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Feb. 11: Nelson Mandela Gets Released From Prison After 27 Years

On Feb. 11, 1990, Nelson Mandela was released from a South African prison after 27 years.


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RZA Releases Nelson Mandela Tribute, ‘Gift of Hope’

After releasing “Destiny Bends” when he heard of Paul Walker’s death earlier this month, the Wu-Tang Clan member has followed suit with “Gift of Hope,” a song acknowledging Nelson Mendela’s passing last week.


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Jay Z Adds Nelson Mandela Tribute to ‘Magna Carter’ Concerts

The tribute comes during the performance of “Forever Young,” the fourth single from 2009 full-length “The Blueprint 3” that samples the 1984 Alphaville song also called “Forever Young.”


President Obama (right) and British Prime Minister David Cameron (left) pose for a picture with Denmark Prime Minister Helle Thorning Schmidt during the memorial service of former South African president Nelson Mandela in Johannesburg on Dec. 10, 2013. (Photo credit: ROBERTO SCHMIDT/AFP/Getty Images)

Pres. Obama Snaps Selfie at Mandela Memorial Service

President Barack Obama was caught snapping a selfie with other world leaders during a memorial service honoring former South African president Nelson Mandela.



Remembering Nelson Mandela: Music Community Mourns

Nelson Mandela, the first black President of South Africa and anti-apartheid icon, died today (Dec. 5) at his home. He was 95.


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Nelson Mandela, Former South African President, Dies at 95

Nelson Mandela, the former president of South Africa and anti-apartheid revolutionary, has died at the age of 95. President Jacob Zuma said Mandela died Thursday at his home after ongoing health problems. “Our nation has […]


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Black History Month Fast Facts: Nelson Mandela

All month long in February, we’re celebrating Black History Month! Nelson Mandela is a great inspiration to so many African Americans and people around the world!


Are You Looking To See The New ‘Winnie’ Movie?

[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Jennifer Hudson[/lastfm] is playing the role of Winnie Mandela alongside Terrance Howard (Nelson Mandela). The movie is going to be released next year.


Yep! Terrance & Jennifer Get Married

Well, not in real life… [lastfm]Jennifer Hudson[/lastfm] and Terrance Howard are playing Nelson and Winnie Mandela in a new movie. Many people said they couldn’t see it, but check out the actual photo from Nelson and Winnie’s […]