Our memories of that night and the experience of being in a room with President Castro were so impactful that many minds
Genus is the origin of terms that reflect what is original, or sourceful, or at the beginning. Consider: If I can't generate
A friend of mine posted this video. The friend in question is an intelligent, balanced person and someone I like and trust
If to live is to suffer, as Tolstoy understood so well, then to persevere is to find meaning in one's suffering. Does hardship make us beasts, Tolstoy asks, or better human beings? Do we continually focus on getting what we think we want, or on making something meaningful out of what we have, no matter how miniscule or shabby it might seem?
Since 2008, Mandela Day has become an international celebration of public service.
I first came to South Africa in 1995 after Mandela's release. I had never set foot in Apartheid South Africa.
The unforeseeable can happen to everyone -- including to those who help create great art.
South Africans Celebrate Twenty Years of Freedom and Democracy: A Reflection on Nelson Mandela's Legacy
Joy Ngoma: A lot of people all over the world have been voicing their opinions about Nelson Mandela's legacy since his passing
South Africans Celebrate Twenty Years of Freedom and Democracy: A Reflection on Nelson Mandela's Legacy, Part 2
My third interview was with Gita Pather, the Director of Theatre at the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits) in Johannesburg, South Africa.
For 67 years the late Mr. Nelson Mandela devoted his life to the service of humanity -- as a human rights lawyer, a prisoner of conscience, an international peacemaker, and the first democratically elected president of a free South Africa, my homeland.