeffrey St. Clair recounts the history of eugenics in ... (more)
8 hrs ago | The Gazette
People sing the South Africa national anthem during the memorial service for late former South African President Nelson Mandela at the First National Bank Stadium, also known as Soccer City, in Johannesburg December 10, 2013.
13 hrs ago | News24
Retired Anglican Archbishop Desmond Tutu joins his hands as he arrives for the memorial service for former president Nelson Mandela at the FNB Stadium in Soweto.
Talking to Vula is the story of the secret communications network of Operation Vula, a project of the African National Congress that facilitated clandestine messaging between South African exiles in London and leaders of the resistance in Zambia and in South Africa.
This was where Nelson Mandela spent his last 14 months of incarceration -- the Victor Verster prison in Paarl, just outside Cape Town.
Banners with photographs of late South African president Nelson Mandela, adorn the South African Parliament on December 9, 2013, in Cape Town, on the eve of a memorial ceremony for the anti-apartheid icon who died on December 5, 2013.
Stanley B. Greenberg, chief executive officer of Greenberg Quinlan Rosner Research Inc., is the author with James Carville of "It's the Middle Class Stupid!" MEDIA CONSULTANT Frank Greer and I were invited in 1993 to speak to a workshop for 80 African National Congress campaign organizers, including Nelson Mandela and his top people.
I hopped on the Mandela bandwagon early, around 1969, if I recall correctly. I was fresh out of high school, with a passion for African liberation groups like Mandela's African National Congress .
Kirk-Anthony Hamilton looks at a picture of the late Nelson Mandela at the Liliesleaf Farm where Mandela held secret meetings with the African National Congress before his arrest.
Nelson Mandela , a revolutionary freedom fighter who remained on the United States Terror Watch List until 2008, was much more than a global icon.
Nelson Mandela died peacefully at 8:50pm last Thursday, December 5, 2013, in his Johannesburg home.
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Former South African president Nelson Mandela's biographer and those who knew him well reflected Sunday on the role that Mandela played in moving South Africa toward the end of its white-minority apartheid regime in the 1990s.
Mandela, pictured second from left, received his fist military training in Algeria with rebels from the National Liberation Front "Mandela received his initial military training by the rebels of the National Liberation Front in Algeria in the early 1960s, when he decided to establish a military arm to the African National Congress," Algerian ... (more)
From political posters to bottles of wine and kitchen aprons, the face and name of Nelson Mandela are a potent commercial and political brand in South Africa.