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Copyright (2013) AFP. All rights reserved. Family members and dignitaries viewed the open casket Wednesday morning, after
Copyright (2013) AFP. All rights reserved. The South African government said Thursday it would not release photographs of
Today I had the great honor of saying an opening prayer at the National Cathedral's memorial service for Nelson Mandela, the most important political leader of the 20th century. This was an honor, not only because of Mandela's stature on the world's stage, but because he was someone I admired very deeply and personally.
Those lofty goals are far from being met in South Africa, or here in the U.S., for that matter. Mandela's legacy to us is to hold out the greater vision of reconciliation, a dream of justice grounded in a profound faith in the human capacity to change.
PHOTOS: As the world continues to mourn the loss of Nelson Mandela, many entertainers are paying homage to the former South
We need Mandela's same brave determined spirit if we're to take on the impossible task of trying to end war, poverty, hunger, gun violence, drones, executions, nuclear weapons and environmental destruction.
People attending Nelson Mandela's public Memorial Service at the FNB stadium on December 10, 2013, in Johannesburg, South
The campaign faced other hurdles as well. Though there was little quality polling in South Africa, the first numbers they
International Human Rights Day: African American Faith Leaders Call for End to War on Drugs and Mass Incarceration
The U.S. has the highest incarceration rate in the world, with over 2.3 million people behind bars. Let us act to show that this nation is concerned about the human rights violations that are happening at home.
The Daily Currant previously ran a a fake interview with West, in which the rapper was "quoted" as saying, “I liberate minds
"We chose sides," the MSNBC host continued, raising his voice. "We chose the wrong side. People in this country turned us
Responding to conservatives who dismiss Mandela as a communist, Gingrich added, "Actually Mandela was raised in a Methodist